eczema tips

XY Club catch up and premier of the brand new EOS animation

By |2020-09-01T13:14:50+00:00September 1st, 2020|EOS News|

While meet ups are not possible for the XY Club during the pandemic, we have moved online and are hosting virtual meets for members aged 11-17. The next XY Club catch up on Saturday, September 19 will be extra special as we are giving a sneaky first look at the brand new EOS animation 'Eczema

Hand washing at school when your child has eczema

By |2020-09-01T10:09:31+00:00September 1st, 2020|Eczema News, EOS News|

Now the new school term has started after a long break, children will be needing to get used to the new normal. Kids may be nervous, excited or apprehensive about returning to the classroom but for those with eczema, the new rules in place may aggravate their skin condition. School pupils will still be encouraged

Caring for eczema prone skin in the summer weather

By |2020-06-09T10:32:51+00:00June 9th, 2020|EOS News|

While the weather this week is decidedly cooler than the last few weeks, the Met Office is promising more prolonged sunshine is on the way. The sunny weather makes lock down life more bearable for most of us, but for those with eczema prone skin, the heat and sunshine can aggravate the condition. Overheating, sun

Volunteer with EOS and feel fabulous!

By |2020-06-08T18:21:23+00:00June 8th, 2020|EOS News|

Are you looking for a new challenge? Or would like to give back to EOS? We are looking for volunteers to help us to continue to support families dealing with eczema and help spread the world of what EOS does. There are three volunteer roles available: Admin Helping Hand - to assist with admin within

XY Club online catch up to discuss eczema in secondary school

By |2020-05-11T15:37:20+00:00May 11th, 2020|EOS News|

XY Club will host another online catch up on Saturday May 16th at 11.30am via the video calling website Zoom. The meet up is for 11-17 year olds in the XY Club and the focus will be on caring for your skin while at secondary school. The catch up is free to take part in

Macy is a signed model – and appeared in lots of national press!

By |2020-02-04T11:42:54+00:00January 27th, 2020|EOS News, Publicity|

EOS member Macy has been in a flurry of local and national press and even appeared live on BBC Breakfast television this week. Macy's dream is to model eczema clothing and products after being frustrated that these were modelled by children without the skin condition. Now, she is signed to a prestigious inclusive child modelling

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

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

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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