Did you know that 1 in 130 Americans suffer from Celiac disease, also known as gluten intolerance? Many do not even realize. Consumption of gluten can trigger allergic reactions with symptoms such as: diarrhea, weight loss, and malnutrition.
For the 3 million+ Americans with Celiac disease, the 1.6 million+ Americans who choose a gluten-free lifestyle, and the 5-10% of Americans with gluten sensitivity, beauty brands are taking note.
Below are 5 gluten free beauty products you may not be aware of, that are suitable for those with Celiac disease, eliminating the fear that skin care and hair products might irritate the face or skin or lead to more worrisome symptoms:
Sebamed Moisturizing Body Lotion is a lightweight moisturizer that is suitable for the most sensitive skin. Rapidly absorbed and non-greasy, it restores skin's moisture balance, providing natural protection from the elements. It’s enriched with chamomile extract and allantoin to soothe and moisturize. Regular use tones the natural elasticity of skin for a more youthful, healthy appearance. $12.99 at Target.com and RiteAid stores nationwide.
NeoCell Keratin Hair Volumizer™ is an all-natural solution for strong, lustrous, and thick healthy hair that starts from the inside. The new Keratin Hair Volumizer derived from its signature ingredient, Cynatine® HNS, a patented form of solubilized keratin that is a clinically proven ingredient crucial for hair luster and strength. Additionally, with Hydrolyzed Super Collagen™, Amla Extract and Vitamin C, these three beauty nutrients work together to build beautiful hair from the inside out. $19.99 at Whole Foods, CVS and Walgreens nationwide.
suki exfoliate foaming body cleanser Round-edged sugar crystals gently slough away delicate, dead skin without tearing or causing irritation. Helps smooth & even facial skin, reduce appearance of toxic & dry skin build-up, signs of most types of blemishes, flare-ups & collagen reduction, help signs of premature aging, fine lines & wrinkles, clarifying & rejuvenating the complexion. $34.95, sukiskincare.com.
jane iredale Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB Cream is a multi-tasking dynamo combines foundation, concealer, sunscreen, and added skin care benefits in a versatile one-step product. Available in eight shades, it incorporates natural minerals that adjust to the skin's tone to cover blemishes, minimize pores, disguise wrinkles, and smooth and brighten skin. Applied with fingers, the formula nourishes, protects, smooths, and brightens skin while providing gorgeous, total coverage. $48 at janeiredale.com.
Uni K Wax Centers offers the cleanest, greenest, least painful all natural waxing experience on the market. It’s exclusive, all natural wax, is made of beeswax packed with essential oils and a special pine tree resin. Free of harsh chemicals and synthetic ingredients, Uni K Wax not only removes hair from the root for long-lasting hair removal, it also exfoliates and softens leaving skin as smooth as silk. Applied at body temperature, the 100% all-natural elastic wax is ideal for even the most sensitive skin. www.unikwax.com.
Consult a physician for questions and concerns.