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anyone have any recs for gf personal care products - toothpaste, shampoo, etc?<br>
also, does anyone know if weleda and toms of maine are generally gf?<br>
thanks!<br>
oh, and if you are exposed to gluten after going gluten free, how long does it usually affect you?
 

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I'm not sure on either weleda or ToM, but usually they will sa of the package if they are...well, not always. It's best to call the company in question. Unfortunately, a lot of the natural health care products use stuff like wheat germ in them , so you have to really shop around. I *believe* that Nature's Gate's toothpaste is GF. Many regular haircare products like suave are fine, but always check, because even they will add wheat germ to shampoos...does <a href="http://www.celiac.com" target="_blank">www.celiac.com</a> have a list?<br><br>
DD's physical reactions tend to last 48ish hours, but her behavioral reactions are at least a week...hers have gotten better (less severe) over time, tho she's still quite sensitive...I think reactions are individual. HTH!
 

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We use mostly Desert Essence because they are clearly labeled so I don't have to worry about it.
 

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thanks, ladies! celiac.com actually seems to just market one specific line of products, but maybe i'm missing something else. then i read things that say gluten is way too big to pass through skin externally, so don't bother with the GF stuff. toothpaste is obviously a priority either way.
 
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