Reading “The War of Art”

By Suhein Beck

Author: Suhein Beck June 11, 2017 Here’s a confession. About two months ago I was doing some mental house cleaning. I came across this dusty blog here at “Skin Confessions” that I started just over a year ago. I was so embarrassed that I was going to just delete it. I was not happy about…

Goodbye Virgin America…

By Suhein Beck

“It is a sad and some would say baffling day. Virgin America was the ride and love of a lifetime, but Virgin flies on…” Sir Richard Branson Founder, Visionary : Virgin Enterprises Today I flew with my old friend, Virgin-A aka (Virgin America Airlines) as she officially announced that she had been forced into an…

Top 10 Side Effects from Topical Steroids

By Suhein Beck

by: Suhein Beck Feb 3, 2016 TOP 10 SIDE EFFECTS from TOPICAL STEROIDS: Skin membrane thins and becomes more prone to UVA/B damage long term. Skin membrane thickens and becomes more like alligator skin with darkening aka lichenification.  Scars, stretch marks and skin darkening and then white out spots like Vitiligo are also common.  HPA Axis…

Telling Your Romantic Partner You Have Eczema

By Suhein Beck

When is the “right” time to talk about your ex? No – not that ex! Eczema! NO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT INTENDED. Neither Actors or Filmmakers endorse this opinion or blog or product or service associated herein.  Author: Suhein Beck Feb 1, 2016 If only first dates had an instant rewind feature that could erase the silly…

Confused by Health Trends?

By Suhein Beck

by: Suhein Beck Jan 31, 2016 It may be tempting to try out different diets as they show up on the radar of every other internet post. But you can cash this WINNING LOTTERY TICKET in just one easy-to-read book that explains your body, digestive system and how everything interacts with each other from your…

TOP 10 Shopping TIPS for Sensitive Skin

By Suhein Beck

Author: Suhein Beck Jan 30, 2016 Protecting Your Sensitive Skin While Shopping WARNING: YUCK Factor = 7.3 The joys of shopping are undeniably sweet. For some of us it’s like The Hunt. The best of female bonding happens on these hunting trips! The conquest of a great deal with an adorable outfit is a skill…

Where are you?

By Suhein Beck

Skin Confessions is about the journey. Where are you in your healing journey? Share and help others discover the roads to avoid. We are a community that spreads information and tools to simplify the eczema and psoriasis complications.  This is a safe-haven for people suffering from Topical Steroid Withdrawal and Red Skin Syndrome.  by: Suhein…

Save Our Skin : Confession from a Nurse

By Suhein Beck

by: Suhein Beck Jan 30, 2016 “what started out as dry skin on my hands ended up turning my life upside down.” Skin Confession of a Nurse Dear Suhein, I just saw your blog and post about nurses. That hit home a little too close for me. I was a nurse. I was pretty awesome…

Keeping a Health Journal

By Suhein Beck

Author: Suhein Beck Jan 30, 2016 Imagine traveling to a foreign land with no GPS, no map and no translator? Sure it may be fun to explore spontaneously, but you’ll lose valuable time. When going down a serious healing journey, each misstep could cost you energy, quality time and serious health consequences slowing down your…

What’s it REALLY like to have Eczema?

By Suhein Beck

Author: Suhein Beck Jan 27, 2016 What’s It Really Like To Have Eczema? This is a letter I received from a husband of someone with Eczema and they are struggling with understanding Eczema and their relationship as a result of it. ( I edited out personal info except for the Doberman’s I.D. because I LOVE…