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How to avoid an eczema flare this spring

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How to avoid an eczema flare this spring

By Bonnie... Spring has officially sprung here in Australia, but this does not mean that your eczema has to as well! Most of us  embrace spring as the days become longer and our weather gets warmer, plants grow and flowers bloom. However, if you’re an eczema sufferer, springtime can be less enchanting. Spring brings an increase of allergens in the air, (think grass, flower and pollens), warmer temperatures can worsen already irritated, dry skin, and increase sweating can further inflame eczema. So, how can you help your skin during the springtime? Read our tips to find out. Choose the right...

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Skincare Routine for an Eczema Sufferer

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Skincare Routine for an Eczema Sufferer

By Bonnie... Is it just me or has ‘skincare routines’ become the new crazed buzz? My Instagram and Facebook pages are flooded with advertisements featuring beauty influences sprouting  ‘fancy’ skincare products. The new hot conversation with my friends has turned from ‘what foundation do you use’ to ‘what face oil are you wearing.’ It is great to see skincare has become a top priority. As a wise lady once told me (probably my Mum) all the makeup, blow dries, and handbags in the world don’t mean much if your skin is unhappy.    Us eczema warriors will often have a very...

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Isolation: an eczema sufferer's dream

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Isolation: an eczema sufferer's dream

By Bonnie... Feeling very overwhelmed? It seems inconceivable that a little over a month ago, my main focus was planning for my oversea adventure to Canada! At this time it is essential to gather resilience, show the best of human nature and breathe deeply as much as needed. These anxious and unsettling times bring on unforeseen challenges, however the best of human nature is rising to this challenge. As an eczema sufferer, I have reflected on what self-isolation can mean for us eczema warriors. Being an introvert and former (current in these times of stress) eczema sufferer, time of self-isolation...

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Immune System Wellness for Eczema: What to do while you are stuck at home

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Immune System Wellness for Eczema: What to do while you are stuck at home

  Karen Fischer and Grace Pettitt here... There’s a lot going on in the world at the moment so we wanted to reach out to our community and provide some positivity and useful tips.  We've also created a soothing and calming Spotify playlist for you (see the end of this article for the direct link).  The world may seem chaotic atm, and you may need to stay home more often but, as Katie from the Eczema Life office said, "That's an introverts dream". Well said! I'm a big believer in reframing your perspective in order to calm down the body's nervous system. Yes,...

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Eczema Detox Easter Menu and Recipes

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Eczema Detox Easter Menu and Recipes

Spending time with family and friends or taking a well-deserved break should be all you have to think about this Easter weekend, so let us take care of the menu...  Many Easter favourites such as sugar-laden chocolates and hot cross buns can trigger eczema flare-ups (if you are susceptible to eczema or have allergies), so we have designed these recipes with your sensitive skin in mind. Featuring foods from nutritionist Karen Fischer's Eczema Detox program, these recipes are high in nutrition, low in allergens and full of flavour.  Good Friday Fish Dish Whether you typically choose fish for Good Friday or not, this dish...

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