New gluten-free certification program launches. It connects U.S. and Canadian markets and is independently audited.
Emani’s Flawless Matte Foundation is a gluten-free pressed powder that provides medium coverage, and controls shine. It contains no talc or parabens. $32. www.emani.com It is possible to have glamorous lashes and the confidence that gluten won’t be getting near your eyes. Emani’s long lasting Organic Soy Mascara is gluten-free, vegan and made from natural […]
Doctors say you have to ingest gluten from cosmetics to get symptoms. The question is: does this happen more often than we know? Remember that first heady discovery of makeup? The memories flash back like a psychedelic slideshow: pastel lip gloss, electric blue mascara, hot pink blush and black kohl eyeliner that, intemperately applied, made […]
May is Celiac Awareness Month, and events are happening across North America to raise funds for research
From Allergic Living’s magazine Fall 2012 issue. IT WAS the itch that wouldn’t quit. Melinda Dennis had developed a painful skin rash that turned out to be dermatitis herpetiformis, a sure sign of celiac disease. But this was 1990 and back then so little was known about celiac disease and its symptoms that Dennis thought she’d […]
The disease doesn’t end at the gut: oral symptoms, from rotting teeth to mouth cancer, are also related to celiac. Find out what to watch for and how to avoid celiac disease’s effects on the mouth.
Celiac disease can affect your teeth and mouth in a number of ways: Dental enamel defects: Patches of grey, yellow, white or brown on the teeth, and/or teeth that are deeply pitted, grooved or misshapen. The defects are found on both sides of the mouth or on both upper and lower teeth, not just on […]