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Pregnancy Safe Products from Allies of Skin

Pregnancy Safe Products from Allies of Skin

Pregnancy safe beauty products can be super difficult and confusing. I have an entire guide devoted to what products are safe to use while pregnant including information on what ingredients to avoid while pregnant and a huge list of pregnancy safe skincare products. The list has gotten so large that I’ve decided to start listing brands in their own individual posts.

Here you’ll find pregnancy safe products from Allies of Skin as of 8/8/2022. If it is not safe, I’ll tell you why. All of the products meet my pregnancy safe criteria. If they release a new product that is not listed here, please comment below and I will add it. Note I will link to every product directly to avoid confusion. You’ll know exactly which product I mean.

Don’t See Your Product? Read This Before You Ask About It…

Please read the Pregnancy Beauty Guide intro first, where you will learn which products you actually need to worry about (spoiler alert, you don’t need to worry about all makeup or hair products). I will not review products that fall into the “don’t worry about it” categories. If you want to ask about a specific product, I require that you follow these guidelines for asking about pregnancy/nursing safety. You can also learn more about how to use these pregnancy safety lists. I will delete questions that don’t follow the guidelines or are rude.

Pregnancy and Nursing Safe Products from Allies of Skin

35% Vitamin C+ Perfecting Serum (at DermStore)
LIGHT UP Vitamin C & E Flash Brightening Mask
Molecular Silk Amino Hydrating Cleanser (at DermStore)

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

Note, there are several products that have ingredients that would be called out as stem cells in another brand, but Allies of Skin calls them “natural alternatives to cells”, which I find confusing, but I’m calling them out as ? stem cells here. It’s up to you to decide your comfort level.

20% Vitamin C Brighten + Firm Serum (at DermStore): ? Stem Cells
FOLLOW THE LIGHT Multi Acids & Vitamin C Radiance Peel: Glycolic Acid, Licorice Root, Salicylic Acid
GIFTED Acai & Sea Buckthorn Vitamin C Glow Oil: Licorice Root
GOALS Multi Acids & Probiotics Perfecting Night Serum: Glycolic Acid, Gluconolactone, Salicylic Acid, Licorice Root
HEROINE Mandelic & Licorice Superfood Glow Toner: Mandelic Acid, Licorice Root
LIQUID PANACEA Centella & Kombucha Firming Recovery Booster: ? Stem Cells
Molecular Barrier Recovery Cream Balm (at DermStore): Salicylic Acid, Malic Acid
Molecular Saviour Probiotics Treatment Mist (at DermStore): Gluconolactone, ? Stem Cells
Multi Hyaluronic Antioxidant Hydration Serum (at DermStore): Licorice Root, Malic Acid
Multi Nutrient & Dioic Renewing Cream (at DermStore): Licorice Root, ? Stem Cells
Peptides & Antioxidants Firming Daily Treatment (at DermStore): ? Stem Cells
Prebiotics & Niacinamide Pore Refining Booster (at DermStore): Licorice Root
Promise Keeper Nightly Blemish Treatment (at DermStore): Licorice Root, Mandelic Acid, ? Stem Cells
RESET Acai & Manuka Honey Nourishing Cleanser: Gluconolactone
THE MOST Hyaluronic Super Nutrient Hydration Serum: Gluconolactone, Licorice Root
VISIBLE IMPROVEMENT Peptides & Niacinamide Serum: Malic Acid

Not Safe for Pregnancy or Nursing

• 1A Retinal Peptides Overnight Mask (at DermStore): Retinoid, ? Stem Cells
CE15 Bakuchiol Firming Oil (at DermStore): Bakuchiol
LIQUID CLARITY BHA & Bakuchiol Blemish Recovery Booster: Bakuchiol, Salicylic Acid, Willow Bark, Licorice Root
Mandelic Pigmentation Corrector Night Serum (at DermStore): Bakuchiol, Mandelic Acid, Salicylic Acid
MIDNIGHT COURAGE Rosehip & Bakuchiol Retinol Night Oil: Bakuchiol, Retinoid
Multi Acids & Retinoid Brightening Sleeping Facial (at DermStore): Retinoid, Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Licorice Root
Peptides & Omegas Firming Eye Cream (at DermStore): Bakuchiol, Licorice Root
Retinal & Peptides Repair Night Cream (at DermStore): Retinoid, ? Stem Cells

