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Mango04

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May I vent for a moment about a totally non-make-up related topic? Thanks, because I don't feel like starting a new thread. :rolleyes: So, I just moved into a new apartment, and guess what is all over my kitchen? ... seriously....alllll over it......

....Satan...sorry, I meant seitan (is that how you spell it?) :lol:

Of all the foods a person might be able to subsist on, why must my roommate choose pure vital wheat gluten? It is all over the fridge....and there are several packages of it in the freezer, just waiting to be defrosted and distributed to every surface in the kitchen. Seriously, there's probably one person in the entire Czech Republic who even eats seitan (I didn't think they even had vegetarians here lol) and I end up living with her. ug.... <_<

I must move.

Okay, anyway.....

Have you ordered a free sample kit from EM yet? If not, you should! EM discloses all of their ingredients :D

No, I don't mind your vent; I love the girly chattiness of this thread. ;)

I just find out about EM on this thread a few minutes ago, and I am unemployed and broke at the moment, so you can bet I am going to order my free samples today! Thanks ladies.


-First overt but unrecognized symptoms after reintroducing dairy and wheat to my diet after a 2-month absence, 2002.

-First appearance of chronic aphthous stomatiti, 2002.

-Giardia infection and treatment with albenzole, 2005.

-Persistent symptoms and treated for Giardia again with Flagyl twice (without testing), 2006.

-Dx milk allergy from a blood test, April 2007.

-Also presented for anemia, high white blood cell count, and candida in the same test. Dx IBS, April 2007.

-Response to diet and self-diagnosis through overwhelming symptoms and possible genetic link (hypothyroidism, fibromyalgia runs in the family), April 2008

-Currently learning to go gluten-free (April 2008), and coping with new sensitivities.

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Don't feel bad Mango04; I live with the Pillsbury Dough-boy Baker, lol. If I give up trying to find a decent professional job and funding for graduate school, I'm going to trade my chips in and go teach English in Hungary or the Czech Republic. I'll come looking for you if that's the case. :lol:


-First overt but unrecognized symptoms after reintroducing dairy and wheat to my diet after a 2-month absence, 2002.

-First appearance of chronic aphthous stomatiti, 2002.

-Giardia infection and treatment with albenzole, 2005.

-Persistent symptoms and treated for Giardia again with Flagyl twice (without testing), 2006.

-Dx milk allergy from a blood test, April 2007.

-Also presented for anemia, high white blood cell count, and candida in the same test. Dx IBS, April 2007.

-Response to diet and self-diagnosis through overwhelming symptoms and possible genetic link (hypothyroidism, fibromyalgia runs in the family), April 2008

-Currently learning to go gluten-free (April 2008), and coping with new sensitivities.

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Yeah, I've ordered a few of the free sample kits! You just pay the $3.95 shipping.

I starting using Bare Essentials a few years ago because regular makeup started reacting...then a couple of years ago I started reacting to the BE too, so I was really happy to find this makeup! So far so good!

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Sorry about the roommate problem Mango. :(

Welcome Calicoe. You'll like EM. I have the sample kit and just ordered some more stuff to try.


Andrea

Enterolab positive results only June 06:
Me HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0301; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2, 7)
Husband HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0302; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2,8)



The whole family has been soy free since February, gluten free since June 2006.

The whole family went back to a gluten diet October 2011.  We never had official testing done and I decided to give gluten a go again.  At this point I've decided to work on making some gluten free things again, though healthwise everyone seems to be fine.  The decision to add gluten back in was also made based on other things I'd read about the 2nd sequence of genes.  It is my belief that we had a gluten intolerance, but thanks to things I've learned here, I know more what to keep an eye on.  If you have a confirmed case of celiac, please don't go back to gluten, it's a lifelong lifestyle change.

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Sorry about the roommate problem Mango. :(

Now that I'm over venting about it I kind of just think it's funny. Seriously, who eats pure chunks of gluten? LOL and how did I end up living with the one person who does? :blink:

Don't feel bad Mango04; I live with the Pillsbury Dough-boy Baker, lol. If I give up trying to find a decent professional job and funding for graduate school, I'm going to trade my chips in and go teach English in Hungary or the Czech Republic. I'll come looking for you if that's the case.

:lol: awesome. We can have our own little gluten-free club in the Czech Republic. LOL It is very easy to find a job here. It is not easy, however, to find a gluten-free apartment LOL, or a street to walk down where pastries and bread rolls aren't practically raining down on you. :lol: The gluten-free pasta is good though - straight from Italy yum! :)


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

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Now that I'm over venting about it I kind of just think it's funny. Seriously, who eats pure chunks of gluten? LOL and how did I end up living with the one person who does? :blink:

I gotta say, that was kinda my reaction :lol: Of all the people in Prague to end up with :D


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:lol: awesome. We can have our own little gluten-free club in the Czech Republic. LOL It is very easy to find a job here. It is not easy, however, to find a gluten-free apartment LOL, or a street to walk down where pastries and bread rolls aren't practically raining down on you. :lol: The gluten-free pasta is good though - straight from Italy yum! :)

:D You've got the wheels turning in my head now. Prague is a great city too, with lots of BEER around - sniff, sniff. I

am starting to notice the TESOL courses with an eye cast abroad. I will PM you if this gets serious.


