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Pregnancy Safe Skincare from Edible Skincare

Pregnancy Safe Skincare from Edible Skincare

Pregnancy safe skincare 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 every pregnancy safe skincare product from Edible Skincare as of 5/4/2019. 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.

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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 Edible Skincare 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 Safe Products from Edible Skincare

No. 2 Citrus Rhapsody Toner Mist
No. 3 Exotic Goddess Ageless Serum
No. 4 Vanilla Silk Hydrating Lotion
Coco Bliss Intensive Repair
Gold Rush Eye Balm
Snowflower Illuminating Face Oil

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

No. 1 Belle Frais Cleansing Milk: Salicylic Acid

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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22 Comments

  1. 5.20.19
    Madalene said:

    Hi Christine! Sorry for writing yet again, but I was wondering if the Probiotic Radiance Tonic (it’s one of the four new booster serums!) from Edible Beauty is okay to use while pregnant:

    Aqua, Glycerin, Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf, Acacia Senegal, Xanthan
    Gum, Lactobacillus Bulgaricus Ferment Filtrate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Organic Betula Alba (Birch Leaf), p-Anisic Acid, Glyceryt Capry1ate, Organic Eremophila longifolia (Emu Bush), Organic Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow), Phospholipids, Sodium Hyaluronate, Propanediol.

    And also their sheet masks Bloom of Youth:
    Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Organic Glycerin, Bambusa Vulgaris (Bamboo) Extract, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan), Citrus Australasica (Lime Caviar), Maltodextrin, Swertia Chirata Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Anisate, Sodium Levulinate, Althaea Officinalis Extract (Marshmallow Extract), Ribose, Punica Granatum Extract, Cymbopogon (Silk Oil Grass), Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Extract, Glyceryl Caprylate, Litsea Cubeba (May Chang).

    *Denotes organic ingredient

    Thanks so much for all that you do for us!
    Regards,
    Madalene

    • 5.20.19
      15mins said:

      Both look ok to me

  2. 5.31.19
    Kate said:

    What are your thoughts on kakadu plum extract? I thought I saw it somewhere not to use during pregnancy?

    • 5.31.19
      15mins said:

      I’ve never heard of that….

  3. 9.18.19
    Claudia said:

    Hi! Deeply appreciate if you could help review whether the following product is pregnancy safe:

    &Sleeping Beauty Purifying Mousse ingredients:

    Aqua (Water), Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil*, Glycerin, Cocos Nucifera Oil*, Stearyl Alcohol, Kaolin, Cetearyl Olivate, Euphorbia Cerifera Cera, Sorbitan Olivate, Zeolite, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerol Formal, Citrullus Lanatus Seed Oil, Butyl Avocadate, Sodium Levulinate, Quartz, Glyceryl Caprylate, Sodium Anisate, Passiflora Edulis Seed Oil, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Oil, Rose Damascena Flower Oil, Acacia Senegal Gum, Xanthum Gum, Tocopherol, Farnesol^, Citronellol^, Geraniol^, Eugenol^, Linalool^, Limonene^, Citral^, Iron Oxide (CI 77491)

    • 9.18.19
      15mins said:

      Looks ok

  4. 10.12.20
    Phuong Le said:

    Hi Doctor
    Could you please review this sunscreen from Edible Beauty. Much appreciated!
    Edible Beauty Basking Beauty Natural Sunscreen
    Ingredients:Zinc Oxide 225mg/g, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate (derived from Coconut Oil), Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate (vegetable based emulsifier), Isostearic Acid (Fatty Acid), Medium Chain Triglycerides, Castor Oil, Candelilla Wax, Coconut Oil, dl-alpha Tocopherol Acetate (vitamin E), Rosa Canina (Rosehip Oil), Lemon Oil Terpeneless, Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract.

    • 10.12.20
      Christine said:

      Looks ok for pregnancy and nursing

  5. 11.17.20
    Cheryl said:

    Hi Christine! Will appreciate your thoughts on whether the Deep Sea Collagen Elixir Serum from Edible Beauty is safe to apply during pregnancy:

    Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Acacia Senegal, Xanthan Gum, p-Anisic Acid, Litchi Chinensis Fruit Extract, Undaria Pinnatifida Leaf/Stem Extract, Glyceryl Caprylate, Ulva Lactuca Extract, Panicum Millaceum Seed Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract

    • 11.18.20
      Christine said:

      Looks ok for both pregnancy and nursing

  6. 12.7.20
    Stephanie Bartolo said:

    Hi Doctor,

    Thank you for reading this comment,
    1. I was wondering because when I asked the edible beauty admin about the products she told me that the cleanser no.1 belle frais has less than 1% of salicylic acid, my question is what are your thoughts about this?

    2. Also the no.2 citrus raphsody toner mist although you say it has sylicic acid in the ingredients dont show? does that mean they reformulated and doesnt have and is safe?

    Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer#, Diheptyl Succinate#, Glyceryl Caprylate, Citrus Glauca (Desert Lime) Fruit Extract*, Sodium Levulinate, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Acronychia Acidula (Lemon Aspen) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantum Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Fruit Oil, Sodium Anisate, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract*, Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract*, Psidium Guajava (Guava) Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit Extract, Echinacea Purpruea (Echinacea) Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Limonene^, Citral^, Linalool^, Geraniol^

    *Denotes organic ingredient #Coconut oil and castor oil derived ^naturally occurring constituents in essential oils

    3. Also the Pure enchantress make-up remover oil is safe to use please during pregnancy?

    Ingredients

    Vitis Vinifera (Grapeseed) Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Ricinus Comminus (Castor) Seed Oil, Corylus Avellana (Hazelnut) Seed Oil, Polyglyceryl-2 Sesquioleate*, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Hemp Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Seed Oil, Prunus avium (Cherry) Kernel Oil, Cupressus Sempervirens (Cypress) Oil.