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6 Comments

  1. 1.17.22
    Louisa said:

    Would you mind looking at the Peptides Omega firming eye cream? link: https://us.allies.shop/products/peptides-omegas-firming-eye-cream

    Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Tribehenin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Squalane, Glyceryl Stearate, Propanediol, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Bakuchiol, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Rosa Canina Seed Oil, Adansonia Digitata Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract, Ceramide NP, Pfaffia Paniculata Root Extract, Ptychopetalum Olacoides Bark/Stem Extract, Calanthe Discolor Extract, Lilium Candidum Flower Extract, Ubiquinone, Superoxide Dismutase, Ergothioneine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Bisabolol, Allantoin, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer-3, Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Methylglucoside Phosphate, Copper Lysinate/Prolinate, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Chrysin, Gluconolactone, Dipeptide-2, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, N-Prolyl Palmitoyl Tripeptide-56 Acetate, Sodium Gluconate, N-Hydroxysuccinimide, Sodium Benzoate, Xanthan Gum, Isohexadecane, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Citric Acid, Polysorbate 80, Steareth-20, Pentylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Glyceryl Polyacrylate, Potassium Sorbate, Calcium Gluconate, Sodium Hydroxide, Sorbitan Oleate, Disodium EDTA, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol.

    Formulated without Silicones, Sulfates, Denatured Alcohol, Synthetic Dyes & Fragrances and Essential Oils.

    • 1.17.22
      Christine said:

      Avoid in pregnancy and nursing due to bakuchiol. Also has licorice root and gluconolactone to avoid in pregnancy.

  2. 10.19.22
    Tanya said:

    Hello Doctor,

    Could you please look at the SILVER LINING DIOIC & WILLOWHERB CLARIFYING CREAM product and advise if it is suitable while nursing?

    Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Squalane, Octadecenedioic Acid, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Ethyl Macadamiate, Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed Oil, Niacinamide, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Zinc PCA, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Lactobacillus Ferment, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Centella Asiatica Leaf Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract, Allantoin, Bisabolol, Sodium PCA, Colloidal Silver, Tocopherol, Malic Acid, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Citric Acid, Sclerotium Gum, Sodium Gluconate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol

    Thank you!

    • 10.20.22
      Christine said:

      Ok for nursing but not pregnancy due to licorice root, malic acid

  3. 10.21.22
    DiTan said:

    Hi! Thank you for your awesome blog! Would you mind looking at the TRANEXAMIC & ARBUTIN ADVANCED BRIGHTENING SERUM. Is it safe using while nursing? Thanks in advance
    Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Niacinamide, Lactobacillus/Ganoderma Lucidum (Reishi Mushroom) Extract/Lentinus Edodes (Shiitake Mushroom) Extract Ferment Filtrate, C13-15 Alkane, Tranexamic Acid, Glycerin, Alpha-Arbutin, Pentylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Palmaria Palmata Extract, Asparagopsis Armata Extract, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract, Pancratium Maritimum Extract, Lactobacillus Ferment, Hydrolyzed Pea, Hydrolyzed Pea Protein, Bisabolol, Panthenol, Tocopherol, Arginine/Lysine Polypeptide, Glucose, Pentapeptide-34 Trifluoroacetate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, C14-22 Alcohols, Xanthan Gum, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside, Propanediol, Sorbitan Caprylate, Carbomer, Sodium Phytate, Sodium Succinate, Sodium Chloride, Sorbic Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol.

    • 10.21.22
      Christine said:

      Avoid in pregnancy and nursing due to the arbutin. It also has licorice root to avoid in pregnancy.

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