• Join our community!

    Do you have questions about celiac disease or the gluten-free diet?

  • Ads by Google:
     




    Get email alerts Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter

    Ads by Google:



       Get email alertsSubscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter

  • Announcements

    • admin

      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes
0
Donna F

Shampoos/conditioners

Rate this topic

Recommended Posts

Okay, I've heard someone here say that L'Oreal shampoo is okay.

Today I bought Vive - Smooth-Intense Shampoo and Conditioner (seperate bottles)

There is no contact info on the bottle - only a website with no way to contact them or FAQs.

Is this stuff okay? The longer I've been on the diet, the more sensative I've become.

Otherwise, I need some names of manufacturers of gluten-free shampoos and conditioner - especially conditioner. My product listing has NONE! I won't be able to comb my hair anymore (it's getting longer) - and it's growing (NO, i will NOT cut it!)so it'll only get worse.

thanks!

donna

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ads by Google:
Ads by Google:


This is what they told me...

Basically NOTHING. Doesn't help. But here is the number. Stick with Nutrogena.

June 15, 2004

Thank you for visiting L'Or

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks Lisa,

I'll call them on Monday.

There is something wrong with the Neutrogena for me - I can't use it.

Neutrogena also put out a statement that they don't guarantee their products are gluten-free any more and to use with caution. Since they give me a reaction - I don't use them anymore.

Guess I'm stuck with Toms (yuck! - smelly!)

-donna

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I went round and round with them and finally they said that the Color Vive was gluten-free but not necessarily the other Vive shampoos. So, be sure to double check. I talked to Garnier Fructus and they said ALL their products are gluten free. So, they are a pretty safe bet. I think the Dove Products are okay. At least the color treated ones are. Someone said Pantene is also gluten free but I haven't personally checked them.

Terri

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I am ultra-sensitive to gluten in shampoo and I use Pantene with no trouble.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ads by Google:


That's a relief. I didn't know there were so many gluten-free ones out there.

I'm glad I won't have to shave my head :o

Thanks!

:D donna

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here is the response I got from Pantene. I think it should be fine, don't you?

(My question)

Are your products gluten and wheat free? I need to know before I purchase any...

Discussion Thread

---------------------------------------------------------------

Response (Monika) - 07/02/2004 02:21 PM

Thanks for contacting Pantene, Terri.

We know Celiac is a serious disease, so we want to give you clear information regarding the use of our beauty care products. If wheat and/or gluten aren't directly added to a product by us, these ingredients won't be listed on our packages. Like many companies, we often purchase the scents for fragranced products from outside suppliers, and the components of these substances are proprietary information belonging to those companies. Therefore it's possible that a very small amount (generally parts per million) of gluten may be present.

We sought advice from physicians; they told us it would be very unlikely a person with Celiac disease would have a reaction from a trace amount of gluten coming into contact with his skin or hair. This is because wheat, rye, barley and/or gluten generally cause symptoms when they're ingested. Since our beauty care products are designed to be used externally on the skin, their use shouldn't be an issue for someone with this disease.

Since gluten sensitivity can vary among people, it would be best if you consulted with your physician about the use of all types of consumable goods, if you haven't already. You might even consider using one of our fragrance free products that doesn't list gluten or wheat extracts on the label.

I hope this response has been helpful to you. For more information about Celiac, you may want to check out http://celiac.com/ and http://celiac.org

Thanks for getting in touch with us.

Monika

Beauty Care Team

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's called "Passing the Buck". If Pantene adds a fragrance that contains gluten to its product, I think they are morally bound to inform their consumers. It shouldn't matter if they are the source of the gluten-containing ingredient or not! I personally react quite violently to "hydrolyzed wheat protein" applied to my scalp--burning, itching, etc. I'm not so much worried about ingesting the shampoo since I don't shower with my mouth open! I don't want to take a chance that an undeclared source of gluten will spark a reaction. I do, however, use Pantene with no trouble.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I agree, it does sound like passing the buck.

I've been using Pantene for a few weeks now and I've not had a problem. No more Neutrogena for me! I'm fairly certain Pantene IS okay since I seem to be really sensitive now and I have no problem with it.

thanks for telling me!

-donna

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest Lindam

:) I have not had any problems using Dove shampoo and conditioners. I have had excellent luck with Johnson's Baby shampoo also. I can't believe how many items out there have gluten in them. I just went to the beauty salon yesterday and they only had one shampoo that they could use on me. All the salon products have some sort of wheat and/or oats in them.

