Being one of the most common contact allergens... nickel was voted "Allergen of the Year" in 2008 by the American Contact Dermatitis Society. If you, like myself, are allergic to nickel you know it's eeeverywhere. From jewelry to bathroom fixtures to zippers nickel is pretty stinkin' common (make sure to check out these 13 ways to avoid it).
This makes it the perfect choice for a round-up of incredible stories written by... you guessed it - those with nickel allergy!
From not being able to find bras, troubles at the dentist and multiple diagnoses... these people have worked hard to overcome a lot of different obstacles.
Here are their stories: