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Pregnancy Safe Products from Exuviance

Pregnancy Safe Products from Exuviance

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 Exuviance as of 8/11/2020. 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 and Nursing Safe Products from Exuviance

AGE REVERSE Hydrafirm (at DermStore)
AGE REVERSE Total Correct + Sculpt Serum (at DermStore)
Collagen Triple Boost Serum (at DermStore)
Daily Firming Mask
Daily Resurfacing Peel CA¹⁰ (at DermStore)
DePuffing Eye Serum
Detox Mud Mask
HA Micro-Filler (at DermStore)
Rapid De-Crease (at DermStore)
Vitamin C Serum Capsules (at DermStore)
Wrinkle Smooth Topical Peptide

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

A . G . E . Less Everyday (at DermStore): Salicylate, Gluconolactone
AGE REVERSE BioActiv Wash (at DermStore): Gluconolactone
AGE REVERSE Toning Neck Cream: Stem Cells
Anti-Pollution Protection Essence (at DermStore): Gluconolactone
Anti-Pollution Renewal Mask (at DermStore): Gluconolactone
AntiRedness Calming Serum (at DermStore): Gluconolactone, Licorice Root
Bright Eyes Dark Circle Corrector (at DermStore): Gluconolactone
CoverBlend Concealing Treatment SPF 30: Gluconolactone
CoverBlend Skin Caring Foundation SPF 20: Gluconolactone
Daily Acne Peel: Salicylic Acid, Tartaric Acid
Daily Corrector with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 35: Chemical Sunscreen, Salicylate
Daily Oil Control Primer & Finish: Gluconolactone, Mandelic Acid
Deep Clean AHA Cleanser (at DermStore): Glycolic Acid, Gluconolactone, Chemical Sunscreen
Gentle Cream Cleanser (at DermStore): Gluconolactone
Glycolic Expert Moisturizer (at DermStore): Glycolic Acid
Glycolic Perfecting Moisturizer: Glycolic Acid
HydraPrep pH Balance Toner (at DermStore): Glycolic Acid, Gluconolactone
HydraSoothe Refresh Toner (at DermStore): Gluconolactone
Illuminating Oxygen Facial (at DermStore): Gluconolactone, Salicylate
Lift Volumizing Concentrate (at DermStore): Salicylate
Night Smooth Hydrating Gel (at DermStore): Gluconolactone, Mandelic Acid
Performance Peel AP²⁵: Mandelic Acid, Glycolic Acid, Gluconolactone
Pore Clarifying Cleanser (at DermStore): Salicylic Acid, Mandelic Acid, Gluconolactone
Resurfacing Glycolic Wash: Glycolic Acid
Skin Caring BB Fluid with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50 PA ++++ (at DermStore): Gluconolactone, Salicylate
Triple Microdermabrasion Face Polish (at DermStore): Glycolic Acid

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.

AGE REVERSE Day Repair SPF 30 (at DermStore): Retinoid, Chemical Sunscreens, Salicylate
AGE REVERSE Eye Contour (at DermStore): Gluconolactone, Retinoid
AGE REVERSE Night Lift (at DermStore): Retinoid, Glycolic Acid, Gluconolactone
All-Out Revitalizing Eye Mask: Retinoid
CitraFirm FACE Oil (at DermStore): Retinoid
CoverBlend Multi-Function Concealer: Retinoid, Gluconolactone
Daily Eye Smoother (at DermStore): Retinoid, Licorice Root, Gluconolactone
Overnight Transformation Complex: Retinoid, Gluconolactone, Licorice Root
Pure Retinol Correcting Peel: Retinoid, Salicylate
Radiance Serum (at DermStore): Retinoid, Gluconolactone, Mandelic Acid
SkinRise Morning Glow (at DermStore): Retinoid, Gluconolactone
Super Retinol Concentrate (at DermStore): Retinoid, Salicylate

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  1. 8.18.20
    Juliana said:

    Hello Doctor,
    Thanks for your Help with reviewing this product. I am wondering about pregnancy and nursing safety of this product:
    *Exuviance Evening Restorative Complex
    Aqua (Water), Gluconolactone, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Propylene Glycol, PEG-100 Stearate, Lactobionic Acid, Glycerin, C12-15 Alkyl Ethylhexanoate, Octyldodecyl Myristate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Ethoxydiglycol, Palmitic Acid, Cyclohexasiloxane, Stearic Acid, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Tocopheryl (Vitamin E) Acetate, Retinyl (Vitamin A) Palmitate, Ascorbyl (Vitamin C) Palmitate, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Extract, Algae Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Echinacea Purpurea (Coneflower) Extract, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides, Sodium Hyaluronate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract, Caprylic/Capric/Myristic/Stearic Triglyceride, Phosphatidylcholine, Octyldodecanol, Myristic Acid, Ceteareth-20, Ammonium Hydroxide, Steareth-2, Polyacrylamide, C13-14 Isoparaffin,Laureth-7, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Caprylyl Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Disteareth-100 IPDI, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Parfum (Fragrance), Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, CI 42090 (Blue 1), CI 19140 (Yellow 5).
    Thanks a lot

    • 8.18.20
      Christine said:

      This has gluconolactone, a retinoid, licorice root. Avoid in pregnancy and in nursing if you’re conservative due to the retinoid

      • 8.19.20
        Juliana said:

        Thanks a lot doctor.

