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Pregnancy Safe Skincare from Hydropeptide

Pregnancy Safe Skincare from Hydropeptide

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 Hydropeptide as of 5/2/2020. 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.

Don’t See Your Product? Read This Before You Ask About It…

Please read the Pregnancy Beauty Guide intro first, where you will learn which products you actually need to worry about (spoiler alert, you don’t need to worry about all makeup or hair products). I will not review products that fall into the “don’t worry about it” categories. If you want to ask about a specific product, I require that you follow these guidelines for asking about pregnancy/nursing safety. You can also learn more about how to use these pregnancy safety lists. I will delete questions that don’t follow the guidelines or are rude.

Pregnancy Safe Products from Hydropeptide

Active Body Scrub
Balancing Face Mask
Cashmere Cleanse Facial Rose Milk (at Dermstore)
Clarifying Toner Pads (at Dermstore)
Face Lift Moisturizer (at Dermstore)
Firm-A-Fix Nectar Lifting Neck & Décolleté Serum
Firma-Bright 20% Vitamin C Booster (at Dermstore)
HydraFlora Probiotic Toner Essence (at Dermstore)
HydroActive Facial Cleansing Cloths (at Dermstore)
Invigorating Body Wash (at Dermstore)
Lash Serum (at Dermstore)
Lip Service Hydrating Line Lifter
Lip Shield Balm SPF 15
LipLock Hydrator Peptide Infused Lip Mask
LumaPro-C Face Serum (at Dermstore)
Makeup Melt Botanical Cleansing Balm (at Dermstore)
Nourishing Glow Body Oil (at Dermstore)
Perfecting Lip Gloss (at Dermstore)
Polish & Plump Face Peel
Power Serum (at Dermstore)
Radiance Face Mask
Rejuvenating Face Mask
Solar Defense Non-Tinted Sunscreen SPF 50 (at Dermstore)
Somnifera Root Mist (at Dermstore)
Soothing Skin Recovery Balm (at Dermstore)
Spot Correction Treatment (at Dermstore)

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

5X Power Peel Face Exfoliator (at Dermstore): Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid
Bambusa Blackhead Banisher (at Dermstore): Licorice Root
Cleansing Gel Face Wash (at Dermstore): Salicylate
Exfoliating Face Cleanser (at Dermstore): Salicylate
Eye Authority Eye Cream (at Dermstore): Licorice Root
Firming Body Moisturizer (at Dermstore): Licorice Root
Hydro-Lock Sleep Mask Royal Peptide Treatment (at Dermstore): Licorice Root
HydroStem Face Serum (at Dermstore): Stem Cells
Moisture Reset Phytonutrient Facial Oil (at Dermstore): Salicylate
Perfecting Body Lift Serum (at Dermstore): Gluconolactone
Pre-Treatment Face Toner (at Dermstore): Licorice Root, Salicylate
Purifying Facial Cleanser (at Dermstore): Salicylic Acid, Mandelic Acid
Redefining Facial Serum (at Dermstore): Salicylic Acid
Solar Defense Body Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 (at Dermstore): Chemical Sunscreen
Solar Defense Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30 (at Dermstore): Salicylate
Soothing Face Serum (at Dermstore): Licorice Root
Uplift Eye Firming Gel: 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. I’m currently screening Bakuchiol as a retinoid.

Miracle Face Mask: Retinoid
Nimni Day Cream (at Dermstore): Retinoid, Licorice Root
Nimni Face Cream (at Dermstore): Retinoid, Licorice Root
PolyPeptide Collagel+ Eye Masks (at Dermstore): Retinoid, Tartaric Acid
Power Lift Moisturizer (at Dermstore): Licorice Root, Arbutin
Vital Eyes Instant Awakening Serum (at Dermstore): Bakuchiol, Licorice Root

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  1. 5.3.20
    Kara said:

    Hi 🙂 I am so grateful that I stumbled about your website. This question is a little off topic but I have searched your site and haven’t been able to find anything about CALENDULA ESSENTIAL HYDRATING CREAM. Thank you in advance !!!!

    Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Aqua/Water/Eau, Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitol, Xylitol, Populus Tremuloides (Aspen) Bark Extract, Glycerin*, Arachidyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Water*, Trehalose, Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Leaf Extract*, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract*, Citrus Aurantium (Neroli) Flower Oil*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil*, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract*, Sclerotium Gum, P-Anisic Aci

    • 5.3.20
      15mins said:

      This is ok, though is the list complete?

