In between garden-greening downpours last week our FreeFrom Skincare Awards judges did manage to sniff the jasmine on their way down to the garden for a quick cup of coffee. But for most of the week I fear they have been locked away sniffing frankincense and lavender and … [Read more...] about FreeFrom Skincare Awards in full judging swing
It is scary having a new baby, especially if it is your first. But how much more scary does it become when, even though you are breast feeding and doing all that the books tell you to do, your baby is obviously in constant pain, is not sleeping, is covered in eczema and is … [Read more...] about Living with allergies – a blueprint
We have been having a Facebook conversation with Lynne Saunt on a subject which has been causing her some concern – surgical gloves – and thought that it deserved a wider airing. Lynne is a coeliac who can tolerate neither oats nor Codex Wheat Starch. (She is not alone in … [Read more...] about Oat and corn powder in surgical gloves – a concern for coeliacs?
Here we are again! Another buzzing Allergy and FreeFrom Show in the Grand Hall at Olympia. And here is Catherine Rose – baker of amazing gluten-free Sweetcheeks goodies and FFFood Awards-judging-week-cook – doing a stint for us on the stand on Saturday. (Catherine, by the … [Read more...] about Then Allergy Show Strikes again…..
A typical scene from a Skincare awards judging session – our new awards co-ordinator, Kirsty Mawhinney of Skin Insight, and Sarah Stacey of the Beauty Bible comparing notes on a product while Lorraine Dallmeier of Formula Botanica peers dubiously at her hand which has just had … [Read more...] about FreeFrom Skincare Awards – the judging….