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Fundraising star – Elizabeth

By |2020-01-20T09:45:54+00:00January 16th, 2020|Fundraising Stars|

EOS member Elizabeth MacKinnon came up with a 'novel' idea to raise money for the charity. Elizabeth will donate £5 for every book she reads in 2020. The mum to Iris said:  "Lots of fundraising challenges involve fitness, and that isn't for me! "It will encourage me to read more in 2020 and raise funds

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

Sheffield event with Changing Faces – March 7

By |2020-01-07T11:52:31+00:00January 5th, 2020|Events|

EOS is heading to Sheffield for the first time to the dermatology team from Sheffield Children's Hospital  on Saturday, March 7. Changing Face is a charity for people with a visible difference and we are so excited to be working with them and meeting lots of new people. Watch this space for details on how

Fundraising stars – The Roberts Family

By |2019-12-17T10:12:16+00:00December 17th, 2019|EOS News, Fundraising Stars|

The whole Roberts family took on a 5km fun run while dressed as Santa Claus to raise funds for EOS. Jenni, Nicholas and children Lyra (2) and Kit (4 months) took part in Glasgow's Santa Dash in typical Scottish weather of torrential rain earlier this month. The family, who are members of EOS and both

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

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