    *Eco-cert. Derived from glycerol and fatty acid.

    4. Last the soothing nectar hydrating gel is ok to use please during pregnancy?

    Ingredients

    Water, Propanediol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Persea Gratissima Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil*, Glycerin, Sodium Levulinate, Stearyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Acacia Senegal Gum, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Cucumis Sativus Seed Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Aqua, Cetyl Alcohol, Sodium Anisate, Avena Sativa Kernel Extract, Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil, Chamomilla Recutita Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract*, Vaccinium Macrocarpon Fruit Extract*, Heptyl Undecylenate^

    *Denotes organic ingredient
    ^Castor Oil Derived

    Thank you for your time much appreciated.
    Best Regards
    Stephanie

    • 12.7.20
      Christine said:

      1) Sometimes brands and I don’t agree, info here: Why does X Brand say this product is safe but you don’t think it is safe?
      Specifically the part about a % being safe (which is NOT true in the medical world, FYI, just a brand thing), info here: But what about this % of an ingredient?

      2) I’m not sure if it was reformulated or Sephora had the wrong ingredients, but it definitely isn’t there now so I bumped it up to pregnancy safe. (Note, I double checked both the brand site and sephora)

      3) I recommend avoiding hemp in pregnancy, here’s my reasoning behind that. Ok for nursing
      There isn’t info out there on the safety of Cannabis used topically during pregnancy or nursing. We do know smoking marijuana with THC has bad effects and should be avoided, though it hasn’t been fully decided if it is just the THC or something else as well.
      Note that in theory Hemp and CBD do not have THC in them, it’s breed out of the plant is the official status. However, depending upon how it was processed many CBD oils will test positive for THC. But there are still the unknowns we haven’t decided about. I would not recommend using Hemp or Cannabis products while nursing or pregnant for that reason.

      4) ok for nursing and pregnancy

  7. 12.13.20
    Stephanie said:

    Thank you for your reply doctor was very helpful. Thanks 🙂

  8. 5.5.21
    Ashley said:

    Hello

    Wondering if the Exotic Seed of Youth Anti-Aging Oil is ok?

    Their ingredients seem ok but the description (copied and pasted below) calls out “pro-vitamin A” which I’m confused about.

    Description:
    This potent synergy of highly absorbable oils is designed to soften the visual effects of ageing and to protect the skin’s moisture barrier, restoring the skin without clogging pores. Marula, Sacha Inchi and Sea Buckthorn provide an abundance of Omega 3,6 and 9 oils, along with vitamin C, E, beta-carotene (pro-Vitamin A) and flavonoids. This nourishing oil is formulated to improve moisture retention and visibly increase skin firmness for more youthful and radiant looking skin, without contributing to skin greasiness.

    Ingredients:
    Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Seed Oil, Squalane (Olive Oil Derived), Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Seed Oil, Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae Rhamnoides) Fruit Oil, Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia Volubilis Linneo) Seed Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Rose Geranium) Oil.

    Thank you!

    • 5.5.21
      Christine said:

      It matters when it’s listed as a separate chemical. When included in extracts and oils it’s different and fine. The ingredient list is only oils, not a chemical retinoid in site. It’s fine.

  9. 7.11.21
    Claudia said:

    Hello Christine, I appreciate so much what you are doing. It is amazing!!! I have now chosen edible beauty as my pregancy care range:). They have on their website a ‘natural retinol’ option, called beauty reset drops:
    Here the ingredients:
    Squalane, Bakuchiol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Orchid Extract, Magnolia Officinalis (Magnolia) Bark Extract, Spinacia Oleracea (Spinach) Leaf Extract, Citrus Paradisi (Pink Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Limonene^.

    ^Naturally occurring constituent in essential oils.

    I have never used retinol, and don’t dare to start it now, but this sounds quite good. What are your thoughts on it?
    Thank you so much,
    Claudia

  10. 8.7.21
    Katelyn said:

    Is their hydrating gel safe to use during pregnancy?

    Water, Propanediol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Persea Gratissima Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil*, Glycerin, Sodium Levulinate, Stearyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Acacia Senegal Gum, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Cucumis Sativus Seed Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Aqua, Cetyl Alcohol, Sodium Anisate, Avena Sativa Kernel Extract, Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil, Chamomilla Recutita Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract*, Vaccinium Macrocarpon Fruit Extract*, Heptyl Undecylenate^

    • 8.7.21
      Christine said:

      Safe for pregnancy and nursing

  11. 8.16.21
    Mel said:

    Hi Christine,

    I would be so grateful if you could please review the No.4+ Tinted Vanilla Silk Hydrating Lotion SPF15 from Edible Beauty.

    The ingredients are:
    Water (Aqua), Zinc Oxide, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Glycerin, Stearyl Alcohol, Caramel, Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Root Extract, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Cetyl Alcohol, Caprylyl Glycol, Titanium Dioxide, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax / Cera, Davidsonia Jerseyana (Davidson Plum) Fruit Extract*, Hibiscus Sabdariffa (Hibiscus) Flower Extract*, Rubus Idaeus Seed (Raspberry) Oil, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit Extract, Acronychia Acidula (Lemon Aspen) Fruit Extract, Caprylhydroxamic Acid#, Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Fruit Oil, Tocopherol, Acacia Senegal (Acacia) Gum, Xanthan Gum
    * Denotes organic ingredient # Coconut oil derivative

    Thank you so much! I really appreciate it!

    Kind regards,

    Mel

    • 8.16.21
      Christine said:

      Safe for pregnancy and nursing

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