Monday, May 4, 2009

Smashbox gluten free cosmetics

Some of you may know about Smashbox gluten free cosmetic choices. Now everyone can know! I just got this letter today, confirming what I read earlier this year about having a great selection of gluten free cosmetics. Here is there exact letter:

Dear Erika,

Thank you for contacting us. Gluten can be found in products that contain wheat/rye/barley derivatives. Most Smashbox products do not contain gluten, however the following products do contain gluten in their formulations:

Bionic Mascara, Jet Black

Layer Lash Primer

Halo Hydrating Perfecting Powder, Fair, Light, Medium and Dark

Doubletake Lip Color, Praline, Gossamer, Sugar Spice, Cranberry

Lip Treatment

Lipstick Tinted Lip Treatment, Solar, Ray, Beam, and Shine

For your reference, here is a list of gluten ingredients you may want to avoid:

Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour



Dextrin Palmitate

Hydrolyzed Malt Extract

Hydrolyzed Oat Flour

Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein

Hydrolyzed Wheat Flour

Hydrolyzed Wheat Gluten

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer

Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch


Secale Cereale (Rye) Seed Flour

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Gluten

Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Starch

Wheat Amino Acids

Wheat Germ Glycerides

Wheat Germamidopropalkonium Chloride

Wheat Protein

Wheatgermamidopropyl Ethyldimonium Ethosulfate

Yeast Extract

Be sure to double check the complete ingredients on the unit carton of the Smashbox product or we can email them to you. Also, a full list of the ingredients for our products is listed each product page, see here: If you have any questions please contact us at

Best Wishes,

Customer Service




Unknown said...

thank you very much.
very interesting.

Sonia sin gluten

Natural Cosmetics said...

Sounds good the glutten free formula...

bath mateus said...

Wow it’s nice posting, I like it.

Anonymous said...

FYI Smashbox posts hydro. wheat protein on the website as ingredient in halo.

Anonymous said...

don't forget to check for tocopherol - vitamin E - which is typical extracted from wheat germ oil.

ganhls said...

I have a wellness biz, I feature YOung living and some Mannatech product that are gluten free. NOt all of their products are but I can show you which ones are.