-First overt but unrecognized symptoms after reintroducing dairy and wheat to my diet after a 2-month absence, 2002.

-First appearance of chronic aphthous stomatiti, 2002.

-Giardia infection and treatment with albenzole, 2005.

-Persistent symptoms and treated for Giardia again with Flagyl twice (without testing), 2006.

-Dx milk allergy from a blood test, April 2007.

-Also presented for anemia, high white blood cell count, and candida in the same test. Dx IBS, April 2007.

-Response to diet and self-diagnosis through overwhelming symptoms and possible genetic link (hypothyroidism, fibromyalgia runs in the family), April 2008

-Currently learning to go gluten-free (April 2008), and coping with new sensitivities.

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I think i get my makeup today lol. Im excited to try the new sample of all over eye shadow and im so excited to have my finishing dust on its way lol.

paula


gluten, casein and soy free

on low carb/low sugar diet

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I got mine shipped DHL ground and I'm not supposed to get it til Tuesday. :(


Andrea

Enterolab positive results only June 06:
Me HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0301; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2, 7)
Husband HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0302; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2,8)



The whole family has been soy free since February, gluten free since June 2006.

The whole family went back to a gluten diet October 2011.  We never had official testing done and I decided to give gluten a go again.  At this point I've decided to work on making some gluten free things again, though healthwise everyone seems to be fine.  The decision to add gluten back in was also made based on other things I'd read about the 2nd sequence of genes.  It is my belief that we had a gluten intolerance, but thanks to things I've learned here, I know more what to keep an eye on.  If you have a confirmed case of celiac, please don't go back to gluten, it's a lifelong lifestyle change.

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I think I am the only one who has good luck with DHL, lol! I usually get my stuff in about 4 days from the date I order.

The kits were up this morning on the new site, but I can't add anything to them...I got some kind of warning about my computer not allowing cookies and you need cookies to add stuff to the cart. I do have cookies allowed, but it's restricted so later on I'll figure out how to okay it just for that beta website.

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I have noticed that my skin does not like the finishing dust. I break out from it! :o:( I love the way it makes my skin look, but I don't like the way my skin looks 2 days later.


Dairy/Casein Free- March 2007

Gluten Free- May 2007

Soy Free- August 2007

Sugar Free- January 2008

Starch Free- January 2008

Egg Free (again!)- February 2008

Sulfur Free- May 2008

Dx'd Lyme Disease and co-infections- December 2007

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kASSANDRA,

You might have to try the rice finishing powder's.

I didnt get my makeup today, what an surprise lol. I also thought they would have up to 8 items in the sample kids, they look exactly the same to me lol.

paula


gluten, casein and soy free

on low carb/low sugar diet

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I'm still getting the certificate error. Is the new site up?


Andrea

Enterolab positive results only June 06:
Me HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0301; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2, 7)
Husband HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0302; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2,8)



The whole family has been soy free since February, gluten free since June 2006.

The whole family went back to a gluten diet October 2011.  We never had official testing done and I decided to give gluten a go again.  At this point I've decided to work on making some gluten free things again, though healthwise everyone seems to be fine.  The decision to add gluten back in was also made based on other things I'd read about the 2nd sequence of genes.  It is my belief that we had a gluten intolerance, but thanks to things I've learned here, I know more what to keep an eye on.  If you have a confirmed case of celiac, please don't go back to gluten, it's a lifelong lifestyle change.

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I'm still getting the certificate error. Is the new site up?

I still go threw it, my puter gets mad at for me for doing it tho lol. I cant add things to my cart tho.

paula


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on low carb/low sugar diet

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I have noticed that my skin does not like the finishing dust. I break out from it! :o:( I love the way it makes my skin look, but I don't like the way my skin looks 2 days later.

You should try the Natural Reflections finishing powder. It doesn't have corn starch in it but gives a nice finish with an added boost of coverage :D


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

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I got my make-up. The new colors are very pretty. I usually do not like the blues, but i feel like this one one is going to make my hazel eyes pop lol.

paula


gluten, casein and soy free

on low carb/low sugar diet

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I can't find it on the site, and I'm afraid 153 pages is a LITTLE much for me to read at work. XD

Does anyone mind sharing what gram sizes are for the "small" and "large" eyeshadows are?

In fact, does anyone mind sharing the gram sizes of the foundations and blushes, too?

Thanks ever so much in advance!


Goal Checklist:

100% Gluten Free Home [x]

Endoscopy [ ]

Entero Labs Gene Test [ ]

Weight Gain (current: 105lbs.) [ ]

Husband's Support [x]

Learn to Cook [x]

First House [ ]

Pregnancy [ ]

Unhealthy for 25 years. Always too skinny, always "diagnosed" by a hypochondriac mother. Pre-diagnosed by a walk-in clinic doctor April 2008 despite a negative blood-test. "Gluten-free" since then -- barring, of course, all the learning curve accidents I'm still suffering! Official diagnosis still pending.

