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Pregnancy Safe Skincare from DermaDoctor

Pregnancy Safe Skincare from DermaDoctor

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.

Here you’ll find pregnancy safe products from DermaDoctor as of 12/17/2022. 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.

Pregnancy and Nursing Safe Products from DermaDoctor

Calm Cool & Corrected Tranquility Cleanser (at DermStore)
Calm Cool + Corrected 1% Colloidal Oatmeal Eczema + Dermatitis Clinical Repair Balm (at DermStore, Amazon)
Calm Cool + Corrected Anti-Redness Tranquility Cream (at DermStore, Amazon)
Calm Cool + Corrected Ceramide C Ferulic Acid + E Brightening Ultra-Rich Moisturizing Cream
Calm Cool + Corrected Hydrating Cleansing Oil, Moisturizer and Makeup Remover (at Amazon)
Calm Cool + Corrected Moisture Recovery Hyaluronic Acid Serum (at Amazon)
DD Cream Dermatologically Defining BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 (at DermStore, Amazon)
DD Eye Dermatologically Defining Eye Radiance Cream SPF 30 (at DermStore)
Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 62% v/v Gel (at DermStore)
Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum (at DermStore, Amazon)
Kakadu C Eye Soufflé (at DermStore, Amazon)
Kakadu C Face Crème (at DermStore, Amazon)
Kakadu C High Potency Evening Oil (at DermStore, Amazon)
Kakadu C Triple C + B3 Booster Powder (at DermStore)
Lucky Bamboo Jukyeom 9x Oil to Milk Cleanser (at DermStore, Amazon)
Lucky Bamboo Jukyeom 9x Water Gel (at DermStore, Amazon)
Lucky Bamboo Probiotic Fermented Wasabi Pressed Serum (at DermStore)
Lucky Bamboo Quench & Set Essence Spray
MED e TATE Antiperspirant Wipes (at DermStore, Amazon)
Picture Porefect 15% Niacinamide Pore Minimizing Serum
Picture Porefect Oil-Free Gel Moisturizer
Total NonScents Ultra-Gentle Antiperspirant (at DermStore, Amazon)
Urban Veil Anti-Pollution Potion (at DermStore, Amazon)
Urban Veil Anti-Stress Adaptogen Powder (at DermStore, Amazon)
Urban Veil Cactus Moisture Elixir (at DermStore, Amazon)
Wrinkle Revenge Rescue & Protect Eye Balm (at DermStore, Amazon)
Wrinkle Revenge Rescue & Protect Facial Cream (at DermStore, Amazon)
Wrinkle Revenge Ultimate Hyaluronic Serum (at DermStore, Amazon)

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

Ain’t Misbehavin’ Healthy Toner (at DermStore, Amazon): Glycolic Acid
Ain’t Misbehavin’ Intensive 10% Sulfur Acne Mask & Emergency Spot Treatment (at DermStore, Amazon): Willow Bark
Ain’t Misbehavin’ Medicated Acne Control Serum (at DermStore, Amazon): Salicylic Acid
Ain’t Misbehavin’ Medicated AHA/BHA Acne Cleanser (at DermStore, Amazon): Salicylic Acid, Glycolic Acid
Gorilla Warfare Hair Minimizing Facial Moisturizer (at Amazon): Willow Bark
Kakadu C Amethyst Clay Detox Mask (at DermStore, Amazon): Malic Acid
Kakadu C Brightening Daily Cleanser, Toner & Make-up Remover (at DermStore, Amazon): Malic Acid
Kakadu C Intensive Vitamin C Peel Pad (at DermStore, Amazon): Glycolic Acid, Mandelic Acid, Willow Bark, Malic Acid
KP Duty Body Scrub (at DermStore, Amazon): Glycolic Acid, Gluconolactone, Willow Bark
KP Duty Lotion (at DermStore, Amazon): Glycolic Acid, Gluconolactone, Willow Bark, Licorice Root
Photodynamic Therapy Energizing Eye Renewal Cream: Chemical Sunscreen
Physical Chemistry Facial Microdermabrasion + Multiacid Peel (at DermStore, Amazon): Glycolic Acid, Willow Bark
Wrinkle Revenge Antioxidant Enhanced Glycolic Acid Facial Cleanser (at DermStore): Glycolic Acid

