Hypoallergenic makeup?

posted 2 years ago in Beauty
Post # 2
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5207 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2013

scarlettbegonias87:  Nope. Hypoallergenic is not a valid term when it comes to cosmetics, but it works wonders for Almay’s advertising. Clinique uses the term “Allergy tested”. That doesn’t mean that 100% of people tested had no allergic reaction. 

Do a little detective work and try to find out which ingredients don’t agree with you. Is it a certain fragrance, dye, preservative, etc…? Compare your “safe makeup” to the ones that cause a reaction and see what the difference is in the ingredient list. Also be aware that just because a cosmetic brand is “high end” doesn’t mean it contains no irritants. 

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - Cape May

scarlettbegonias87:  Have you tried Mary Kay at all? I don’t actually know if they are hypoallergenic or not. Physicians Formula in drugstores possibly? Good luck! 

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I have a lot of skin allergies myself! I typically stick with vegan makeup like http://www.shirocosmetics.com I seem to have good luck with them compared to the more mainstream stuff. And no I am not actually vegan but the legitimate vegan make up stores use ingredients that do not make me flare up.

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