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Our Battle With Eczema: Tips To Try

Ava had terrible eczema when she was little, and spent much of her first six months covered in cream, with her hands in little mittens. We couldn’t avoid getting it in her hair, so she always looked like she was using wet-look gel. You can just about see the eczema on her face, but it looked worse in real life. By this time we’d just about got it under control, provided we never skipped the goop. It took an awful lot of trial and error and many tears (on my part that I  ...

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Beauty on a Budget: 2

I used the last of my bareMinerals exfoliator yesterday, but luckily this also arrived, ready for my home-made scrub experiment. I know it’s childish, but it pleases me that it has my initials on it. This 200g tub was £1.49 from Boots, and I read the label to find out what it’s actually supposed to be used for (again, childish): So I got an egg cup to put some salt in, before my shower, and then spilled about a tenth of the tub on the bathroom floor when I opened the tub.  ...

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Beauty on a Budget: 1

Why is it that all your beauty products run out at once? This week I have been spectacularly unlucky: over the past few days my day cream, primer and facial scrub have all run out, I’ve had to cut open my facial cleansing balm to get out the last few day’s worth,  my night cream is feeling suspiciously light and my foundation is running very low too. Argh! January is the worst time for this to happen, right?

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