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PostPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 7:46 pm 
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Location: Cobourg, ON
Hello,
My teenage is looking for a lipstick which does not contain peanuts, tree nuts or milk ingredients. Does anyone know of a brand which is clearly labelled and safe for these allergens? We have been searching but have had no luck so far. Thanks!

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13 year old daughter -- lives with life-threatening allergies to milk, tree nuts and peanuts; seasonal allergies (birch, maple, ragweed); pet allergies; asthma; and eczema
10 year old son - no allergies


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2015 6:46 pm 
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Location: Oakville, Ontario
Hi katec,

I cannot confirm this, but what about Cherry Chapstick? It's not a lipstick, but it offers a nice natural hint of colour. Here's the info if you would like to look into it:

www.pfizer.ca
1-888-275-9938
bar code: 0 62107 81810 0 (2 pack at Walmart for under $3)

ingredients on packaging:
Petrolatum, paraffin, mineral oil, octyldodecanol, arachidyl propionate(*see below), phenyl trimethicone, beeswax, isopropyl lanolate, copernicia cerifera (carnuba) wax, isopropyl myristate, lanolin, camphor, red 6 late, methylparaben, propylparaben, cetyl alcohol, saccharin, menthol, parfum

*link to peanut allergy board regarding this ingredient: http://www.peanutallergy.com/boards/ara ... propionate

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18 yr old daughter: no health issues
16 yr old son: allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, egg, fish, sesame,sunflower,mustard,poppy seeds, peas, carrots, some fruits, instructed to avoid legumes(except soy & green beans),pollen, cats, horses, cold urticaria


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2015 5:59 pm 
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Location: Kingston
This may be of help. I always double check though just to be sure:

http://www.avoidingmilkprotein.com/NFNonfood.htm

Also something I found which I did not know before:
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Unlike food labels, for toiletries, the ingredients can be given in Latin.


Almond, bitter - Prunus amara
Almond, sweet (and almond oil) - Prunus dulcis
Brazil nut - Bertholletia excelsa
Cashew - Anacardium occidentale
Hazelnut - Corylus rostrata/americana/avellana
Macadamia nut - Macadamia ternifolia
Peanut - Arachis hypogaea
Pistachio - Pistacia vera
Walnut - Juglans regia/nigra

US website, Bestallergysites.com notes that peanut oil may be listed as "arachis oil" or "arachidyl behenate"
http://www.nutmums.com/nut-free-toiletries-cosmetics/


Hope this helps a bit.

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