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Pregnancy Safe Beauty Products from BECCA Cosmetics

Pregnancy Safe Beauty Products from BECCA Cosmetics

Pregnancy safe skincare and makeup 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 Becca as of 2/13/2021. 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.

Please refer to my post on pregnancy safe makeup, where I explain why you don’t need to worry about your mascara, powders, eyeliners, brow products, etc. I do not review these products.

How to Request a Product Review

I try to review all of the products that I can when I publish a list. Note, I am in the US and I only have access to US products. Please don’t be rude if I skipped your favorite cleanser, when items are out of stock sometimes they aren’t on the brand’s site, or maybe you are in Asia and I am in the US.

I reserve the comments on each post for reviews of product from that brand, this makes it easier for others to find products later. Please only ask about Becca on this post, I will delete other product questions. You can find other brands here. If your brand is not included, please ask on the brand list post.

Pregnancy and Nursing Safe Products from Becca

anti-fatigue under eye primer (at Sephora, ULTA)
ever-matte poreless priming perfector™ (at Sephora, ULTA)
first light priming filter instant complexion refresh (at Sephora, ULTA)
hydra-light plumping lip balm (at ULTA)
hydra-light plumping lip mask (at ULTA)
hydra-light smoothing lip scrub (at ULTA)
ignite liquified light highlighter (at Sephora, ULTA)
ignite liquified light highlighter by barbie ferreira (at Sephora, ULTA)
light gleam™ primer & topper liquid eyeshadow (at ULTA)
liptuitive glow gloss™ (at Sephora)
skin love glow glaze stick (at Sephora, ULTA)
ultimate coverage 24 hour foundation (at Sephora, ULTA)
ultimate coverage longwear concealer (at Sephora, ULTA)
ultimate lip definer (at ULTA)
ultimate lipstick love (at Sephora, ULTA)
under eye brightening corrector (at Sephora)
zero™ no pigment glass highlighter for face + lip (at Sephora, ULTA)
zero™ no pigment virtual foundation (at Sephora, ULTA)

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

backlight priming filter (at Sephora, ULTA): Licorice Root
glow gloss: Malic Acid
light shifter™ dewing tint (at Sephora, ULTA): Licorice Root
skin love brighten & blur primer (at Sephora, ULTA): Licorice Root
skin love glow elixir (at Sephora, ULTA): Licorice Root, Chemical Sunscreen
skin love glow shield prime & set mist (at Sephora, ULTA): Licorice Root

Not Safe for Pregnancy or Nursing

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  1. 12.10.19
    Mel said:

    Hi! Thanks so much for all your posts. 🙂 can you help me check whether the ingredients list for the following 2 Korean skincare & 1 hairloss shampoo are ok to use during pregnancy? Thank u so much! I get worried abt what I use during pregnancy and ur posts really help alot (=

    1. IWLT Centella mask
    Ingredients: Purified Water, Dipropylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Bergamot Oil, Althaea Rosea Flower Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Centella Asiatica Extract, Malus Domestica Fruit Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Moringa Oleifera Seed Extract, Spiraea Ulmaria Extract, Hydroxyacetophenone, Allantoin, Betaine, Tromethamine, Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate, Polyglyceryl-10 Myristate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Maltodextrin, Caprylic/capric Triglyceride, Pistacia Lentiscus (Mastic) gum, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Carbomer, Caffeine, Disodium EDTA, Phenethyl Alcohol.

    2. By Ecom calming ampoule
    Ingredients: Purified Water, Glycerin, Methyl Gluceth-20, Pentylene Glycol, Polyglyceryl-3, 1,2-Hexanediol, Ethanol, Centella Asiatica Extract, Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract, Juniperus Communis Fruit Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Extract, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Fruit Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower/Leaf Extract, Borago Officinalis Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Pueraria Lobata Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Paeonia Lactiflora Root Extract, Cnidium Officinale Root Extract, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract, Solanum Melongena (Eggplant) Fruit Extract, Aloe Vera Leaf Extract, Houttuynia Cordata Extract, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Soluble Collagen, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Sodium Hyaluronate, C12-14 Pareth-12, Butylene Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Propanediol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ceramide NP, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, sh-Oligopeptide-1, Ethylhexylglycerin.

