Many companies use gluten in shampoo, lipstick, eye shadows and other cosmetics as a binder that essentially helps the ingredients “stick together”. Learn how to identify hidden gluten (and the skin reactions it causes) along with information on safe gluten-free cosmetic options. Whether you have celiac disease, gluten intolerance, or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, the bottom line is our bodies react to gluten. Our skin is the largest organ of the human body and what we apply on our skin does get absorbed into our skin.
It's bad enough not being able to eat gluten without getting violently ill. Now I realized gluten-filled body products were making me sick as well. Yay immune system. Time to find gluten-free shampoo & other gluten-free hair products. Read on for symptoms of using shampoo with gluten and how to identify hidden gluten.