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BF allergic to something I use on my hair/face?

Minor medical mystery — my bf seems to be allergic to a product I use on my face or hair, but I’m having trouble pinning down exactly which one.

**Possible culprits:**

* Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector
* Olaplex No. 7 Bonding Oil
* Olaplex No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo
* Davines Love Conditioner
* La Roche-Posay Anthelios 100 Melt-In Milk Sunscreen

He’s getting itchy/watery eyes and mild congestion when his face is close to my hair for more than a couple of seconds. If I had to guess, it’s either the Hair Perfector, the Bonding Oil, or some ingredient in common between those two, but he’s still reacting slightly even though I stopped using those and the Olaplex shampoo over a week ago. The only other possibility is that trace amounts of pollen are clinging to my hair when I go outside and he’s reacting to that (I think this is unlikely, but he does have some preexisting hay fever/pollen allergies). Apart from washing all sheets/pillowcases/towels/etc. again (we already did this once after his last bigger reaction about a week ago), do Redditors have any insights or tips?

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Mary Johnson
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  1. The only way to really know is to stop using everything, only use products you know he isn’t allergic to and then reintroduce one by one. It really sucks, especially if those things are working for you! Good luck!

    Edit: sorry I misread and I see you’ve already stopped – maybe others will know how long products can linger on your hair after stopping?

  2. If you search “itchy eyes olaplex” or “allergy olaplex” you’ll see many articles or posts about people having reactions to it.

    I had a bad reaction to it as well. Plus it made my hair snap.

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