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Curing Eczema Naturally: Aidan’s Story

Today, I have a special guest post from a courageous mom – meet April Her son, Aidan, had severe eczema, and she did everything that she could to help him get better. The only thing that worked for her was this: the Avène Hydrotherapy Center. For my readers, the Avène Hydrotherapy Center is a center in France, where the […]

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Dating When You Have Eczema

Dating with any type of skin problem is never fun – especially when you have eczema. The most traumatizing thing about having eczema is how unattractive it makes people feel. So how do you go about dating and being in a relationship when you are suffering from eczema? Here’s my hubby and I sharing some relationship/dating […]

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Why Topical Steroid Withdrawal May Be Causing Your Eczema Flare Ups

If you’ve ever wondered why your skin’s not healing – Topical Steroid Addiction (TSA) and Topical Steroid Withdrawal (TSW) could be one reason why. Also known as “Red Skin Syndrome” and “Steroid Induced Eczema,” Topical Steroid Addiction (TSA) and Topical Steroid Withdrawal (TSW) is never pretty; this often happens when an individual overuses topical steroid creams and […]

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The Inside Scoop On My Life: A Very Special Birthday Post

Hi there! If you’ve been a reader of my blog for some time – you’ll know I usually write eczema-specific posts – but I thought I’d take the time today to introduce you to something more: my life.  It was my birthday this past week and it’s almost been a year since I’ve been writing […]

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The Eczema Cure: Why Doctors Can’t Cure Eczema

If you’ve been struggling with eczema for a long time, you probably know that many doctors say that eczema is incurable. I was told that my whole life, especially growing up. In fact, I can’t remember a doctor that didn’t tell me that my eczema would never be cured. I left disappointed and crushed after every doctor’s appointment. Inside, I knew that “there must be a […]

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Reader’s Q&A: I’m so confused. How do I begin healing my eczema?

This month’s ‘Reader’s Q&A’ question is about how to begin healing your eczema from the inside out. There’s so many options of how to start doing it – especially in terms of diet and gut. What should the reader do? (submit your own question here). Reader’s Question: “Hi! I was reading your blog and I am so happy […]

Recipes for You

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Watermelon Limeade

Here’s another very simple recipe for you to enjoy if you need a refreshing drink Ingredients 6 cups of cut up watermelon 1/2 cup fresh lime juice 2–3 tablespoons of raw honey (or your desired choice of sweetener) Lime wedges (for serving) Note: If you’re not a fan of sweets – you can omit the sweetener if you find that the watermelon is […]

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Refreshing Watermelon Mint Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette

Mmmmm! If you’re into simple recipes – this one’s SUPER quick and delicious. It’s become my favourite salad of the summer and it only takes 10-15 minutes to make. All you need are 4 simple ingredients: Watermelon (6 cups) Feta Cheese (4 ounces – or adjust to taste) Balsamic Vinegar (1/4 cup) Mint (1/4 cup – or […]

Ingredients to Avoid

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Which are the harshest ingredients that you should be avoiding?

What ingredients do you look for when searching for the best cream or best shampoo for eczema? Do you pay close attention to what goes into your shampoo? The personal care products are a $50 billion industry – especially in the United States. But what if you were told that the personal care products you […]

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Which Products for Eczema Should You Avoid?

It is important to choose the best shampoo for eczema; the type of shampoo and cream you end up using to treat your eczema is incredibly significant because your skin will absorb 60% of the topical products that you put on it. This means that if you use vaseline topically onto your body, (which is made from […]