hypoallergenic

adjective
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 According to the brand, its hypoallergenic, all-natural formula doesn’t contain any harmful or irritating chemicals either. Summer Cartwright, PEOPLE.com, "This $9 Hack Prevents Glasses from Fogging While Wearing a Mask," 24 June 2020 What’s more, this pillow is both hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant. Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Wednesday," 17 June 2020 The hypoallergenic design is made with the brand’s signature all-climate cooling cotton. Braelyn Wood, Health.com, "The Luna Weighted Blanket Gives the Soothing Benefits of Weighted Blankets Without Overheating," 4 June 2020 The waterproof and hypoallergenic design of the protector is designed to fight off bacteria, bed bugs and dust mites. Gideon Grudo, NBC News, "MLK Day sales: best deals on gym equipment, shoes, apparel and more," 17 Jan. 2020 At $70 for the 15-pound, 60-by-80-inch option, the Luna is another affordable blanket that still has good construction with glass beads and hypoallergenic cotton fabric. Paige Szmodis, Popular Mechanics, "The 5 Best Weighted Blankets for a Better Sleep," 20 Dec. 2019 The hypoallergenic pick boasts reinforced edges for an extra boost of neck support along with a fitted mesh cooling cover to maintain your body’s optimal sleep temperature. Braelyn Wood, Health.com, "Shoppers Say The Purple Pillow Is the Reason Their Neck Pain ‘Doesn’t Exist Anymore’," 28 Apr. 2020 Marchbein also recommends La Roche-Posay Lipikar Eczema Cream for its soothing oatmeal and niacinamide formula and Vanicream for a hypoallergenic hydrator. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Dermatologists Note a Rise in Hand Eczema Due to Coronavirus Preventive Hand-Washing," 16 Mar. 2020 The set comes with a fitted sheet, a flat sheet, and two pillowcases, all of which are made with 100 percent hypoallergenic microfiber that can help prevent pilling and wrinkles, according to the brand. Amina Lake Abdelrahman, PEOPLE.com, "Over 13,000 Shoppers Gave These Incredibly Soft Sheets a 5-Star Rating," 24 Apr. 2020

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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 9 Jul. 2020.

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hypoallergenic

adjective
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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