We recently won the Green Parent Beauty Awards, which we are delighted about. The ingredients in these products were inspired by my grandmother and include, coconut, jojoba, cocoa butter and aloe vera.
November is international vegan awareness month, which means a whole month dedicated to raise awareness of the benefits of living a vegan lifestyle. Now, I promise you, living a vegan lifestyle isn't as scary as it sounds!
It can be flexible and designed to meet your lifestyle needs, so it's totally up to you how dedicated a vegan you want to be. For example, this can range from going 100% full vegan with your diet to simply only using vegan products on your skin.
I know how important and beneficial vegan skincare can be for our skin which is why all Thea Skincare products are vegan and vegetarian friendly - leaving out animal ingredients and harsh chemicals that can further irritate and aggravate the skin. So, whether you have dry, sensitive or acne prone skin, switching to all vegan skincare products might be a great alternative. To make your decision a little easier, I wanted to share with you some of the pretty amazing benefits a vegan skincare routine can offer:
This week is National Eczema Awareness Week which has brought back memories of my first son having baby eczema. I can remember it being one of the most upsetting and frustrating experiences as a new mum, especially as we tried loads of different pills and potions and made many visits to the GP in an attempt to get rid of it, all of which were in vain until he was around 6 years old when his eczema started to get better.
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Eczema in babies is universal, babies get it no matter what colour they are and it often starts between the ages of two and four months. The symptoms are patches of red or dark, dry and itchy skin on the face or behind the ears and in the creases of the neck, knees and elbows. In Asian, black Caribbean and black African babies, eczema may not affect creases but may affect other areas such as the arms and legs. Around 10-15% of babies in UK have eczema. What triggers one baby's eczema may not trigger another's, but there are some common eczema triggers to avoid.
Here's 5 top tips to help treat baby eczema