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I have noticed that my skin does not like the finishing dust. I break out from it! :o:( I love the way it makes my skin look, but I don't like the way my skin looks 2 days later.

Yeah, I stopped using a finishing dust and went to silk dust...my skin seems to like it better. I wasn't breaking out so much as it just felt weird.

I can't find it on the site, and I'm afraid 153 pages is a LITTLE much for me to read at work. XD

Does anyone mind sharing what gram sizes are for the "small" and "large" eyeshadows are?

In fact, does anyone mind sharing the gram sizes of the foundations and blushes, too?

Thanks ever so much in advance!

I think the "small" eyeshadows are 2 gms. Don't quote me but I think the full size eyeshadows are 6 gms. The samples come in the same size as the small or mini size, but there is only about 1gm or so of product in there.

I think the "small" sizes in blush and foundation are probably 6 grams and the large 8 grams. The samples are probably less than 1 gram, but still PLENTY to get an idea of how you will like it. I used one of the sample foundations for a couple of weeks I think. BUT, if your name is MANGO, you might not last that long. :lol: j/k Mango

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I think the "small" eyeshadows are 2 gms. Don't quote me but I think the full size eyeshadows are 6 gms. The samples come in the same size as the small or mini size, but there is only about 1gm or so of product in there.

I think the "small" sizes in blush and foundation are probably 6 grams and the large 8 grams. The samples are probably less than 1 gram, but still PLENTY to get an idea of how you will like it. I used one of the sample foundations for a couple of weeks I think. BUT, if your name is MANGO, you might not last that long. :lol: j/k Mango

Hee hee, thank you! Estimates are as helpful as anything. Appreciated! <3


Goal Checklist:

100% Gluten Free Home [x]

Endoscopy [ ]

Entero Labs Gene Test [ ]

Weight Gain (current: 105lbs.) [ ]

Husband's Support [x]

Learn to Cook [x]

First House [ ]

Pregnancy [ ]

Unhealthy for 25 years. Always too skinny, always "diagnosed" by a hypochondriac mother. Pre-diagnosed by a walk-in clinic doctor April 2008 despite a negative blood-test. "Gluten-free" since then -- barring, of course, all the learning curve accidents I'm still suffering! Official diagnosis still pending.

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Mini Blushes: 2.5 grams

Large Blush: 6 grams

Same for concealer.

Mini Foundation: 2.5 grams

Large Foundation: 8 grams

Mini Finishing Dust: 3 grams

Large Finishing Dust: 9 grams

Mini Eye Color: 1 gram

Large Eye Color: 3.5 grams

I hope that answers your question about size. :) Just so you know, it shows the size of them on the old site, near the bottom of the page for each kind of make up (eg, concealer, foundation, etc.)


Dairy/Casein Free- March 2007

Gluten Free- May 2007

Soy Free- August 2007

Sugar Free- January 2008

Starch Free- January 2008

Egg Free (again!)- February 2008

Sulfur Free- May 2008

Dx'd Lyme Disease and co-infections- December 2007

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I've rather been avoiding saying this, but it really does have to be said: I've developed eczema on my face. :( At this point the flat top brush and any sparkly blush is completely out, but my skin seems to improve minutely when I wear foundation vs. when I don't.

It is very frustrating, though. Takes quite a bit of joy out of makeup. <_<

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I'm sorry Birdy. :(

I get eczema on my eyelid so I know what you're talking about, at least a little. It is not fun, and does take the joy out of makeup.


Andrea

Enterolab positive results only June 06:
Me HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0301; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2, 7)
Husband HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0302; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2,8)



The whole family has been soy free since February, gluten free since June 2006.

The whole family went back to a gluten diet October 2011.  We never had official testing done and I decided to give gluten a go again.  At this point I've decided to work on making some gluten free things again, though healthwise everyone seems to be fine.  The decision to add gluten back in was also made based on other things I'd read about the 2nd sequence of genes.  It is my belief that we had a gluten intolerance, but thanks to things I've learned here, I know more what to keep an eye on.  If you have a confirmed case of celiac, please don't go back to gluten, it's a lifelong lifestyle change.

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Thanks Kassandra...I'm at home today so am on a SLOOOOOOWWWWW dial up connection and the thought of going over there to get the actual weights was too much for me today. :lol:

Birdy, I'm so sorry!!!!! I want everyone to have fun with this! :angry:

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Sorry Birdy, I have some high on my forehead now and NOTHING can cover it up!

Anyone else slipping into their old ways of not tapping the brush before applying? I do great with foundation but sometimes skip the concealer and get eye shadow all over my cheekbones. I think I'm in to much of rush to deal with the opening and closing of each separate item.

I have gone back to some of my old products, that are gluten-free, anyone else using both EM and old stuff?

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Yeah, sometimes I don't tap, lol. For me it's just lazyness, lol, I'm just too darned lazy to tap! :lol:

I haven't gone back to my old stuff because that really did cause breakouts for me, but I use all my old lipgloss plus a ton of new ones I keep buying. :P

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