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SPACE – Support Programme for Adolescents with Chronic Eczema

By |2020-01-14T15:35:15+00:00January 9th, 2020|Eczema News, EOS News|

Being a teenager can be difficult and having a chronic skin condition that can cause stress, embarrassment and pain can make the teen years even more testing. Teenagers and young people with eczema can feel excluded and embarrassed over how their skin looks and chronic eczema can feel very isolating. However a new scheme from

Glasgow Learn and Share event – February 29

By |2020-01-07T11:50:59+00:00January 6th, 2020|Events|

EOS is returning to Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall with a Learn and Share event for the whole family on Saturday February 29 from 10.30am to 12.30pm. While there will be activities for children, the adults can learn about the best practice and latest research in eczema from a dermatology expert. The event is free for

SPACE – event for young people with eczema in Edinburgh August 29

By |2020-01-13T14:09:43+00:00January 1st, 2020|Events|

SPACE Support Programme for Adolescents with Chronic Eczema EOS are bringing an event for young people with eczema to Edinburgh on Saturday August 29 from 1-4pm. There will be the chance to meet other young people with the condition and learn the best ways to manage your eczema. There will also be a workshop on

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

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

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