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Pregnancy Safe Products from Color Wow

Pregnancy Safe Products from Color Wow

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 Color Wow as of 4/3/2021. 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.

Which hair products do you need to worry about?

Technically, none. Most OBs will tell you not to worry about any hair products. Your hair is a dead protein, and it can not absorb anything. It’s amazing how pregnancy brain can take over and we forget that simple fact!

Personally, I screened products that would sit on my scalp for a few minutes (aka- shampoos, scrubs, etc). My thought process was that those products would be similar to a face wash, even if washed off right away it sits there for a bit. So, on this list you’ll find products that sit on your scalp. This is shampoo, scalp treatments and root styling products. Other styling products should just be on the hair shaft, and if you’re worried about sprays being inhaled, I recommend holding your breath while you spray and then step away a few feet. Conditioner and treatment masques don’t usually touch your scalp, though I have screened a few masques that people sometimes apply up to their roots. If you apply any of these further from the scalp, they’re all safe (even if I screened them as not safe).

Note, you don’t need to worry about powders (like the root touch up powder), more info in this post: pregnancy safe makeup.

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 Color Wow 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 Color Wow

Color Control for Blondes (at Sephora, DermStore)
Color Control for Brunettes (at Sephora, DermStore)
Color Security Conditioner Fine to Normal Hair (at Sephora, DermStore)
Color Security Conditioner Normal to Thick Hair (at Sephora, DermStore)
Color Security Shampoo (at Sephora, DermStore)
Dream Coat (at Sephora, DermStore)
Dream Coat for Curly Hair (at Sephora, DermStore)
Dream Cocktail Carb-Infused (at Sephora, DermStore)
Dream Cocktail Coconut-Infused (at Sephora, DermStore)
Dream Filter (at Sephora, DermStore)
Raise the Root (at Sephora, DermStore)
Speed Dry (at Sephora, DermStore)

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

Dream Cocktail Kale-Infused (at Sephora, DermStore): Salicylate
Money Masque (at Sephora): Salicylate
One Minute Transformation (at Sephora, DermStore): Salicylate
Pop and Lock (at Sephora, DermStore): Salicylate

Not Safe for Pregnancy or Nursing

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I’m a doctor, a mommy and a bit of a beauty addict. If you let me, I can take 2 hours to get ready in the morning. Really. I'm on a quest for faster beauty that works!

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  1. 8.11.21
    Rachael said:

    Could you review the new Color Wow XTRA LARGE
    Bombshell Volumizer?

    Here is the ingredient list from the Color Wow website:

    Thank you so much!

    • 8.11.21
      Christine said:

      Safe for pregnancy and nursing

      Have you tried this yet? I keep *almost* ordering it, I should just buy it…

      • 8.11.21
        Rachael said:

        Thanks so much for looking this over for me! I haven’t tried it yet, but my stylist is OBSESSED with it! I added it to my cart, let it sit for too long and then it sold out! 🙁 Hoping she’ll use it on me at my next haircut!

        Thank you again! 🙂

        • 8.12.21
          Christine said:

          LOL I have had it in multiple carts, and then it sells out on me… Ok. I will buy it next time! I’ve always had great luck with everything from Color Wow.

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