  2. 8.26.20
    Christine N said:

    Hi! How about this? Exuviance Skin Care – Probiotic Lysate Anti-Pollution Essence

    Ingredients: aqua/water/eau, lactobacillus ferment lysate, gluconolactone, butylene glycol, peg-60 hydrogenated castor oil, glycerin, biosaccharide gum-1, sodium hydroxide, sodium hyaluronate, leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate, hydroxyethylcellulose, caprylyl glycol, sodium sulfite, phenoxyethanol, chlorphenesin, parfum (fragrance)

    • 8.26.20
      Christine said:

      This has gluconolactone, ok for nursing but not pregnancy

  3. 9.13.20
    Maria said:

    I didn’t see this exact one on the list, and I tried to look to see if it was renamed: hydrating eye complex. Is this safe for pregnancy?

  4. 11.26.20
    Priya shetty said:

    Aqua, Titanium Dioxide, Octyl Methoxycinnamate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate,
    Paraffinum Liquidum, Kojic Acid, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Phytic Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Retinyl Palmitate, Ceteareth-12, Parfum, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone.

    Are the above mentioned ingredients present in cream safe for pregnancy ?

    • 11.26.20
      Christine said:

      This has chemical sunscreens and a retinoid and kojic acid. Avoid in both pregnancy and nursing.

  5. 7.11.21
    Ilona macdonald said:

    Purifying clay mask

    Aqua (Water), Kaolin, Bentonite, Gluconolactone, Talc, Butylene Glycol, Glucoheptonolactone, PEG-100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Sodium Hydroxide, Menthyl Lactate, Glycerin, Titanium Dioxide, Arginine, Cetearyl Alcohol, Lactobionic Acid, Tocopheryl (Vitamin E) Acetate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C Ester), Retinyl (Vitamin A) Palmitate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract, Honey Extract, Acacia Farnesiana Flower/Stem Extract, Propylene Glycol, Cetyl Alcohol, Isononyl Isononanoate, Polyvinyl Alcohol, PEG-75 Stearate, Xanthan Gum, Ceteth-20, Steareth-20, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Lecithin, Polysorbate 20, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Butylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol, Parfum (Fragrance), CI 42090 (Blue 1), CI 19140 (Yellow 5).

    • 7.11.21
      Christine said:

      This has a retinoid. Avoid in pregnancy and in nursing if you’re conservative. There’s also gluconolactone to avoid in pregnancy.

  6. 7.30.21
    Jeanne said:

    Hello thank you for all that you do. The information that you provide is extremely helpful. I was wondering about this product.
    Exuviance Targeted Lip Filler. Seems to be a new product. Found this on the Ulta website. Here are the ingredients. Thank you.
    Aqua/Water/Eau, Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Glycerin, Polysilicone-11, Acetyl Glucosamine, Triethyl Citrate, Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Glycerides, Nylon-12, Silica, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides, Butylene Glycol, Dimethiconol, Isohexadecane, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Polysorbate 40, Sorbitan Isostearate, Citric Acid, Polysorbate 60, Caprylyl Glycol, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate, Polysorbate 20, Carbomer, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol.

    • 7.30.21
      Christine said:

      Safe for pregnancy and nursing

  7. 8.31.22
    Si said:

    Hi Doc,

    I wonder if the purifying cleansing gel safe? Appreciate it!

  8. 9.7.22
    Amal said:

    Hi, can you please look at this new product.

    Clarifying & Renewing Serum-
    Aqua/Water/Eau, Acetyl Glucosamine, Butylene Glycol, Alcohol Denat., Niacinamide, Polysorbate 80, Dimethicone PEG-7 Phosphate, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, 4-Butylresorcinol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Sodium Bisulfite, Caprylyl Glycol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin.

    • 9.8.22
      Christine said:

      Ok for nursing but not pregnancy due to licorice root

  9. 10.2.22
    Jillian said:

    Hi can I please check if this is safe for pregnancy

    Aqua / Water, Butylene Glycol, Aloe Barbadensis Extract, Trehalose, Avena Sativa (Oat) Peptide, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Silk Amino Acids, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Azadirachta Indica Leaf Extract, Houttuynia Cordata Extract, Lactobacillus / Pear Juice Ferment Filtrate, Rehmannia Glutinosa Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Glycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Glycolic Acid, Phellodendron Amurense Bark Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Protein, O-Cymen-5-Ol, Salicylic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Allantoin, Sorbic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil.

    • 10.2.22
      Christine said:

      Ok for nursing but not pregnancy due to willow bark, glycolic acid, salicylic acid

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