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9 Skincare tips to enjoy better skin this winter

9 Skincare tips to enjoy better skin this winter     With biting winds, freezing temperatures and the central heating turned up its no wonder that our skin suffers in the winter season.   There are plenty of reasons to make skin health a priority during the cold months:-   Skin lacking in moisture becomes […]

Real Gelatine Jelly

Real Gelatine Jelly Commercial jelly to me is just too sweet, suspiciously brightly coloured with an overpowering sweet smell. Generally shop bought jelly (jello) is made from gelatine sourced from commercially fed livestock of non-disclosed welfare standards. It’s loaded with sugars or artificial sweeteners, flavouring, colouring and preservatives. Any trace of the original goodness has […]

5 vital reasons to take care of gut health

  The health of our stomach has much more influence on our mood, immunity and skin health than previously thought.  Our often taken for granted gut is a vital portal to the body, processing an enormous variety of food and drinks, absorbing nutrients and protecting the body against toxins. The gut is the largest component of our body’s […]


THE 1 MONTH ECZEMA DIET CHALLENGE  During October 2014 we challenge you to change your family’s diet and lifestyle, to eat cleanly and put aside (or in the bin!) those inflammatory glutens, sugars, dairy and processed foods. The ‘Eczema’ diet is a supportive programme based on anti-inflammatory eating for autoimmune conditions such as Atopic Eczema. This […]

Gratitude Poem by Jeanie Manchester

What a beautiful poem to help to put everything into perspective.   “I am grateful for my limits that teach me patience and pace I am grateful for challenge, defeat, and loss They teach me hope is not a light at the end of the dark tunnel It’s the ember burning within me that I […]

Cleansing and detoxifying diets

  Cleansing and detoxifying diets A diet that includes cleansing means detoxifying your body of toxins.  It’s a way to recharge, rejuvenate, and renew the body.  Benefits include feeling and looking lighter, more alert and healthier, being able to re-engage in physical activities, increase your drive and energy levels, depending n the diet undertaken. There […]

My eczema family diet plan

Healing the skin from within My little boy seemed to have all of the problem skin conditions that babies can get; cradle cap, weels, spots, dry patches and angry red blotches would appear and go, sometime lingering and worsening then clearing up.  His skin condition on the back of his knees, elbows and torso began […]

Children and a healthy skin diet

Children and a healthy skin diet Im a big believer in tackling skin health holistically and diet is a huge part of my approach. I am often asked how I get my 2 children under 4 years to eat their veggies and healthier foods, I might be lucky but there are some tips to make […]

A healthy skin diet

A healthy skin diet What you put inside your body for skin health is more important than what you put on it. Emollients, creams and other skin care products cannot alone repair and restore skin when the body is burdened by excess food, particularly unhealthy sugar-laden foods and beverages. An overly taxed digestive system can […]

Leafie Skin Aid Balm – testimonials

Our favourite testimonials from Leafie Skin Aid Balm aficionados. Rob F, Rutland, UK, Nov 2013. I was really surprised at how quickly the Leafie Skin aid started to work on my skin. I’ve had eczema all my life, especially on my fingers. After a period of heavy but necessary steroid cream use, my skin eventually […]