Safe hair products for Allergic Contact Dermatitis

This might be the most asked question at The Allergy Life! What do you use for allergy-safe hair products for Allergic Contact Dermatitis, and do you dye your hair? I understand the curiosity for sure. It’s partly out of wanting to feel like everyone else and also just out of…

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Could you suffer from Topical Steroid Withdrawal?

I just spent 20 minutes looking through pictures of Topical Steroid Withdrawal today. I saw pictures of its effects on babies through grandmas. Whew. Heavy. My heart broke. But also, my heart swelled with an appreciation for the dr who discovered my allergic contact dermatitis. I could easily be one…

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Tretinoin as an Anti-Aging Treatment

Using Tretinoin as an anti-aging treatment may become your best friend. I’m in the 40 and up crew and proud to be! If you’re not in your 40’s yet, wait and see. It’s a pretty great moment in your life! If you’re past it – Congrats! I’m expecting my 50’s,…

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Remaining brand loyal can lead to reactions with Allergic Contact Dermatitis

As much as I want to be brand loyal, it’s hard for me. Many brands I love may have some products I can use safely, but others… not so much. It used to really bother me to look in my makeup drawer and see all sorts of brands. I used…

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The Scent of Flowers and Your Fragrance Allergy

I love flowers. The way they look and the color they provide. Honestly, I love everything about them. Well, almost everything. As my fragrance allergy continues to advance, so does my sensitivity to the scent of flowers. I almost always have fresh flowers in my kitchen, but some bother me…

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Finally a teeth whitening system I can use!

In-office teeth whitening system Early last year, I became frustrated at the lack of whitening in my safe toothpaste. I decided to try the teeth whitening service at my dentist’s office. It was a pretty awful experience I have to admit sadly. If you’ve had the zoom system done, you…

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