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Gluten Free Lipstick/lipgloss
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A friend of mine is super sensitive and lives in Egypt, they don't have the gluten free allergy friendly brands there. Are there any gluten free lip sticks or glosses by popular brands? they also have a body shop there

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A friend of mine is super sensitive and lives in Egypt, they don't have the gluten free allergy friendly brands there. Are there any gluten free lip sticks or glosses by popular brands? they also have a body shop there

I like Burt's Bees gloss. Don't know if it's available there?

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The brand Desert Essence is online and it has great glosses that are tinted and clear. Totally gluten-free product.

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I'm very happy with Red Apple Lipstick products.

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I second Red Apple Lipstick -- love the colors and quality. They ship overseas but since it is getting to be summer not sure the products would arrive in anything other than a melted mess. 8-(

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thanks for the responses so far

Does anybody know anything by lancome, l'oreal or that sort of stuff?

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Could she mail order bare minerals in pinks and reds, and then mix a little bit of it with a little bit of whatever natural type gluten free oil she has available for each application ? A little pot of that stuff is pricey, but it only takes a tiny amount and it lasts a long time - I use it for eye makeup, dry, or mixed with water, sometimes with a tiny bit of shea butter, and I have super - super sensitive skin. This stuff does not melt, and will hold color in the heat (and it - gets- hot - here - in - the - summer !)

Ecco Bella is gluten free lipstick. But I don't know if they ship overseas.

Hemp Organics (Vashon, available at Whole Foods) is gluten free, will ship overseas, per their website, but it might take a while.

Here is a contact number for Lancome (this is a 2009 list) http://www.glutenfreeinsd.org/lancome_cosmetics.html

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Yeah - I agree Red Apple Lipstick is your best bet! They will ship overseas...and I heard they're actually developing a "cold-shipping" option for the summer that includes sweat free icepacks and insulated packages (which would be perfect for long distance) - they announced it on facebook recently.

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Thanks everybody :D, I am going to give her the suggestions and she can do what she wants with it

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