    3. Phytopecia hair Loss shampoo
    Ingredients: Water, MIPA-Laureth Sulfate, SD Alcohol, Disodium Coco-Glucoside Citrate, Propylene Glycol, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Dimethyl Sulfone, Polyquaternium-10, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Menthol, Laureth-2, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Bacillus/Soybean Ferment Extract, 1,2-Hexanediol, Sodium Chloride, Butylene Glycol, Panthenol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Camphor, Cocamide MEA, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Water, Calendula Officinalis Flower Water, Melissa Officinalis Flower/Leaf/Stem Water, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Triticum Spelta Seed Water, Allantoin, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Dextrin, Glycerin, Propanediol, Niacinamide, Gardenia Florida Fruit Extract, Isopropyl Alcohol, Artemisia Vulgaris Extract, Phytosphingosine Phosphate, Hesperidin, Flavor

    • 12.11.19
      15mins said:

      #1 is ok for pregnancy and nursing
      #2 has licorice root and is ok for nursing only, not pregnancy
      #3 has willow bark and I wouldn’t use it while pregnant, only while nursing

      • 12.12.19
        Mel said:

        Thank u so Much! Will u consider reviewing korean brand, HERA?

        • 12.12.19
          15mins said:

          I’ll add it to my list

          • 12.13.19
            Melissa said:

            Sothys skincare too! Pls!!!

          • 12.13.19
            15mins said:

            Already on the list 🙂

          • 4.12.21
            Jimmy said:

            Hello! Is the sunlit bronzer pregnancy and nursing safe?

            Talc, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Petrolatum, Silica, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Isostearyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, Paraffin, Microcrystalline Wax\Cera Microcristallina\Cire Microcristalline, Polyethylene, Magnesium Stearate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Acrylates Copolymer, Tin Oxide, Tetrasodium Edta, Chlorphenesin, Potassium Sorbate, Mica, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Carmine (CI 75470).

          • 4.13.21
            Christine said:

            This is a powder, which you don’t need to worry about. Please refer to the bolded paragraph.

  2. 12.15.19
    Katy said:

    Hello! Your blog has been so helpful during my pregnancy. I’ve been trying to find a pregnancy safe sunscreen from where I’m from which hasn’t been that easy but this one has been recommended, would you mind checking whether it’s pregnancy safe or not…

    Ultra Violette Supreme Screen SPF 50+ Hydrating Facial Sunscreen
    Active ingredients: Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate (10%), Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine (3%), Methylene Bis-Benzotriazolyl Tetramethylbutylphenol (2.5%)

    Inactives: Aqua, Isostearyl Neopentanoate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Alcohol, Cyclohexasiloxane, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Cetearyl Alcohol, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Nylon 6/12, Ceteareth-20, Squalane, Caprylyl Glycol, PEG-40 Stearate, Silica, Saccharide Isomerate, Decyl Glucoside, Tocopheryl Acetate, Disodium EDTA, Polysorbate 60, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Pentylene Glycol, Parfum, Triethanolamine, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Propylene Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Sodium Chloride, l-carnosine, CI 77492, CI 77491, CI 77499

    Thank you so much!

    • 12.15.19
      15mins said:

      This has chemical sunscreens, so not pregnancy safe. Look for Zinc and Titanium only under active ingredients

      • 4.26.20
        Gina said:

        Hello! How do we look for chemical suncreens? What are the ingredient names? Thank you!!!!

  3. 12.21.19
    Amanda said:

    Hi Dr.,

    Would you be able to comment on the safety of BECCA Cosmetics Sunlit Bronzer – Capri Coast during pregnancy. Thank you very much!!!

    BECCA Cosmetics Sunlit Bronzer – Capri Coast:

    Talc, Mica, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Petrolatum, Silica, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Isostearyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, Cera Microcristallina (Microcrystalline Wax/Cire Microcristalline), Paraffin, Polyethylene, Magnesium Stearate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Acrylates Copolymer, Chlorphenesin, Potassium Sorbate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Tin Oxide. May Contain: CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77491/77492/77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 75470 (Carmine).

  4. 1.1.20
    Katie said:

    Hi! I have 2 questions:
    1. Blush, highlighter, eyeshadows, mascara etc. do I need to worry about those while pregnant?
    2. Are there any self tanners that would be ok while pregnant/breastfeeding?
    Thank you!

