Gillette Shaving Cream

Posted on: Sun, 04/21/2002 - 11:41pm
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pHas anyone ever contacted Gillette about their shaving cream? I can't find a number for them and am having trouble contacting them through their web site. Thanks!/p

Posted on: Wed, 10/16/2002 - 11:36pm
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I just called Gillette about their shaving cream and was told there are no nut oils in their shaving creams, but that they have animal or vegetable fat for the soap component and have no way of telling me what they were derived from. I am not comfortable having my son use it (for play) because of that. Does anyone know of a safe shaving cream?

Posted on: Thu, 10/17/2002 - 12:19am
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I have some skintimates, gel which foams up when rubbed, and I use it on my legs. FWIW, my PA dd has used it to play with during a bath. I just checked the label, it is J&J, and I know people have been critical of some of their products. However, we have always and only used their products for dd, and she has had no problems. I just checked the label, and there is a sunflower oil product listed in the ingredients, but nothing I recognize as peanut.
It might help to add that my dd's allergic reaction were most pronounced on her skin, where peanut contacted her, itchy eyes, red scaly cheeks, and very immediate on the last exposure where I reall figured it out. This just makes me suspect that she would have trouble if the protein were in a skin care product. Purely anecdotal, but maybe helpful. becca

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