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Mainstream gluten-free Lipsticks?

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So yes, I have read the Neutrogena list, but what concerns me is it says "Wheat-free (Gluten-Free)" which we all know there it more to gluten than just wheat. I have a photoshoot coming up and my gluten-free lipstick that I ordered isn't going to arrive in time.

Can I go to a drug store and buy a lipstick that is for sure gluten free?

I'm looking for people who have used it, who use it on a daily basis with no reaction, because I can't afford to get CC'd right now!!

Thanks so much for reading!

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Neutrogena should be okay.

Also - L'Oreal Endless Platinum - I use it every day.


SUSIE

Diagnosed January 2006

"I like nonsense. It wakes up the brain cells." ~Dr. Seuss

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I don't think you need to worry simply because it says wheat free (gluten free). I think that manufacturers say this because there are people who are allergic to wheat that probably don't have the foggiest notion what gluten is. I haven't had any problems with foods labeled this way ... I don't see why cosmetics would work differently.


McDougall diet (low fat vegan) since 6/00

Gluten free since 1/6/07

Soy free and completely casein and egg free since 2/15/07

Yeast free, on and off, since 3/1/07 -- I can't notice any difference one way or the other

Enterolab results -- 2/15/07

Fecal Antigliladin IgA 140 (Normal Range <10 units)

Fecal Antitissue Transglutaminase IgA 50 (Normal Range <10 units)

Quantitative Microscopic Fecal Fat Score 517 (Normal Range <300 units)

Fecal anti-casein (cow's milk) IgA antibody 127 (Normal Range <10 units)

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0501

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 06xx

Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 1,1 (subtype 5,6)

Fecal anti-ovalbumin (chicken egg) IgA antibody 11 (Normal range <10 units)

Fecal Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae (dietary yeast) IgA 11 (Normal range <10 units)

Fecal Anti-Soy IgA 119 (Normal Range < 10 units)

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I don't think you need to worry simply because it says wheat free (gluten free). I think that manufacturers say this because there are people who are allergic to wheat that probably don't have the foggiest notion what gluten is. I haven't had any problems with foods labeled this way ... I don't see why cosmetics would work differently.

Anyone with celiac disease or GS should not be eating anything labeled just "wheat free" because most often, they are NOT gluten-free. Many use barley derivatives in wheat free only products so you would be ingesting gluten. That's why it doesn't say gluten free.

As far as cosmetics are concerned, except for those with DH, the only thing you have to be careful of is lipstick. But it must be gluten free.

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Anyone with celiac disease or GS should not be eating anything labeled just "wheat free" because most often, they are NOT gluten-free. Many use barley derivatives in wheat free only products so you would be ingesting gluten. That's why it doesn't say gluten free.

Well, it depends, often times things with "wheat-free" labels are gluten-free, but simply need further investigation. In this case, the Neutrogena stuff on the "wheat-free (gluten-free)" list really is supposed to be gluten-free. Maybe they are misleading people by putting the words "gluten-free" in parenthesis, I don't know...

Sometimes the wheat-free aspect of things is emphasized for the sake of people with wheat allergies.


"Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food." - Hippocrates

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I use bobbi brown lipsticks. I have about 6 lipsticks/glosses from there which i enquired individually about. Ask them to email you thier gluten-free list. It's expensive makeup but i keep my make up box pretty simple.

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Anyone with celiac disease or GS should not be eating anything labeled just "wheat free" because most often, they are NOT gluten-free. Many use barley derivatives in wheat free only products so you would be ingesting gluten. That's why it doesn't say gluten free.

As far as cosmetics are concerned, except for those with DH, the only thing you have to be careful of is lipstick. But it must be gluten free.

I wasn't suggesting eating anything merely labeled wheat free. I said if it was labeled as both wheat AND gluten free, it should be fine. I haven't heard of any manufacturer labeling something as gluten free under mistaken notion that gluten only comes from wheat.

Now restaurant personnel -- I wouldn't trust them to know. Some of them don't understand that regular bread is made from wheat.

As far as personal care items are concerned, I've certainly seen any number of people without DH report problems with stuff other than simply lipstick. I think the usual doctor recommendations just think in terms of what would directly go into one's mouth. But think of anything on your fingers, either initially or later from touching your body. If one can't scrub gluten out of the grooves of cutting boards, etc., because of its glue-like nature, why assume that it doesn't cling under fingernails, etc. I recently discovered my hair gel has wheat protein in it. I realized how often I touched my hair, sometimes when it was damp or with wet fingers, and I certainly didn't carefully scrub my fingers each time. And my fingers get into my mouth all the time -- eating, taking pills, flossing, etc. No wonder I still have had lingering symptoms. (Maybe hair gel is worse because it is supposed to be like glue -- that's why they put the gluten in there to begin with).

When you can easily get products that don't contain gluten, it would seem that would be the safer course. Why risk it if you don't have to?


McDougall diet (low fat vegan) since 6/00

Gluten free since 1/6/07

Soy free and completely casein and egg free since 2/15/07

Yeast free, on and off, since 3/1/07 -- I can't notice any difference one way or the other

Enterolab results -- 2/15/07

Fecal Antigliladin IgA 140 (Normal Range <10 units)

Fecal Antitissue Transglutaminase IgA 50 (Normal Range <10 units)

Quantitative Microscopic Fecal Fat Score 517 (Normal Range <300 units)

Fecal anti-casein (cow's milk) IgA antibody 127 (Normal Range <10 units)

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0501

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 06xx

Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 1,1 (subtype 5,6)

Fecal anti-ovalbumin (chicken egg) IgA antibody 11 (Normal range <10 units)

Fecal Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae (dietary yeast) IgA 11 (Normal range <10 units)

Fecal Anti-Soy IgA 119 (Normal Range < 10 units)

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I called Revlon today checking my lipstick and Toast of New York is gluten free.

Yellow Rose


27 years of misdiognoses

seziures summer of 1979 lasted 10 years had maybe a dozen in that time Dr.s never could find what was causing them blamed it on lack of sleep and maybe nutrasweet

rheumatoid arthritis May 1980

wrist joint replacement Jan 1984

fibromyalgia May 1980

insomnia since the 80's

diarrhea 1995-2000 blamed on arthritis meds

Crohn's 1998 after two operations to fix fissures caused by the diarrhea

Other symptons over the last 27 years that have been treated for symptoms not causes:

depression, anemia, constipation, tooth discoloration, tremors in hands, tingling and numbness in feet and hands, fatigue, high blood pressure due to arthritus meds, flushing in face, severe muscle pain and thinking I was going crazy thanks to Dr.'s attitudes.

After diognoses my mother tells me I have an aunt and a cousin with Celiac. Mother tested negative but thinks she is intolerant to wheat and is changing her diet.

Suspect all three of my children have it as well but still trying to convince them to go get tested.

In answer to my prayer, "Lord Please Heal My Broken Body". May 2007 Celiac antibody test positive

Matthew 7: 8 Ask and ye shall receive, Seek and ye shall find, Knock and it shall be opened unto you.

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