Not Safe

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You already know gluten could be lurking in your makeup. But do you know how to find where that gluten is buried? There are literally hundreds of ingredients that could contain wheat, barley, rye, or oats. See the danger list here!

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I have been trying to get an in-depth reply from Physicians Formula about this for years. Despite multiple emails spread out over time, I have yet to get a satisfactory answer. Since I do not have a direct reply from them about anything, I can only go by what they publicly state on that page. So...

BREAKING NEWS- NARS is no longer Gluten Free

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I am grateful for their honesty, but that doesn't mean I'm not disappointed. When I first talked to NARS, they told me how careful they were in watching their gluten content. They told me they tested periodically to double check that their products were safe. [...]

Arbonne is not Gluten Free after all

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This whole saga began when an eagle eyed reader contacted me via my contact page: "Did you realize that several products on Arbonne's gluten free makeup list have wheat protein as one of the main ingredients?" She sent me the names of the products. "... [...]

  Read why HERE.   You see them everywhere.  In the local market, in the newspaper, on the internet, at your friend's party, etc.  They have everything and are so accessible- portable tables piled high with beauty awesomeness, ads chock-full of lists of products you [...]

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Mineral Fusion was the first makeup+skincare+haircare line that is tested gluten free that I ever ran across.  My eye was caught by their blue and brown packaging, but it was finding out that they test for gluten that sent me scrambling for the cash register [...]

Check the ingredients? – Urban Decay

Now, I've heard a lot about Urban Decay.  Some of my fav YouTube makeup artists just rave and rave about UD and it's been at the top of my "to try" list for a while now.  So, some time back (before GFMG), I sent off [...]

Are you serious? :( – Burt’s Bees

Burt's Bees.  The go-to brand for every natural girl around.  With a history of skipping the chemicals and using natural oils and fragrances, Burt's Bees has been a favorite for the health-conscious folks since the mid-90's.  My sister swears by their lip balm, saying no [...]