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Ive had a bit of a search but im a bit hopeless with boards like this, i was wondering if someone could point me to where i can find out hidden gluten like in shampoo and lotions etc. Im not sure what Im looking for in the ingredients lists


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Guest nini

what products are you trying to figure out? maybe someone on here can tell you if they know if the product is safe or not.

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Im in New Zealand, so Im guessing product ingredients might be a bit different so I was hoping to find out the names of the ingredients...But its mainly my shampoo and make up that im worried about. The main ones I use are "tresemme" shampoo and conditioner, "st ives" face moisturiser, "rimmel" face powder

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This is the reply that I received from Redken. I believe it is a list of the terms that cosmetic companies use that contain gluten. It does say International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary - so it may apply in New Zealand. I would still recommend contacting each company to confirm, but this might be a start for you. Hope that helps

The following list of ingredients that are used in our products, are those that contain wheat and other grains. This list may also be used by the celiac patient to identify gluten-containing ingredients. This list gives the standard industry names for ingredients as found in the International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary.

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour



Dextrin Palmitate

Hydrolyzed Oat Flour

Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein

Hydrolyzed Wheat Flour

Hydrolyzed Wheat Gluten

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer

Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch


Secale Cereale (Rye) Seed Flour

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Gluten

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Starch

Wheat Amino Acids

Wheat Germ Glycerides

Wheat Germamidopropalkonium Chloride

Wheat Protein

Wheatgermamidopropyl Ethyldimonium Ethosulfate

Yeast Extract

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