Not Safe for Pregnancy or Nursing

Calm Cool + Corrected Bakuchiol Retinol Alternative Serum (at Amazon): Bakuchiol, Gluconolactone
Kakadu C 1% Retinol + 12% C Ferulic & E Complex (at Amazon): Retinol, Licorice Root
Picture Porefect Pore Minimizer (at DermStore, Amazon): Retinoid, Glycolic Acid, Malic Acid, Willow Bark
Poetry In Lotion Intensive 1% Retinol (at DermStore, Amazon): Retinoid, Licorice Root
Total Nonscents Ultra-Gentle Brightening Antiperspirant (at DermStore, Amazon): Kojic Acid

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  1. 2.20.20
    Mel said:

    I love IWLT products so much! Will u considering reviewing the whole line (from Korea) when u have time? Can I check the following products from this line:

    1. Iwlt hydra moisture purple cream

    Full Ingredient List : Water, Glycerin, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Caprylic/ Capric Tryglycerides, Cetearyl Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric/Myristic/Stearic Triglyceride, Niacinamide, Butylene Glycol, Shea Butter, Alcohol Denat., Sugar Cane Extract, Chondrus Crispus Extract, Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil, Crithmum Maritimum Callus Culture Filtrate, Pinus Pumilio Bark Extract, Milk Lipids, Cyclohexasiloxane, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Glucoside, Silica, Pentylene Glycol, PEG-100 Stearate, Dimethicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Arachidyl Glucoside, Isohexadecane, Dimethiconol, Tromethamine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Adenosine, Polysorbate 80, Sorbitan Oleate, Ceramide NP, Propylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Phosphatidylcholine, Sodium Hyaluronate, Cholesterol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Theanine, Glutathione, Arachidyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Carbomer, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, and Parfum

    2. IWLT luxurious rose oil

    Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Squalane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Rose Flower Oil (0.1ppm), Rosa Centifolia Flower Water (0.1ppm), Tocopheryl Acetate, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum).

    3. Iwlt sunscreen

    Purified Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Cyclohxaceleic acid, Zinc Oxide, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Dipropylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Titanium Dioxide, Lauryl PEG-10 Tris(Trimethylsiloxy)silylethyl Dimethicone, Niacinamide, Caprylyl Methicone, Sodium chloride, Pine Skin extract, Milk Lipid, Glycerin, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, SorbitanIsostearate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Aluminium hydroxide, Stearic acid, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Caprylate, Caprylyl Glycol, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Adenosine, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Propylene glycol, hydrogenated phosphatidylcholine, Ceramide 3, Cholesterol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Theanine, Glutathione, Talc, Denatured Alcohol, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Hydrated Ferric Oxide, Red Oxide of Iron

    • 2.20.20
      15mins said:

      I’ll add the brand to my to do list
      #1 and 2 are ok for pregnancy and nursing
      #3 has chemical sunscreens and a salicylate. Ok for nursing but not pregnancy

  2. 3.26.20
    Summer Franco said:

    Hi, I’m 26 weeks pregnant and wanting to use the Dermadoctor Kakadu C Cleanser. Is that safe during pregnancy/breastfeeding? Thanks so much

    • 3.27.20
      15mins said:

      I don’t have access to an ingredient list for that product. Please provide one.
      how to ask about product safety

      • 5.30.20
        KD said:

        Hello is the DERMAdoctor DD Eye Cream SPF 30 pregnancy safe?

        Active Ingredients
        Titanium Dioxide 3%
        Zinc Oxide 7%

        Inactive Ingredients
        Albizia Julibrissin Bark Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Alumina, Aminomethyl Propanol, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Bisabolol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Caffeine, Candelilla/Jojoba/Rice Bran Polyglyceryl-3 Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Cellulose Gum, Ceramide NG, Cetearyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Coco-Caprylate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Darutoside, Ethylhexylglycerin, Glycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Isostearic Acid, Jojoba Esters, Lauryl Glucoside, Lecithin, Mica, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12, Phenoxyethanol, Phytic Acid, Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Stearic Acid, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tribehenin, Water, Xanthan Gum

        • 5.30.20
          15mins said:

          Looks ok for pregnancy and nursing

  3. 7.4.20
    Missy said:

    Hi, can you please tell me if this is pregnancy safe?

    DERMAdoctor Lucky Bamboo Jukyeom 9x Water Ge

    Aqua, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Glycerin, Bambusa Vulgaris (Roasted Bamboo) Sea Salt, Magnesium Aspartate, Zinc Gluconate, Copper Gluconate, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, Astragalus Membranaceus Extract, Atractyloides Macrocephala Root Extract, Bupleurum Falcatum Root Extract, Mentha Piperita Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum Peel Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Extract, Citrus Grandis Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Phytate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid, Polysorbate 20, Pentylene Glycol, T-Butyl Alcohol, Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol

    • 7.4.20
      Christine said:

      Looks ok to me for pregnancy and nursing

  4. 10.27.20
    Maria Stocks said:

    Hi Doc,

    Would you please advise if the below is safe for pregnancy/nursing?

