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Pregnancy Safe Products from MDSolarSciences

Pregnancy Safe Products from MDSolarSciences

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 MDSolarSciences as of 3/10/2024. If it is not safe, I’ll tell you why. All of the products meet my pregnancy safe criteria. 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 MDSolarSciences

MD Advanced Hydration Crème (at DermStore)
• MD Restore Eye Gel (at DermStore)
Revitalizing Eye Gel

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

Daily Perfecting Moisturizer SPF 30 (at DermStore): Chemical Sunscreens, Salicylate
Gleam + Glow SPF 50 (at DermStore): Chemical Sunscreens, Salicylate
Hydrating Sheer Lip Balm SPF 30 (at DermStore): Chemical Sunscreens
KidCrème SPF 50 (at DermStore): Salicylate
KidSpray SPF 40 (at DermStore): Chemical Sunscreens, Salicylate
KidStick SPF 40 (at DermStore): Salicylate
MD Mineral BB Crème SPF 50 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Mineral Crème SPF 50 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Mineral Moisture Defense SPF 50 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Mineral Tinted Crème SPF 30 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Quick Dry Body Spray SPF 40 (at DermStore): Chemical Sunscreens, Salicylate
Solar Stick SPF 40 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Tint + Tone SPF 50 (at DermStore): Chemical Sunscreens, Salicylate
Tinted Solar Stick SPF 40 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Wash Away One Step Cleanser (at DermStore): Salicylic Acid

Not Safe for Pregnancy or Nursing

Evening Retinol Serum: Retinoid
• MD Revitalize Retinol Serum (at DermStore): Retinoid, Stem Cells

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  1. 7.19.22
    Kristen said:

    Thank you for this site. It’s so infuriating when trying to find safe products and lists like this https://www.bestproducts.com/parenting/maternity/g39559789/best-pregnancy-safe-sunscreens/ pop up as “from a dermatologist” and I have to second guess just to come here and you’ve listed them as not safe (AND WHY with the ingredients). Thank you!

    • 7.19.22
      Christine said:

      Sadly, many dermatologists do NOT get training in pregnancy/nursing safety. As a pediatrician, I did. Most OBs do as well. I’ve seen derms who even say retinoids are safe. There are some that have taught themselves about it, but sadly that isn’t all of them.

      • 5.19.23
        Gabby Williams said:

        You stated the mineral creme spf 50 was not safe during pregnancy but this is a mineral sunscreen, which of the ingredients makes it unsafe?

        • 5.19.23
          Christine said:

          Every product has the problem ingredient noted. For that product there’s a salicylate in the formulation.

  2. 2.19.23
    abby said:

    Is the new Gleam + Glow SPF 50 Pregnancy safe? Thank you so much!


    avobenzone 3%, octocrylene 2.75%, octisalate 5%, water (aqua), butyloctyl salicylate, glycerin, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, dimethicone, zea mays (corn) oil, polyester-8, titanium dioxide (ci 77891), mica, coco-caprylate/caprate, polysilicone-15, sodium stearoyl glutamate, ceramide np, ceramide ns, ceramide ap, ceramide eop, ceramide eos, allantoin, panthenol (vitamin b5), rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, niacinamide, tremella fuciformis (mushroom) extract, vitis vinifera (grape) callus culture extract, macadamia integrifolia seed oil, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, sesamum indicum (sesame seed oil, lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil, caffeine, diatomaceous earth, camellia sinensis leaf extract, sodium hyaluronate, (hyaluronic acid), sodium ascorbyl phosphate, (vitamin c), ferric hexapeptide-35, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, chamomilla recutita (matricaria) extract, laminaria digitata extract, melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) leaf oil, rosa moschata seed oil, caprylic/capric triglyceride, synthetic fluorphlogopite, sodium polyacrylate, tbhq, phenylpropanol lecithin, cetyl alcohol, sodium hydroxide, teprenone, proline, sorbitol, behenic acid, cholesterol,acrylates/c10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer, caprylhydroxamic acid, carbomer, ceteareth-25, caprooyl phytosphingosine, caprooyl sphingosine, iron oxides (ci 77499, ci 77492, ci 77491)

    • 2.19.23
      Christine said:

      Ok for nursing but not pregnancy due to chemical sunscreens, salicylate, likely stem cells

      • 11.20.23
        Amber said:

        This website is really helpful. Thanks you. May I ask you if MDSolarSciences Wash Away One Step Cleanser is pregnancy safe?

        Water, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Coco-Glucoside, Glycerin, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Aloe (Aloe Vera) Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Argania (Argan) Spinosa Kernel Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Squalane, Citric Acid Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Glycol Distearate, Phenoxyethanol, Benzoic Acid, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Dehydroacetic Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate

        • 11.21.23
          Christine said:

          Safe for pregnancy and nursing