Shampoo Allergies

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   Posted 6/27/2007 10:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Recently I started to notice my hair falling out. Lots of it. I had been using H&S for sensitive scalp. Then they changed the ingredients and when I tried the new shampoo I had a systemic allergic reaction (probably to a new chemical). So I quickly researched and found CA Baby Shampoo. It worked great! But now they've changed their ingredients and it's no longer clear nor mild. Same thing happened with the new shampoo.

Anyone ever hear of such a thing. No doctor knows what to tell me. I've even tried soap.
I think I may be reacting to an essential oil or perfume oil which has become popular to use in shampoos and soaps.

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   Posted 6/28/2007 7:03 AM (GMT -6)   
That had happened to my mother in law. She used H&S for years and then they changed everything. She started losing hair too so she stopped using it. She never got a rash from it though. Have you ever tried Aveeno Baby Shampoo? Aveeno makes some great products that is hypoallergenic and super safe for people with all sorts of allergies.
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   Posted 6/28/2007 4:56 PM (GMT -6)   
One time I was looking at my mom's dresser. She had some kind of perfume oil on her dresser.I put some on my skin.I started breaking out.Just wanted to say your not alone.

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   Posted 7/7/2007 8:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Head and Shoulders has a lot of chemicals in it that people should not use. I would discontinue use of H&S. I would not put that in someone's hair that I didn't like. Try Dove or V5(nice and inexpensive). These work well.
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   Posted 7/8/2007 9:13 AM (GMT -6)   

Dear replystreet,

Again a gentle reminder to change your signature and remove the link to the free drus site.

Please post your source re the statements re the shampoos. Thank you.

We don't want everyone worrying about a shampoo they may have been using for years.

I thank you for your help with this.



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Post Edited (stkitt) : 7/8/2007 3:16:58 PM (GMT-6)

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