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Question About Cosmetics, Lotions, Shampoos, Etc..
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I have been seeing a lot of posts about if a cosmetic product (shampoo, face lotion, hand lotion, make-up, etc..) if they contain Gluten, they are harmful... is this ONLY if it is ingested? by using a face cream, but it does not get in your mouth, are you OK? How can shampoo be harmful??

I have been trying to find an answer online, but to no avail...

Thanks for the help!!

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The way I'm starting to look at this is:

A person can inadvertantly ingest gluten from touching gluten-containing skin care products (after directly applying the lotions, or by rubbing one's own skin, after application) and then touching one's own mouth before washing.

I wouldn't worry about this, though, if you are 'completely' symptom-free a few months post starting your gluten-free diet...

I have had some lingering symptoms, so I just want to be sure I am not unknowingly contaminating myself via this potential route - Since it can take some Celiacs a long time to recover from contamination, I would rather begin to avoid gluten-containing skin-care products, to further reduce my risk of contamination -

Gina

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After being gluten-free for awhile I notice that I become sensitive to being touched by gluten. Shampoo with it gives my head rashes and lotions make me itchy. Plus, I do usually get shampoo in my mouth when washing my hair and I do touch my mouth with my hands. It's best to be careful but it is up to you on what products you use.

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I have changed my facial lotions and I usually use a gluten-free shampoo but I have fine hair and when I'm going out on a big date with my BF I use my Bumble and Bumble shampoo for fine hair... now I don't know if there is any gluten in it, I've not checked but it sure does fluff up my hair better then any other shampoo. I try to be really careful when I use it and I'm going to start to watch closely to see if I get an itchy head when I use it.

One in a great while I will use some sort of "new, special" night cream on my face and again, I'm not sure if they are gluten-free for not (looking for the miracle wrinkle cure, no good news to report yet) so I'm extra careful not to get them in my eyes or mouth and I wash my hands really well after I use them.

Oh and I use only gluten-free soaps.

Susan

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Yea, they are very easy to get into your mouth. You have to really look at every possible avenue for it to get into your mouth.

With things like lipstick though..that is really a must because that is right on your lips.

Even with things like soap..say you was your hands with gluten containing soap, then prepare your food. Well now your food is contaminated. You really just have to think about how it can happen.

I am very sensitive even to touch gluten as well. I get itchy rashes when I come in contact with gluten.

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The lipstick thing bothers me, I love lipstick and I gave most of mine to my daughter... is there a list of make up companies somewhere so I can find out what is gluten-free?

Susan

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Hi Susan

Since you're an advanced member you've probably checked the gluten-free product list link which has been posted about on this forum. But I saw gluten-free make-up line listings. From my notes from the list I see I've written that all Chanel lipsticks except Lipcareline are gluten-free. Max Factor: all lipsticks gluten-free except for Lip Silks. Benefit: all lipsticks are gluten-free. Lancome gluten-free lipsticks: Rouge Attraction, Rouge Absolu, Sheer Magnetic, Juicy Rouge, Juicy Tubes, Star Gloss, Color Dose Lip. Maybeline was unclear so I've written: stay away from this.

All Vidal Sasoon and Pantene hairproducts are gluten-free.

It was very late, and I was pretty tired :blink: when I did my notes, so best to check the gluten-free prod. list to verify the above.

Misa :)

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Hi Susan

Since you're an advanced member you've probably checked the gluten-free product list link which has been posted about on this forum. But I saw gluten-free make-up line listings. From my notes from the list I see I've written that all Chanel lipsticks except Lipcareline are gluten-free. Max Factor: all lipsticks gluten-free except for Lip Silks. Benefit: all lipsticks are gluten-free. Lancome gluten-free lipsticks: Rouge Attraction, Rouge Absolu, Sheer Magnetic, Juicy Rouge, Juicy Tubes, Star Gloss, Color Dose Lip. Maybeline was unclear so I've written: stay away from this.

All Vidal Sasoon and Pantene hairproducts are gluten-free.

It was very late, and I was pretty tired  :blink:  when I did my notes, so best to check the gluten-free prod. list to verify the above.

Misa  :)

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Great!

Thanks for this info...

were is the product list located?

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Hi

GLUTENFREE PRODUCT LIST:

1. Click on this link: http://forums.delphiforums.com/n/main.asp?...Fceliac%2Fstart

2. Click on "Messages" on the blue line.

3. Select folder: "gluten-free product list" on the first purple line, left side.

4. Click on topic: "Downloadable Files Word".

5. Scroll down on right hand side to four options and choose the one in the upper right: "doc april 2005 gluten-free prod. list zip".

Can't remember who to originally thank for this list......but THANKS TO YOU :D

Misa :)

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I just checked my shampoos and conditioners and the majority of them contain gluten. They are Biolage color care shampoo, and Nexus: Ensure conditioner, Keraphix conditioner, Botanoil shampoo, and Assure shampoo.

Nexus Rejuv-a-Perm shampoo does not appear to contain any gluten.

--Kelly

Racine, WI

Thanks for the tip on Panteen, I like that brand.

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I'm a product junkie. Does anyone know of any salon brands that are gluten-free? I generally try to steer clear of grocery store brand shampoos and conditioners b/c of the build up that they can leave on your hair.

--Kelly

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I just found out that the entire hair care line by Tosca is gluten free. This is a new brand sold in salons. I've been using the volumizing shampoo and conditioner and love them.

--Kelly

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How about dove soap? Is it gluten-free? I tried looking on the delphi list and it hasn't been updated in a while.

:) Jen

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How about dove soap?  Is it gluten-free?  I tried looking on the delphi list and it hasn't been updated in a while.

:) Jen

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Alot of Dove products are gluten free. They are a brand that will indicate gluten on the label in the form of wheat,rye,barley,oats.

I use their bar soap, shampoo, conditioner, hairspray, etc.

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