Good Luck

Linda

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Ads by Google:


Lindam I called Dove and they told me over the phone that it was fine. I use Dove, Garnier Fructus and Pantene ( I like variety) and bring my own when going to the salon. I use Lever 2000 bodywash. I read the label and it looks okay, Keri Lotion or Suave ( which are gluten-free (Suave read label first) ). Hang in there!

Terri

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You may want to rethinck the Lever soap. I loved Lever soap, but when I called Unalever (the parent company) they said Lever is not gluten-free. I use Dove now.

Suave product line is generally ok. Read the labels.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for the warning about the Lever. I guess that goes to my husband too, along with all the expensive shampoos and conditioners! Will use Dove or is TONE liquid okay, do you know? Thanks!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I just got off the phone with Lever 2000 bodywash. They are a Unilever company and follows the guidelines where if there is any oat, barley, wheat or rye present in any of their products, it would be clearly listed on the label as such. It would not be hidden under some chemical sounding name. Unilever also owns Lipton and Ragu and the same applies to them. So, I can use my Morning Sky bodywash again as it does not have any wheat, barley, oats or rye listed. :) Now if every company could be like that!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

0

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      108,944
    • Total Posts
      943,613
  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      67,284
    • Most Online
      3,093

    Newest Member
    Randilee
    Joined
  • Topics

  • Posts

    • Celiac disease is a bit like a chameleon in symptoms with over 500 known combinations (someone else said this number). It being a autoimmune disease it would not be unheard of it effecting the lymph nodes and in fact early on my first signs of a CC was tightening and swelling of the ones in my neck. I have not noticed this with my past few encounters in the past 2 years. But as I said it is a chameleon in symptoms. You will need to be eating gluten daily for about 12 weeks for the celiac blood panel which is the standard for testing with this disease. And keep eating it for 2 weeks prior to a follow endoscope and biopsy to check for intestinal damage. You can read up more in the link http://www.cureceliacdisease.org/screening/
    • Hi there, I was recently diagnosed with Celiac after having dramatic weight loss, extreme fatigue, digestive issues, and a variety of other things. The blood test and biopsy both came back positive so I have been following a strict gluten free diet.  I have been experiencing muscle spasms, frequent face redness all over, and as of lately my toes and fingers have been turning different colours. The most concerning would be my toes as they will go purple. Each toe looks like it has a bruise on it. Is this symptomatic of celiac? I followed up with my family doctor but his only suggestion was to see a dietician, and out I went.  My antibody came back positive, and the titre was high and speckled. Is this related to the celiac? Not much has been explained to me, and I am just trying to understand further! If anyone has any advice, or comments I would be glad to read them!    Thank you  
    • You should get the lymph nodes checked. You need to be eating a regular gluten containing diet to get the best & most accurate results for celiac disease.
    • try ragu double cheddar sauce
    • Hi everyone, This is my first post. I am happy to find a forum for being shared and being answered. I am really despressed with my all symptoms and got confused with tons of information from google :((. Sorry if my story below is long and spend your time. I just want to be shared my worries. Thanks I experienced some symptoms such as abdomen pains, diarrhea, fatigue, one side heachade and enlarged lymph nodes. These things are appeared more frequently after I gave birth to my baby 2 years ago. Recently, it becomes quite bad. I have met some family doctors, they did not concern anything until the recent one. She said that I should try gluten free for 1 month, diary free for 2 weeks, then returned. But I still do not do any tests for comfirming except for CBC test and ultra sound for lymph nodes. All results were normal, except for one indicator in blood test a little low (mchc). The doctor said that she had no concern. I have travelled a lot, so it was hard to eliminate gluten totally. I have had some accidentally gluten eating, so I still feel sick, especially abdomen pain and lymph nodes. I am now in strictly diet for 1.5 weeks and feel quite better, except for the lymph nodes. After 2 months, I finally can return doctor office for more discuss, though I am very worried. To talk about the lymph nodes, I have one in gland for 1 year, not movable; another in neck for about 4-5 months, movable. They are in size of a bean. Are they too big? They seem not enlarge or down size from the day I felt them. Recently, I am very scared to find that there are 2 or 3 on going in the lower neck and groin area. They are at the size of peas. And no one is bad pain, just a little discomfortable. Oh my god, I hope you guys can share my feeling... just some days you wake up and find out that some new lumps growing up in your body. That's a terrible feeling. Has anyone experienced the enlarged lymph nodes? Before or after going gluten free diet. Could the diet help to reduce their size or they will still there. I read about the link between celiac and lymphoma. I am really really scared. My daughter, she is just 2. I will have doctor appointment next week, beside the tests to comfirm celiac, should I ask her to check the lymph nodes again also. Any one got celiac and lymphoma at the same time? Please share your experience. Thank you.
  • Upcoming Events