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Pregnancy Safe Skincare from Glo Skin Beauty

Pregnancy Safe Skincare from Glo Skin Beauty

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 Glo Skin Beauty as of 2/29/2020. 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, etc.

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 Glo Skin Beauty 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 Glo Skin Beauty

Contour Eye Lift
Corrective Soothing Serum
Cream Stay Shadow Stick
Daily Hydration
Essential Cleansing Oil 
Face Primer
Fill Perfecting Primer
Gentle Cream Cleanser
Gentle Enzyme Exfoliant
Hydration Mist 
Mattifying Primer 
Phyto-Active Cream Cleanser
Phyto-Active Eye Serum
Phyto-Active Firming Mask
Phyto-Active Light Moisture
Phyto-Active Toning Mist
Precision Lip Pencil 
Pumpkin Enzyme Scrub
Refresh Facial Polish
Shadow Primer 
Skin Firming Cream
Suede Matte Crayon
Tinted Primer SPF 30

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

Charcoal Detox Mask: Licorice Root
Clear Complexion Pads: Salicylic Acid
Clear Skin Body Spray: Salicylic Acid
Clear Skin Cleanser: Salicylic Acid
Conditioning Milk Cleanser: Gluconolactone
Daily Polishing Cleanser: Salicylic Acid
Glycolic Resurfacing Cleanser: Glycolic Acid
Glycolic Resurfacing Cream: Glycolic Acid
Hydrating Gel Cleanser: Gluconolactone
Moisturizing Tint SPF 30+: Chemical Sunscreen
Oil Control Emulsion: Gluconolactone
Oil Free SPF 40+: Chemical Sunscreens
Phyto-Active Firming Serum: Gluconolactone
Purifying Gel Cleanser: Salicylic Acid
Purifying Mist: Salicylic Acid
Refining Mask: Licorice Root
Restorative Mask: Gluconolactone

Not Safe for Pregnancy or Nursing

Note I’m including products with retinoids here, as those are a bit iffy. It depends on how conservative you want to be while nursing (still absolutely contraindicated while pregnant). Refer to my post on ingredients to avoid while nursing for more discussion. Due to lack of information about Bakuchiol (but continual marketing from brands that it is “just like a retinoid”), I’m currently screening that as a retinoid.

Brightening Polish: Kojic Acid, Gluconolactone
Brightening Serum: Arbutin, Glycolic Acid, Licorice Root
Conditioning Hydration Cream: Retinoid, Gluconolactone
Corrective Camouflage Kit: Retinoid
Eye Restore: Bakuchiol
Glycolic Resurfacing Toner: Arbutin, Glycolic Acid
HD Mineral Foundation Stick: Retinoid
Illuminating Primer: Retinoid
Lightening Serum: Hydroquinone, Kojic Acid, Salicylic Acid
Lip Gloss: Retinoid
Lipstick: Retinoid
Luminous Liquid Foundation SPF 18: Chemical Sunscreen, Retinoid
Neck Firming Serum: Arbutin
Oil-Free Camouflage Concealer: Retinoid
Phyto-Active Conditioning Oil: Retinoid
Phyto-Active Eye Cream: Retinoid, Neem
Precision Lip Pencil: Retinoid
Renew Serum: Retinoid, Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid
Retinol+ Resurfacing Serum: Retinoid
Retinol Smoothing Serum: Retinoid, Glycolic Acid, Gallic Acid
Satin Cream Foundation: Retinoid
Super Serum: Retinoid, Gluconolactone
Triple Action Serum: Hydroquinone, Retinoid, Glycolic Acid, Gluconolactone
Under Eye Concealer: Retinoid

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20 Comments

  1. 3.26.20
    Melissa said:

    Hi can I check whether this ampoule jet is suitable for nursing ?

    Centella Asiatica Extract, Cemellia Sinensis Leaf Water, rh-Oligopeptide-1 (10ppm), Glycerin, Niacinamide, 1,2- Hexandiol, Xanthan Gum, Hydroxyacetophenone, Sodium Hyaluronate, Collagen, Adenosine

    • 3.26.20
      15mins said:

      Looks ok

  2. 6.6.20
    Sara Edwards said:

    Are powders still safe even if they have a retinol in them, such as the pressed base (powder) from Glo?

