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Skin Salve reduces use of plastics in its popular laundry powder for sensitive skin

Skin Salve, conscious of the impact of plastics on the environment have made a small, but important change in its policy on laundry powder packaging and presentation. For over 25 years Skin Salve have supplied a plastic scoop for measuring the laundry powder which is equivalent to the normal kitchen spoon, approximately 25ml found in every household. After consultation with its users it was clearly a positive step to stop distributing the non-recyclable plastic scoop encouraging our community to use existing household equipment, which is equally accurate. This responsible move has been welcomed by everybody and we will be looking...

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Eczema 'on the rise' Skin Salve shares an article from NHS choices

We have been going over studies on eczema and links to our environment and discovered this rather informative piece with contributions from health professionals which we felt we should share with our community. We have included the links to other sources of qualified information on the rise of eczema Eczema 'on the rise' Tuesday March 24 2009 Sections Hide sections Where did the story come from? What kind of scientific study was this? What were the results of the study? What interpretations did the researchers draw from these results? What does the NHS Knowledge Service make of this study? “Cases...

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Dermasalve body cream from Skin Salve for eczema and sensitive skin in production again!

After several months sourcing a suitable manufacturer Skin Salve  have found a new partner Infill based in Leeds who meet our strict criteria of 'good manufacturing practice' to assure the long term future of our popular natural Dermasalve body cream. Dermasalve is the only skin care cream formulated with 'no known sensitisers' under the European cosmetics directive. It is used extensively to combat difficult skin conditions including eczema,psoriasis and othe dry itchy skin conditions. It is manufactured in the UK and distributed by Skin Salve based in Northumberland. Naturally perfect for all skin types and all ages.  

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The link between hard water and eczema from Skin Salve buyer trends

Following an analysis of 5 years of data derived from the buying patterns of UK Skin Salve customers we would like to share our findings. Eczema and the effects of hard water Hard water contains a considerable amount of dissolved minerals, such as magnesium and calcium. These minerals are leave the white deposits seen in kettles, hot water pipes and shower heads, and cause the residue seen around baths and shower panels. Unfortunately, those minerals and deposits are also left on the skin after washing, and can absorb the moisture and natural oils from your skin and aggravate sensitive skin...

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Skin Salve the manufacturer and distributor of the well known skin care products moves to Alnmouth

Skin Salve has recently located its administration centre to Alnmouth, Northumberland. The products are manufactured throughout the UK by leading specialist manufacturers but the customer service will be coordinated at the new Alnmouth office. Skin Salve formerly Skin Salveation was originally based in Durham managed and owned by Doctor Mark Randle and was acquired by JHA Associates Ltd in early 2000. The range of specialist skin care products has been developed to include natural body wash and shampoo specifically for difficult skin conditions  

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