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Skin Salve eczema products make further commitment to reduce the use of plastic packaging in 2019

Skin salve already in discussions with current suppliers to review all packaging including labels to find alternative ways of clearly marking products but using organic, recyclable solutions. Skin salve laundry powder is the first product on the list being the most fast moving. Feedback from our valued customers has already been very positive. There are more innovative ideas we will be introduced as Skin salve try to make a positive impact on the environment  for the next generation

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NHS advice on regular hand washing with sensitive skin,presented by Fern Britain

Today on BBC tv there was an excellent piece about cleanliness and some of the  most  dangerous viruses but included looking after sensitive skin. Recommendations are before cleansing hands with soap rinse thoroughly with Luke warm water , then introduce soap otherwise the natural oils in the skin are extracted. Preferably use a natural paraben free and fragrance free soap. Dry gently with a dry warm towel

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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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