Healing from the Inside

One of the most common symptoms or issues we see in clients at our BePure clinic in the Hawke’s Bay is eczema. For some it is a mildly annoying patch of dermatitis that hints at other health concerns, while for others it is painful, raw, prone to infection, itchy, a cause of self-consciousness and in…

Finding your Trigger – Clothing

Do you constantly hear your children complain that their clothes are making them itchy?In this weeks blog, we hear from the creators of bam and Boo Eczema clothing about how they discovered the clothing they were dressing their children in was exacerbating Eczema flares. i know that eva cannot stand wearing wool or evan Merino…

Finding Your Trigger – Environmental

Eczema often runs in families – frequently along with asthma and other hyper-reactive illnesses. These ties to family traits identify the genetic link that can play a part in the development of hypersensitive and reactive skin. The role of your environment plays a large part, and can be what sets off a dormant trait. If…

Identifying Food Triggers

The role of food in eczema is a tricky one, but a well-established one, with many people seeing resolution in their eczema woes simply by making dietary adjustments. But how do you know if food is causing a problem for YOU? And how do you figure out WHICH foods are triggering a reaction? The gold…

Moisturise!

Finding a moisturiser that did what it claimed proved impossible when my daughter Eva was struggling through extremely dry itchy skin caused by her Eczema.  I tried absolutely every product on the market. All had little or no effect. I’ve since learnt that not all are created equally and many are just no good at…

Stopping the itch

Itchy skin!  It kept my daughter Eva up most nights and was distressing for the whole family. She would wake in the morning with blood stained sheets from scratching her skin for so long – Heart breaking! One of the goals of any eczema sufferer is to relieve and prevent itching. Not only because it…