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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. 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 MDSolarSciences as of 4/3/2021. 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 and Nursing Safe Products from MDSolarSciences

Daily Eye Repair Emulsion (at DermStore)

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

Daily Anti-Aging Moisturizer SPF 30 (at DermStore): Chemical Sunscreen, Salicylate
Everyday Nourishing Lotion SPF 50 (at DermStore): Chemical Sunscreen, Salicylate
• Hydrating Sheer Lip Balm SPF 30 Pink, Nude, Red (at DermStore): Chemical Sunscreen, Salicylate
MD Crème Mineral Beauty Balm SPF 50 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Mineral Crème SPF 30: Salicylate
Mineral Crème SPF 50 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Mineral KidCrème SPF 40 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Mineral Moisture Defense SPF 50 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Mineral Sheer Tinted Stick SPF 30 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Mineral Sunscreen KidStick SPF 40 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Mineral Sunscreen Stick SPF 40 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Mineral Tinted Crème SPF 30 (at DermStore): Salicylate
Quick Dry Body Spray SPF 40 (at DermStore): Chemical Sunscreen, Salicylate

Not Safe for Pregnancy or Nursing

Evening Facial Repair Serum: Retinoid

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8 Comments

  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!

    Ingredients:

    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