Category Archives: Celiac Disease and Living Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free Makeup

Red Apple Lipstick is the first makeup line to independently lab test each makeup formula for Gluten Free certification in the United States. Red Apple Lipstick, Inc was founded in 2007 in Houston Texas with the express purpose of manufacturing and distributing color cosmetics and makeup for women with allergies. All Red Apple Lipstick makeup […]

4 Delectable Summer Drink Recipes

Hey Red Apple Girls, Summer is here and that calls for not only pretty new lipsticks that keep your lips moisturized but some refreshing drinks to help you beat the heat. Below you will find four delicious drinks inspired by Red Apple Lipstick’s summer lipstick collection. Enjoy!   Sweet Coraline Cooler While dreaming up this […]

Think Wheat Gluten Is Ok On Your Skin? Think Again… Enter HWG and HWP

I don’t like to get into arguments.  I don’t normally find myself in the he said, she said stuff.  But here’s a report regarding wheat gluten on your skin you should really read. The consensus floating around the United States and Canada is that “the wheat protein is too large to enter your body through […]

Does your MAC Makeup Contain Gluten?

Here are 3 tests to find out if your makeup is gluten free. You’re likely wondering if your favorite makeup is gluten free or not.  You’ve searched around the web, and no one knows. Here’s 3 simple tests that can help point you in the right direction. 1) Check the manufacturers home page.  If they […]

Waterproof mascara kills eye lash roots over time

You’ve likely already gotten the hint that your lash follicle can be damaged. Years of eye lash abuse leads to all kinds of problems and afflictions of the eye lash and eye lid. Here’s a wiki-pedia article that outlines 12 different afflictions, some of which I am sure you have experienced. The biggest problem?? You […]

BRIAN WILLIAMS REPORTS: GLUTEN FREE IS A FAD AND YOU WON’T LOSE WEIGHT!

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams reported on August 2 that going gluten free probably “isn’t worth it”. In the televised report, NBC’s chief “medical reporter” Nancy Snyderman stated that “going gluten free has become a fad” that makes grocers in the US over $4 Billion per year! She goes on to blast a “health […]

WILL FDA GLUTEN FREE LABELS LEAD TO MISGUIDED TRUST?

Celiacs and Gluten Free folks around the country rejoiced this week when the FDA finally defined rules for the term “Gluten Free” under petition. This past week, the Federal Food and Drug Administration released official guidelines to regulate the use of the term “Gluten Free” on strictly voluntary labels on foods and drugs regulated by […]

THE EXTRAORDINARY, TRUE FACE OF CELIAC DISEASE. Warning, This is heart wrenching.

[box type=”note_box” color=”btn_green”]Before you read this: In our line of business at Red Apple Lipstick, we have the great fortune of meeting a lot of wonderful women, who are all bound in a sisterhood of an Autoimmune disease. This story is about Danielle, whose life was stopped by the worst case of Celiac Disease on […]

Is Vitamin E Gluten Free?

Hello everyone! This past weekend, I was in Chicago to tape an episode of Living Free TV, a tv series for people with gluten intolerance and other allergies. The host, Jen Cafferty, posed an interesting question that I thought should shared with you all. Her question was “What’s the story about Vitamin E and it’s […]

Why Gluten Free Cosmetics?

Why are gluten free cosmetics important? It’s time to talk about the beauty products women use daily and their safety.  Yes, in the United States, the FDA has strict guidelines as to what ingredients are allowed into cosmetics.  One would think that means all cosmetics and other toiletries are 100% safe.  That is just not true.  […]

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