It’s controversial whether or not gluten-free skincare and beauty products are worth the hype. But as with anything we put on our skin it’s safe to assume these products are beneficial for those on a gluten-free diet. This is especially true for anyone with Celiac Disease, for whom any cross-contamination with gluten can have dire consequences. So check out these gluten-free beauty brands that will help you keep your organic and natural lifestyles in check…
Dr. Hauschka is one of the top names when it comes to natural skin care products and cosmetics. Now they’ve released a list of 124 of their products that have been rated ‘gluten-free’ by the German Celiac Society. While it doesn’t encompass every item they make, there’s now a clear guide to what’s safe to use (including some great lipsticks and skincare products).
Josh Rosebrook Skin and Hair Care
A boutique line of skin and hair products that are all handcrafted in small batches from all-natural, organic ingredients. The quality of these products has earned the company a loyal celebrity following, including an endorsement from Alicia Silverstone, and elite clientele such as Olivia Wilde, Rob Lowe, and RuPaul.
Living Libations is crafted in Ontario from pure essential oils and organic ingredients. Company owners Nadine and Ron take a holistic approach to beauty and skin care, with products ranging from cleansers to toothpaste, all without a lick of gluten.
Ecco Bella was started by Sally Malanga as she sought to deepen her connection to her vegan lifestyle. She’s continued to develop the quality of her products throughout the years, using only natural ingredients that are beneficial for the skin.
This brand now makes an SPF 30 sunscreen that’s both gluten-free and vegan. It offers 40 minutes of water resistance, making it perfect for sunny days at the beach. And it’s unscented, other than a light whiff of coconut from the natural oil it contains.
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