    All shades but Chestnut Light Mica, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Stearate, Boron Nitride, Zinc Oxide, Nylon-12, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Caprylyl Glycol, Isopentyldiol, Aqua (Water/Eau), (+/-): Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288), Carmine (CI 75470) Chestnut Light Mica, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Stearate, Boron Nitride, Zinc Oxide, Nylon-12, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Caprylyl Glycol, Isopentyldiol, Aqua (Water/Eau), (+/-): Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288), Carmine (CI 75470), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140:1)

    • 6.7.20
      15mins said:

      It’s so highly unlikely that anything from a powder would absorb that I wouldn’t worry about it myself. But if it is going to keep you up at night then I wouldn’t use it.

  3. 8.6.20
    Missy said:

    Hi there!
    Your posts are so helpful. How kind of you to share all of your research.
    Do you know if the vitamin C serums are safe from glo?
    I have used them for years but can’t seem to find out for sure.
    Thank you so much!

  4. 1.22.21
    RS said:

    Hi!
    Would you please review Glo Skin Beauty
    Solar Shade SPF 50?

    Ingredients:
    Active: Titanium Dioxide 6.5%, Zinc Oxide 8.6%. Inactive: Aqua (Water/Eau), Cyclopentasiloxane, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Dimethicone, Cyclotetrasiloxane, Polyglyceryl-3 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Aluminum Hydroxide, Stearic Acid, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Cyclohexasiloxane, Hexyl Laurate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Tocopheryl Acetate, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Polyglycerin-3 Crosspolymer, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Triethoxysilylethyl Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Hexyl Dimethicone, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Butylene Glycol, Ascorbic Acid, Citric Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, PEG-8.

    Thank you!

    • 1.22.21
      Christine said:

      Looks ok for both pregnancy and nursing

  5. 2.9.21
    Emily said:

    Hi! I’m wondering if the C-Shield Anti-Pollution Drops are safe for pregnancy and nursing

    Aqua/Water/Eau, 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat., Oxidized Glutathione, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Ascorbic Acid, Marrubium Vulgare Extract, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Gluconate, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol

    • 2.9.21
      Christine said:

      Looks fine for pregnancy and nursing

  6. 3.25.21
    Lydia Wills said:

    Which category would you place the Daily Power C?

    • 3.25.21
      Lydia said:

      Here are the ingredients:
      Aqua/Water/Eau, 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat., Oxidized Glutathione, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Ascorbic Acid, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Copper Lysinate/Prolinate, Methylglucoside Phosphate, Diaminopropionoyl Tripeptide-33, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Gluconate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol

      • 3.27.21
        Christine said:

        Safe for pregnancy and nursing

  7. 4.27.21
    Missy said:

    How about the Bio Renew EGF drops.
    These are the ingredients:
    Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin, Acacia Senegal Gum, Butylene Glycol, Alcohol Denat., Propanediol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Benzyl Alcohol, Bisabolol, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Gluconate, Saccharide Isomerate, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phospholipids, Asiaticoside, Pentylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Crocus Chrysanthus Bulb Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, N-Prolyl Palmitoyl Tripeptide-56 Acetate, sh-Oligopeptide-1, Acetyl Hexapeptide-49, Pentapeptide-48

    Thank you!!

    • 4.27.21
      Christine said:

      Safe for pregnancy and nursing

  8. 6.9.21
    Stephanie said:

    Can you tell me if the gloskinbeauty restorative cream is safe in pregnancy?
    Aqua/Water/Eau, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Squalane, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, Cetearyl Olivate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Fruit Oil, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Olivate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Buddleja Davidii Extract, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Flower/Leaf Extract, Xanthan Gum, Phenyl t-Butylnitrone, Polygonum Cuspidatum Extract, Alcohol Denat., Beta Glucan, Epigallocatechin Gallate, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Tocopherol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Potassium Sorbate, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Alcohol, Prunus Serotina Bark Extract, Prunus Cerasus (Bitter Cherry) Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate, Fragrance/Parfum, Benzyl Benzoate, Cinnamal, Citral, Limonene

    • 6.9.21
      Christine said:

      Ok for nursing but not pregnancy due to gluconolactone

  9. 7.7.21
    Christine said:

    Thanks for this!!!

  10. 9.10.21
    Nicole Hay said:

    Hi, can you tell me if “Soothing Gel Mask” is safe
    Aqua (Water/Eau), Glycerin, Leuconostoc (Radish) Root Ferment Filtrate, Sclerotium Gum, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Water, Cassia Angustifolia (Indian Senna) Seed Polysaccharide, Moringa Pterygosperma (Moringa) Seed Extract, Copper PCA, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Seed Extract, Pyrus Communis (Pear) Extract, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Alcohol, Dextrin

    • 9.10.21
      Christine said:

      Safe for pregnancy and nursing

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