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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Am eager to cover up my newly sprouting gray hairs. Does anyone know of a gluten-free hair color or highlight? Please help!! I'm graying up by the minute!

Thanks!

Jennifer

DX 1/07

2 sons, both gene +, antibody neg. for now

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I don't check my hair color. It's a personal choice and goes along with the TP, lotions, shampoo ect.

I have been gluten-free since April and my blood work was clear at 6 months and haven't had any flare ups either. So I don't think it(hair color ect) affects me.

That said I do not have DH....I think that people with that tend to be more sensitive to topicals.

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I get my hair professionally colored, and my hair dresser uses Paul Mitchell hair color. I think they're all gluten-free (I don't know how many types they make...), but I would double-check (everything she's ever used on me is gluten-free). She called the hotline for me and asked about which of their products were gluten-free, and she said their customer service was extremely helpful. I also use some of their hair products that are gluten-free (there is a list somewhere on this forum of those).

Good luck! I hope your hair dresser carries Paul Mitchell!

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I have my hair professionally colored with Wella products. I called and they are gluten free but they can't guarantee they are free from cc because they don't know what was bottled right before their products.

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I use Herbatint and love it. It is an herbal tint and comes in both permanent and temporary forms (note: I have not checked the temporary forms for gluten statis). The thing I like most about them is you can mix just what you need and safe the rest for later use. I found the tint at Wegmans and also at my local health food store. The health food store doesn't carry it regularly but they order it when I need it so even if you don't see it in yours ask and they may be able to get it for you.

One last caution, the tint has a sample of their conditioner called Royal Creme that sample is NOT gluten free, I just toss it into my 'donation bag' for my local thrift store.

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Sorry jmengert--every Paul Mitchell product I touched at the hair dresser a few weeks ago, contained gluten, it was listed clearly on the product, such as: wheat germ! Paul Mitchell is not safe for celiac's.

I use Garnier Nutrisse and have for several years. I have used L'Oreal and Herbal Essense, but prefer Garnier Nutrisse, but then I stick to the same color all the time, I just like to keep the gray covered.

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I use Loreal--there is no gluten in the Feria or the Exact Match. B)

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Oh, there are a lot of Paul Mitchell products with gluten, but they also have many without, and the gluten is always clearly listed. I've been using them for a year without problems, and I am super sensitive, so the ones I'm using are fine.

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Not all Paul Mitchell products have gluten.

Awaphui shampoo and contioner and styling products don't have gluten.

Shampoo One does contian wheat germ oil.

I use both but there are some P.M. products that don't contain gluten for those who still want to use it!

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Ok, I stand corrected about some Paul Mitchell Products, all the ones I checked out had gluten in them. I'm glad your haircolor is gluten free.

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