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Celiac Disease and its Impact on the Skin: Care and Recommendations for Healthy Beauty

09By Carola Blasig | Cosmetologist – National Registration 2210 – Argentina
Founder and Director of the Instituto Superior Carola B. dedicated to teaching in the field of aesthetics since 2009. WWW Ambassador in Misiones, Argentina.


Exploring the Celiac Disease and The Skin

Celiac disease, also known as celiac sprue, is a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects the gastrointestinal tract. In this article, we will explore the relationship between celiac disease and the skin, providing tips and recommendations for skincare in individuals with celiac disease.

Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition triggered by the ingestion of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. Its symptoms can vary and affect different systems of the body.

“Beauty is not just skin-deep but lies in the well-being and health of our skin”

The Relationship Between Celiac Disease and the Skin. Being the largest organ of the body, can be affected by celiac disease. Two common skin manifestations associated with celiac disease are dermatitis herpetiformis and psoriasis.

Herpetiformis is a cutaneous manifestation of celiac disease characterized by blistering or itchy lesions that typically appear on areas such as the elbows, knees, and scalp. The Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition, that has also been linked to celiac disease. Individuals with psoriasis and symptoms related to celiac disease should be evaluated to determine if there is a connection.

Taking additional precautions in cosmetology practices and choosing gluten-free cosmetic products are essential to ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals with celiac disease. It is crucial to avoid ingredients derived from gluten-containing grains and seek out products labeled as “gluten-free.”

“Beauty is the reflection of our inner health and care, radiating through a vibrant and healthy skin”

In addition to using gluten-free products, paying attention to the INCI (International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients) list of cosmetics, avoiding cross-contamination, and selecting appropriate materials in cosmetology settings are vital steps in caring for individuals with celiac disease.

It is important for cosmetology professionals to stay informed and up-to-date on the latest developments in the cosmetic industry, nutrition, and medicine to provide the best care for individuals with celiac disease.

Skincare is crucial for individuals with celiac disease, as certain skin manifestations may be associated with the condition. By following a gluten-free diet and taking precautions in selecting cosmetic products, it is possible to maintain healthy and radiant skin.


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