Blog: Seasonal: Eczema Just Keeps Changing…

Allergy friendly, FreeFrom Easter Eggs: Tried and Tested

The problem with buying FreeFrom products is that you never quite know how they are going to taste. Especially if one the main ingredients has been substituted. Some products are really good and others are not so great. And who wants to be disappointed with their annual Easter Egg? The ScratchSleeves team have rolled up their sleeves and tested the current crop of FreeFrom Easter Eggs. It was a hard job but someone had to do it! Read More

Managing Eczema in the Spring

If your child’s eczema does worsen this Spring, it could be down to a number of factors. It’s well worth keeping an eye on what the causes could be so that you can prevent and manage your child’s eczema appropriately. Here we explore some of the more common causes of Springtime eczema. Read More

Winter Eczema Tips: Helping Kids with Chapped Hands

When hands have gone past being dry and rough to having fissures and cracks (and sometimes even bleeding) it’s time for action. We look at how why kids hands are so prone to chapping, how minimise the risk of chapped hands and how to treat them. Read More

Eczema triggers #5 – Mould

As the parent of an eczema child you know that all sorts of things can trigger a flare up. Toiletries, cleaning products, animal dander, washing powders...the list goes on and on. What, however, about the environment in your home? It is widely recognised that house dust mites can worsen eczema and other skin conditions, but there is another allergen lurking in your house that you might not even be aware of... mould. Read More

Hot summer nights? Help your eczema child to sleep with our top tips…

Summer has arrived and we’re not complaining! However, the long hours of sunlight and the hot summer nights can make sleeping difficult, especially for itchy little ones. Here at ScratchSleeves HQ we have been struggling to get our own little ones to fall asleep and decided to share the best tips we’ve found on the subject. Read More