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Looking after your eczema at Xmas

By |2019-12-09T14:48:54+00:00December 9th, 2019|EOS News|

Christmas can be a tricky time  for eczema sufferers with lots of triggers at this time of year. Christmas jumpers are more popular than ever, with designs featuring tinsel and flashing reindeer noses. Often these jumpers are made from synthetic material that can be itchy for sensitive skin, choose pure cotton fabrics and ones without

Why you should use emollient every single day

By |2019-11-25T15:30:06+00:00November 25th, 2019|Eczema News, EOS News|

Eczema skin needs emollients every single day - without exception. It is vital to keep the skin moisturised and provide a barrier. Eczema skin has a shortage of fats and oils surrounding the skin cells, the cells shrink which forms cracks and allows moisture to escape and irritants to enter. The skin reacts, causing redness

Send an EOS Xmas card and help raise vital funds

By |2019-11-06T10:58:03+00:00November 6th, 2019|EOS News|

Ho-ho-hope it's not too soon for the C word but EOS is now officially in the Xmas spirit. Who says the start of November is too soon for some vintage Mariah Carey? We were blown away with the number of fantastic entrants for the EOS Christmas e-card design competition and choosing winners in the two

Five things not to say to someone with eczema…

By |2019-10-30T10:47:11+00:00October 30th, 2019|EOS News|

Everyone seems to have an opinion on eczema - and can't wait to share it with you. While their heart is probably in the right place their comments can be frustrating at best and offensive at worst. Here are five things not to say to someone with eczema. ONE 'Have you tried Child's Farm/Tropic/a diet

Fundraising stars – Alfie and Kimberley

By |2019-10-22T09:46:42+00:00October 22nd, 2019|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

Members Kimberley, son Alfie and friends completed a fancy dress walk to raise funds for EOS. Alfie (3) has eczema and the family wanted to give back to EOS for supporting them over the years. They organised a two mile walk around their home town of Montrose with Alfie's friends, ending up in a soft

Members Matthew and Donna appear on TV in Northern Ireland

By |2019-10-15T13:46:00+00:00October 15th, 2019|Publicity|

EOS members Matthew and Donna are pretty much celebrities in Northern Ireland now! After appearing in two national newspapers, they were approached to speak to NV TV in Belfast about Matthew's skin condition and how EOS has helped them. They shared how difficult it is to deal with eczema on a day to day basis

Tips on dealing with eczema during changing seasons

By |2019-09-30T11:59:38+00:00September 30th, 2019|EOS News|

The weather has turned cooler - and this can play havoc with eczema prone skin. Many people notice a change in their skin condition when winter arrives, with flare ups common but there are some things you can do to try to prevent them. Moisturise Air tends to be drier in the winter, making dry

Matthew shared his eczema story with two newspapers

By |2019-09-10T10:06:33+00:00September 10th, 2019|EOS News, Publicity|

Member Matthew shared his eczema story and how Eczema Outreach Support has helped him with two newspapers. Matthew and his mum Donna spoke to The Belfast Telegraph and Belfast Live about how the condition affects his every day life. As a result we have lots of new members from Northern Ireland and can't wait to

Fundraising superstar – Macy

By |2019-09-02T09:19:42+00:00September 2nd, 2019|Fundraising Stars|

Kind member Macy gave up a day to fundraise for EOS and held a tombola at her local David Lloyd gym. The 8-year-old organised the whole event herself, from choosing what toys and prizes there should be, to running the tombola all day. Macy also ran a name the teddy game and raised £81.50 for

EOS won a prestigious charity award!

By |2019-08-27T09:03:47+00:00September 1st, 2019|EOS News|

Eczema Outreach Support won an award at a glittering London ceremony to recognise the impact small charities have. EOS won the Highly Commended award at the FSI Small Charity Big Impact Awards earlier this year. The event is in its third year and EOS beat hundreds of other small charities to be announced as a

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