Message from an eczema sufferer

Just wanted to share this message that came into us this week. It’s so heart-warming to read about our natural skincare products making a difference to eczema sufferers.. Dear Elena and team, I just wanted to write and express my sincere thanks. After being diagnosed with a form of eczema that comes on the hands and feet my Doctor told me it was extremely hard to treat and I was … Read More →

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Guest post – 7 tips to get crystal clear skin

I have suffered from acne for a great portion of my life. At times, it has made me feel small and on certain days I was made to feel like I was less of myself. It even came to a point wherein I avoided going out just because I was so embarrassed to show my face in public. Nowadays, though, I am glad to say that my story has completely … Read More →

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Natural eczema treatment options

Eczema and natural eczema treatment Eczema is a condition that causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. In most people it is a long-term (chronic) condition, although it can improve over time. It is usually more common in children, but can develop in later years, and though the exact causes are unknown, it’s not down to one single thing. Atopic eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is … Read More →

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Autumn skincare tips

Hot skincare tips for cold weather! The weather has changed noticeably over the past couple of days and the central heating is creeping on in the evenings in most houses! With the changes, comes irritable itching for those prone to eczema or psoriasis, or dry skin for those who suffer in the colder weather. Here is a reminder of the recommended routine to help combat these issues

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Combating dry skin

Most of us are affected by dry skin at some point in our lives. It’s not uncommon, especially where the skin is affected by the winter, the colder weather, the central heating on causing a dry atmosphere, walking out in the cold, diet, hormonal changes….lots of reasons! The good news is we don’t have to live with it as there are lots of products available to combat dry skin. At … Read More →

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School holidays and eczema

This week is the busiest in the calendar for travel, getting away for that much needed and long awaited break. Having a child with eczema can take its toll on everyone, not just the child that is suffering from this condition, so any steps that can be taken to pre-empt situations will make sure everyone has a good time. Parents have to be aware of what causes flare ups in … Read More →

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Elena’s Nature Collection and the NHS

Elena’s Nature Collection products have been available on prescription at the G.P’s discretion since 2003. It is a privilege and not a right to be able to obtain your products via your GP, but each week more and more clients are lucky enough for this to happen. If in the past you have personally approached your GP and they have been reluctant to let you have them, then do try … Read More →

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Infantile Atopic Eczema

Many babies suffer from infantile eczema or atopic dermatitis, a form of eczema (skin inflammation) that won’t stop itching. Babies who suffer from infantile eczema tend to have very dry skin. They also have a high sensitivity to itching, together with an increased risk of developing other atopic illnesses, such as asthma, hay fever or allergies. Most babies outgrow eczema, whilst others continue to suffer for a longer length of … Read More →

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Eczema and the elderly

Skin conditions affect people in different ways and there are many different forms and causes which can create havoc with our skin. As we get older, our skin becomes drier and thinner, which contributes to skin problems. Atopic eczema is thought to be hereditary as there is often a family history of atopic allergy such as eczema, asthma or hay fever. Approximately 60% of sufferers develop atopic eczema before the … Read More →

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Managing teenage skin

Although it maybe a distant memory for some of us, we can still remember the anxiety of waking up, looking in the mirror and seeing another spot! Raging hormones and trying to be ‘grown up’ comes with a price, some may sail through puberty without a sign of spots or acne but for most of us, this is not the case. Starting a skin routine at the earliest opportunity can … Read More →

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