    Dermadoctor Lucky Bamboo Probiotic Fermented Wasabi Pressed Serum

    Ingredients: Aqua, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate Se, Lactobacillus/Wasabia Japonica Root Ferment Extract, C13-15 Alkane, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Bambusa Vulgaris (Bamboo) Leaf/Stem Extract, Propolis Extract, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Xanthan Gum, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Citric Acid, Disodium Phosphate, Polysorbate 60, Sodium Phosphate, Faex Extract, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate.

    • 10.28.20
      Christine said:

      Ok for pregnancy and nursing

      • 12.1.20
        Marya said:

        Hi, how about Kakadu C face wash?

        Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Aqua (Water), Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Lauryl Glucoside, Glycerin, Lactic Acid, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Sorbitol, Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Malic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Sodium Phytate, Alcohol Denat., Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopherol, Benzyl Alcohol, Epigallocatechin Gallatyl Glucoside, Propyl Gallate, Gallyl Glucoside, Dehydroacetic Acid, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Peel Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia Extract, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Extract, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Extract, Pyrus Malus Fruit Extract, Rubus Idaeus Leaf Extract, Vanilla Planifolia Extract

        • 12.1.20
          Christine said:

          This has malic acid and a retinoid. Avoid in pregnancy and in nursing if you’re conservative

  5. 3.3.21
    Kelly said:

    Hello – great site and information! Thanks for all the helpful resources.

    Curious about the safety of Dermadoctor Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E.


    Aqua (Water), 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Ethoxydiglycol, Glycerin, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Butylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu) Fruit Extract, Epigallocatechin Gallate, Tocopherol, Alcohol, Sodium Citrate, Phenoxyethanol, Triethanolamine, Ferulic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium EDTA, Hexylene Glycol, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate

    • 3.3.21
      Christine said:

      This is ok for pregnancy and nursing

  6. 12.10.21
    Julia said:

    Hi there!
    Dermadoctor also has another deodorant called Total Nonscents ultra gentle antiperspirant. It looks similar to the other one that’s listed as safe to use but just wanted to double check! Thank you!
    Drug Facts
    Active Ingredient
    Aluminum Zirconium Tetrachlorohydrex Glycine Complex 11.25%

    Other Ingredients
    Aqua (Water), Isopropyl Myristate, Sorbitol, Steareth-2, Steareth-20

    • 12.10.21
      Christine said:

      Safe for pregnancy and nursing

  7. 2.9.22
    Jessa said:

    Aqua, Lactic Acid, Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Glycolic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Hydroxyacetophenone, 1,2 Hexanediol, Citric Acid, Betaine, Peg-40 Hydrogenated, Castor oil, Willow bark extract, Propylene Glycol, Malic Acid, Cyperus Rotundus root extract, Gluconolactone, Panthenol, Camella Sinesis extract, Chamomilla Recutita, (Matricaria) Extract, Saccharide Isomerate, Lecithin, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) bark/leaf extract, Carica papaya (papaya) fruit extract, Menthol, Menthyl lactate, Hibiscus Sabdariffa flower extract, Pentylene Glycol, Zinc Gluconate, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate

    • 2.10.22
      Christine said:

      Ok for nursing but not pregnancy due to glycolic acid, willow bark, malic acid, gluconolactone

  8. 10.23.22
    Madawi said:

    Hi Doctor,
    Is this cool calm + corrected ceramide ultra moisturizing cream for sensitive skin safe during pregnancy and nursing? Here are the ingredients:

    Aqua (Water), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Butylene Glycol, Polysorbate 60, Ceramide AP, Ceramide EOP, Ceramide NG, Ceramide NP, Phytosphingosine, Squalane, Cholesterol, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Acetyl Tetrapeptide-22, Tripeptide-9 Citrulline, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Ferulic Acid, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract, Pichia/Resveratrol Ferment Extract, Lysine HCL, Chrysanthellum Indicum (Golden Chamomile) Extract, Alteromonas Ferment Extract, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Carbomer, Propanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Diisopropyl Adipate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Hydroxide, Hexylene Glycol, Lecithin, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Acrylic Acid/Acrylamidomethyl Propane Sulfonic Acid Copolymer, Glyceryl Caprylate, Dimethylmethoxy Chromanol, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Chloride, Stearyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol

    Thanks a lot for everything ❤️

    • 10.23.22
      Christine said:

      Safe for pregnancy and nursing