      • 5.3.20
        Kara said:

        Yes, sorry those are all of the ingredients on the website. Thank you so much for getting back to me !

        One last question –Hourglass Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint

        Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.0%, Octisalate 4.0%, Titanium Dioxide 4.0%; Inactive Ingredients: Alumina, Butylene Glycol, Calcium Carbonate, Caprylyl Glycol, Cetyl PEG/PPG 10/1 Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Glycerin, Glyceryl Behenate, Glyceryl Dibehenate, Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton), Hexyl Laurate, Hexylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Magnesium Sulfate, Mica, Microcrystalline Wax, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Pentaerythrityl, Tetraisostearate, Phenoxyethanol, Polyethylacrylate, Polyglyceryl-3 Beeswax, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Potassium Sorbate, Propylene Carbonate, Quaternium-90, Bentonite, Silica, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hyaluronate, Stearic Acid, Tribehenin, Triethoxylcaprylylsilane, Water. May Contain (+/): Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

  2. 8.8.21
    Cara said:

    Are hydropeptide’s Vitamin C Peel 1 Polishing Crystals safe to use when pregnant?

  3. 9.29.21
    Sofia said:

    Hi! There’s a new product from hydropeptides and
    I want to know if is safe for pregnancy
    Thanks so much,

    Water, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Butylene Glycol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Cetyl Esters, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sea Water, Bakuchiol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isononyl Isononanoate, Stearyl Behenate, Behenyl Alcohol, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Arachidyl Alcohol, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Propanediol, Tetrahydroxypropyl Ethylenediamine, Tocopherol, Panthenol, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Arachidyl Glucoside, Menthoxypropanediol, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Xanthan Gum, Cetearyl Glucoside, Sorbitan Laurate, Squalane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Pentylene Glycol, Hexapeptide-10, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Buddleja Davidii Extract, Disodium EDTA, O-Cymen-5-OL, Polysorbate 60, Anigozanthos Flavidus Extract, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Polysiohonia Elongata Extract, Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Acetyl Dipeptide-1 Cetyl Ester, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Benzoate, Porphyridium Cruentum Extract, Citric Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Potassium Sorbate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Pyridoxine Tris Hexyldecanoate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Arbutin, Magnesium Ascrobyl Phosphate, Tropolone, Phenoxyethanol, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cucumis Melo Cantalupensis Fruit Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Elettaria Cardamomum Seed Extract, Myristoyl Tripeptide-31, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Rose Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Wood Extract, Sodium Metabisulfite, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract.

    • 9.29.21
      Christine said:

      Avoid in both pregnancy and nursing due to arbutin. It also has licorice root to avoid in pregnancy.

  4. 1.13.22
    Julia said:

    Hi Christine!
    Thank you so much for this priceless source of information!
    If i may please a question about Hydropeptide products.
    I was gonna to buy Cashmere Cleanse
    Facial Rose Milk, but spotted in the full ingredients list – phenoxyethanol. Internet says both it’s safe an not safe during the pregnancy. I am confused.
    Here is full ingredients list:

    Water, Isopropyl Palmitate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Isohexadecane, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Polyglyceryl-6 Distearate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Steareth-2, Steareth-21, Xanthan Gum, Citronellol, Jojoba Esters, Geraniol, Benzyl Alcohol, Allantoin, Hydrolyzed Milk Protein, Cetyl Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-3 Beeswax, Bisabolol, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Citral, Fragrance, Linalool, Centella Asiatica Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Glycolipids, Soybean Phytosterols.

    Thank you for your help in advance!

    • 1.13.22
      Christine said:

      It’s not considered an ingredient to avoid by the medical community. My list of ingredients that I screen out is very conservative and it’s here: skincare ingredients to avoid during pregnancy, and there’s a bit of discussion here in particular: ingredients I’m not worried about during pregnancy

      • 1.14.22
        Julia said:

        Thank you very much for your reply, Christine!
        All the best!

      • 11.14.22
        Gina said:

        Hi are these ingredients okay

        Water (Aqua), Sodium Hyluronate, Glycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Myristoyl Pentapeptide-16, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Ethlhexylglycerin, Erythritol, Tetradecyl Aminobutyroylvalylaminobutyric Urea Trifluoroacetate, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Fruit Extract, Magnesium Chloride

        • 11.15.22
          Christine said:

          Safe for pregnancy and nursing

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