Elave Intensive Ointment


Any regular readers will know I’m a big fan of the Elave range.  Recently they have launched a new sensitive ointment to treat eczema and psoriasis.  Its oily formulation protects the skins natural barrier, softens the plaques associated with psoriasis and promotes moisture  levels in the skin.  Like all elave products it contains no parabens […]

Elave Baby Nappy Cream


Something I have been passionate about for a long time is skin care for small people.  Recent research has shown that babies born into families with eczema, asthma or hayfever are more likely to develop eczema at a young age especially if soaps and highly perfumed lotions and creams are used from birth.  It is […]

Christmas Skin Tips


This time of year can really play havoc with our skin.  Rushing around, shopping and decorating.  Dry indoor heat coupled with late nights, dodgy food and to much vino can spell acne flares, tired rough skin and sensitivity. So while the three wise men brought three gifts this Christmas I’m bringing my top three tips […]



Dare I say it’s that time of year again when the weather turns cooler and sufferers of eczema find their skin worsening. A top tip for people with dry sensitive skin is to use a soap free wash.  But all products must be soap and preservative free.  This includes shampoo’s, conditioners, body washes, hand washes and […]

Oily Skincare Routine


      Evening All   I was asked by a facebook follower to recommend a good skincare regime for someone with oily skin during the summer months. I have 3 rules for skincare. 1) Know your skintype 2) Keep it simple 3) Include SPF Skin that looks shiny, tends to let foundation slip off […]

Elave Daily Skin Defence SPF 45

elave 45

Evening everyone.  As you all know I have an unhealthy obsession with Sunawarness.  Just a reminder we need to protect our skin from March the 1st until September the 31st – regardless of the weather.  80% of UV rays come through cloud cover, so people particularly with fair skin can sustain  sundamage. Our Irish skin […]

Elave Age Delay Cleanser

    Its wonderful to see Irish companies doing well and Ovelle in Dundalk is certainly one of those.  The company are well known for no nonsense moisturisers particularly in their elave range.  They have now launched their anti age range which includes an eye cream, oil free cleansers and moisturisers, lip cream and more. […]