Pregnancy skin care is not easy, especially once you throw in the issues caused by hormonal flucuations and the need to avoid certain skincare ingredients during pregnancy. I’ve looked at a ton of skin care product ingredients list to find these pregnancy friendly skin care products!
There are also a lot of great products that are pregnancy friendly, but not necessarily from a full pregnancy skin care line. While it would be great to be able to use an entire line of special pregnancy skin care, most of us don’t have that luxury. Rather than special ordering an entire line of organic skin care made in France, we’re in the aisle at our local big box store, reading labels we don’t understand.
There are a lot of really great skin care lines in those big box stores, and many of their products are pregnancy friendly! Read on to see which (exact) products you can pick up and use without worry while you are pregnant. You can also see a list of product suggestions including some products I used while pregnant.
Note that I’ll be adding to this list as time goes on, for the brands that are listed I have gone through the entire line’s products, reading those long and tedious ingredient lists. If I wasn’t sure about a product, it was left off of the list. I’ve noted what date I went through a brand’s product list, note that there are sometimes reformulations that aren’t necessarily announced, so always double check the ingredient list!
Read this before commenting to ask about your product
I have gone through every product’s ingredients list from the brands listed below. If your favorite product isn’t listed (but the brand is) then the product did not meet my pregnancy safe skin care criteria. Note I am reviewing US versions of products, as the majority of my readers are in the US.
Please do not ask me to re-review products, clarify why something isn’t included, etc. I have reviewed thousands of products. I don’t remember off hand why a specific product was not included. Having people ask over and over about a product that I’ve already specifically included (or not included) in the safe list means I need to go over the product again. That could take me an hour. I am a person with a life. I have a job and kids. People are getting rude. I will NOT re-review those products. They are included or not in this list on purpose. Please be respectful.
Please utilize the list below for products. Note that I am in the process of moving each brand to it’s own page, just to make things easier to navigate as this page has grown huge and that’s caused issues. Please ask about products on the correct brand page. If you want to ask about a product without a brand page, use this page.
If you would like to ask if something is pregnancy safe please provide the product name, an ingredient list and limit yourself to a 2 products. I have readers asking about 20 products sometimes, and as much as I want to help, I simply don’t have enough hours in the day to check so many products. When you comment, please search the comments for your product first (command F will let you search for the name with most browsers) in the comments, I have already answered safety for hundreds of products. Note I am now removing the actual lists of ingredients from comments to hopefully help this page load faster, it’s getting super slow! I’m leaving the rest of the comment alone, just removing the long lists.
Don’t forget to check out the other articles in my Pregnancy and Nursing Skin Care Guide! Please only ask about skincare on this post, you can check other product types on these other posts. I have been getting makeup questions here for the products that are already in these posts. I will no longer answer questions about products on the wrong product type post, it spreads the information out and is a waste of everyone’s time.
Don’t forget to check out the other articles in my Pregnancy and Nursing Skin Care Guide!