  5. 1.4.20
    Bradford said:

    Hi! Could you tell me if the Becca “First Light Priming Filter Instant Complexion Refresh” is safe to use during pregnancy?

    Ingredients:
    Water, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, Mica, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Stem Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Sea Water, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Menthyl Lactate, Silica, Benzimidazole Diamond Amidoethyl Urea Carbamoyl Propyl Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Carbomer, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxide, Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Amyl Cinnamal, Citral, Limonene, Linalool, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Ultramarines (Ci 77007).

    • 1.4.20
      15mins said:

      Looks ok!

  6. 4.24.20
    Lina said:

    Hi!! How about –

    BECCA COSMETICS
    Shimmering Skin Perfector® Pressed Highlighter
    Mica, Talc, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isostearyl Alcohol, Petrolatum, Silica, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Magnesium Stearate, Polyethylene, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Paraffin, Cera Microcristallina (Microcrystalline Wax/Cire Microcristalline), Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Acrylates Copolymer, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Potassium Sorbate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Chlorphenesin, Tin Oxide. May Contain [+/-]: CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77491/77492/77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 75470 (Carmine).

  7. 5.26.20
    claire said:

    hi dr! thanks so much for this website! its been super helpful! wanted to check if the Becca Skin Perfector Slimlight is safe to use. Below are the ingredients:

    Champagne Pop: Diisostearyl Malate, Mica, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Octyldodecanol, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Polyethylene, Cera Microcristallina/Microcrystalline Wax/Cire Microcristalline, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Carmine (CI 75470). Topaz: Diisostearyl Malate, Mica, Octyldodecanol, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Polyethylene, Cera Microcristallina/Microcrystalline Wax/Cire Microcristalline, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Carmine (CI 75470). Pearl: Mica, Diisostearyl Malate, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Octyldodecanol, Polyethylene, Cera Microcristallina/Microcrystalline Wax/Cire Microcristalline, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride.

    • 5.26.20
      15mins said:

      This is fine for pregnancy and nursing

  8. 10.25.20
    Kimberly said:

    Hi, thank you so much for all of the work you do on this site!! It’s a lifesaver. Could you check the ingredients for this product? It’s Becca hydra-light plumping lip balm in the shade “tide”:

    ingredients
    DIISOSTEARYL MALATE, HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE, VP/HEXADECENE COPOLYMER, POLYETHYLENE, OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE, OZOKERITE, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS FRUIT EXTRACT, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT OIL, SODIUM HYALURONATE, TRIBEHENIN, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE, LACTIC ACID, DIETHYLHEXYL SYRINGYLIDENEMALONATE, METHYL NICOTINATE, PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-1, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, CITRIC ACID, FLAVOR (AROMA), BHT, [+/- TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES
    (CI 77491), IRON OXIDES (CI 77492), IRON OXIDES (CI 77499), RED 6 (CI 15850),
    RED 7 (CI 15850), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 28 LAKE (CI
    45410), YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)] .

    • 10.25.20
      Christine said:

      This is fine for pregnancy and nursing

  9. 10.28.20
    Silk said:

    Hello, would you be able to tell me if Becca Zero no Pigment Virtual Foundation is safe to use during pregnancy? Thanks!

    Ingredients:
    Water\Aqua\Eau, Sodium Acrylates Crosspolymer-2, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Dipropylene Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Hyaluronic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Carbomer, Tromethamine.

    • 10.28.20
      Christine said:

      Ok for pregnancy and nursing

  10. 1.28.21
    Lindsey Ebner said:

    Hi Doctor, I was wondering if Becca Cosmetics Light Shifter Dewing Tinted Moisturizer is safe for pregnancy. Thank you for all you do!

    -Squalane: Nourishes the skin.
    -Vitamin E: An antioxidant that protects against pollution and blue light.
    -Hyaluronic Acid: Quickly hydrates.

    Water/Aqua/Eau, Hydrogenated Didecene, Glycerin, Propanediol, Isoamyl Laurate, Squalane, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Soybean Glycerides, Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Sodium Chloride, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Unsaponifiables, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hyaluronate, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Citric Acid, Hydroxyacetophenone, Tocopheryl Acetate, BHT, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77499)].

    • 1.28.21
      Christine said:

      Ok for nursing but not pregnancy due to licorice root

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