hy·​po·​al·​ler·​gen·​ic | \ ˌhī-pō-ˌa-lər-ˈje-nik How to pronounce hypoallergenic (audio) \

Definition of hypoallergenic

: having little likelihood of causing an allergic response hypoallergenic cosmetics hypoallergenic foods

Examples of hypoallergenic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are hypoallergenic dogs that need adopting and breed-specific shelters. Jennifer Mizgata, Fortune, "How to approach difficult conversations when your coworkers drive you nuts," 13 Feb. 2020 Effective on both eyelashes and eyebrows, the hypoallergenic formula should be applied once a day and promises noticeable results in as little as two months. Chelsey Hamilton, Health.com, "The Best Eyebrow Growth Serums for Fuller, Bolder Arches, According to Dermatologists," 16 Oct. 2019 Finding the best hypoallergenic makeup for sensitive skin can be a serious struggle. Jessica Cruel, SELF, "14 Hypoallergenic Makeup Brands Dermatologists Recommend for Sensitive Skin," 30 Dec. 2019 This fabric is made from a hypoallergenic polyester-elastane blend. Wired, "3 Base Layers That Trap Warmth and Don't Chafe," 17 Dec. 2019 Choose to subscribe to their hypoallergenic diapers and select to receive four packs every four weeks. Trevor Fraser, orlandosentinel.com, "Get half off a month of diapers at Brandless," 10 Dec. 2019 Gift any mild-to-severe germaphobe this soft and hypoallergenic silk pillowcase. Locke Hughes, NBC News, "14 gift ideas for her: the best fitness and home gifts for women," 23 Nov. 2019 Made with just fourteen ingredients, the daily facial cleanser is both non-irritating and hypoallergenic. Braelyn Wood, Health.com, "Drew Barrymore Uses Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser Three Times a Day for Radiant Skin," 1 Oct. 2019 Measuring 19 inches by 14 inches, and available in seven thicknesses, these hypoallergenic and machine washable portable pillows are crafted for each individual consumer based on body sizes and sleep positions. Necee Regis, BostonGlobe.com, "Here, there, and everywhere," 3 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of hypoallergenic

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Hypoallergenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypoallergenic. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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hy·​po·​al·​ler·​gen·​ic | \ -ˌal-ər-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce hypoallergenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypoallergenic

: having little likelihood of causing an allergic response hypoallergenic food hypoallergenic makeup

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