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Pregnancy Safe Foundation

Pregnancy friendly foundations

Now that my list of pregnancy safe skin care products has grown so large, most of the questions I’ve been getting actually are about pregnancy safe makeup. I’ve shared a list of pregnancy safe foundation primers, today is the much awaited list of pregnancy safe foundations! You might want to check out pregnancy safe concealers as well.

Note that for this list I have only included products that I can find a full list of ingredients. Makeup ingredient lists are very difficult to locate. If you want to ask about a specific product, you need to provide a list of ingredients, I will not comment on safety without a list of ingredients. I will also add a list of products that are not safe here (rather than leaving them off the list like I usually do, then you’ll know if I’ve reviewed a product’s ingredient list.

Foundations Safe for Pregnancy

Anastasia Stick Foundation
BareMinerals BarePRO Performance Wear Liquid Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20
BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Moisturizer
BareMinerals Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15
Becca Ultimate Coverage 24-Hour Foundation
Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick
Burt’s Bees BB Cream with SPF 15
Burt’s Bees Goodness Glows Full Coverage Liquid Makeup
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation
Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer
Coola Mineral Face SPF 30 – Matte Tint
Cover FX Power Play Foundation
CoverGirl + Olay Olay Simply Ageless Foundation
CoverGirl Simply Ageless 3-In-1 Liquid Foundation
CoverGirl Vitalist Healthy Elixir Foundation
Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup
Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation
Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation
LA Girl Pro.Matte Foundation
Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Long Wear Foundation
Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Foundation
Laura Mercier Silk Crème Moisturizing Photo Edition Foundation
L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte 24HR Foundation
L’Oreal True Match Lumi Cushion Foundation
L’Oreal True Match Super Blendable Makeup
Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation
Marc Jacobs Re(marc)able Full Cover Foundation Concentrate
Maybelline Dream Cushion Fresh Face Liquid Foundation
Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation
Maybelline Dream Satin Liquid Foundation
Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Liquid Foundation
Maybelline Fit Me Shine Free Foundation Stick
Maybelline Super Stay Full Coverage Foundation
Maybelline Super Stay Multi-Use Foundation Stick
Milani Conceal + Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation + Concealer
Milk Makeup Blur Liquid Matte Foundation
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Tint
NYX Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Foundation
NYX Mineral Stick Foundation
NYX Stay Matte But Not Flat Liquid Foundation
NYX Total Control Drop Foundation
Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Hydrating Foundation
Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15
Tarte Amazonian Clay Full Coverage Airbrush Foundation
Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12-Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen
Tarte Clay Stick Foundation
Tarte Shape Tape Hydrating Foundation
Tarte Shape Tape Matte Foundation
Tarte Water Foundation
Too Faced Peach Perfect Comfort Matte Foundation
Urban Decay All Nighter Liquid Foundation
Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Foundation
Wet n Wild Photo Focus Foundation

Foundations Not Safe for Pregnancy

(Note, these are linked so you can see exactly which product I’m talking about, many products have similar names and it can get confusing)

Bobbi Brown BB Cream SPF 35 – Chemical Sunscreen
Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation SPF 15 – Chemical Sunscreen
Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF 15 – Chemical Sunscreen
Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Foundation – Chemical Sunscreen
Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF 15 – Chemical Sunscreen
Clinique Moisture Surge CC Cream Hydrating Colour Corrector Broad Spectrum SPF 30 – Chemical Sunscreen
Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup – Willow Bark
CoverGirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-In-1 Foundation – Chemical Sunscreen
Dior Airflash Spray Foundation – No ingredient list
Diorskin Forever Perfect Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 35 – No ingredient list
Diorskin Nude Air Serum Foundation – No ingredient list
Erborian BB Crème au Ginseng – Chemical Sunscreen
Flower Beauty Light Illusion Liquid Foundation – Chemical Sunscreen
Giorgio Armani Face Fabric Foundation – Salicylate
Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation – Chemical Sunscreen
Guerlain Lingerie De Peau Natural Perfection Foundation SPF 20 – Chemical sunscreen
Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick – Chemical sunscreen
Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Foundation – Salicylate
It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream with SPF 50+ – Salicylate
LA Girl Pro Coverage Liquid Foundation – Retinoid
La Mer The Soft Fluid Long Wear Foundation SPF 20 – Chemical Sunscreen
Lancome Miracle Cushion Liquid Cushion Compact Foundation – Salicylate
Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Longwear Foundation Stick SPF 21 – Chemical Sunscreen
Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous Foundation – Chemical Sunscreen
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20, also Oil Free version – Chemical Sunscreen
L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Glow Foundation – Chemical Sunscreen
L’Oreal Infallible Total Cover Foundation – Salicylate
L’Oreal True Match Lumi Healthy Luminous Makeup – Chemical Sunscreen
Maybelline Fit Me Dewy + Smooth Foundation – Chemical Sunscreen
NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation – Retinoid
NARS Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation – No ingredient list
NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 – Chemical Sunscreen
NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 30 – Chemical Sunscreen
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Enhancer – Chemical Suncreen
Neutrogena SkinClearing Oil-Free Makeup – Salicylic Acid
Physician’s Formula The Healthy Foundation SPF 20 – Chemical Sunscreen and Retinoid
Revlon ColorStay Full Cover Foundation – Salicylic Acid
Revlon ColorStay Makeup for Normal/Dry Skin SPF 15 – Retinoid
Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream SPF 35 – Chemical Sunscreen
Tarte Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer – Retinoid
Tarte Beyond BB Perfecting Liquid Foundation – Retinoid
Too Face Born This Way Foundation – Chemical Sunscreen
Urban Decay Naked Skin One & Done Hybrid Foundation – Chemical Sunscreen
Wet n Wild MegaCushion Foundation SPF 15 – Chemical Sunscreen
YSL All Hours Longwear Natural Matte Foundation – Chemical Sunscreen
YSL Touche Eclat All-In-One Glow – Chemical Sunscreen
YSL Touche Eclat Le Teint Radiance Awakening Foundation SPF 22 – Chemical Sunscreen

Read this before commenting to ask about your product

If you would like to ask if something is pregnancy safe please provide the product name, an ingredient list and limit yourself to a 2 products. I have readers asking about 20 products sometimes, and as much as I want to help, I simply don’t have enough hours in the day to check so many products. When you comment, please search the comments for your product first (command F will let you search for the name with most browsers) in the comments, I have already answered safety for hundreds of products.

Don’t forget to check out the other articles in my Pregnancy and Nursing Skin Care Guide! Please only ask about foundations on this post, you can check other product types on these other posts. I have been getting questions here for the products that are already in these posts. I will no longer answer questions about products on the wrong product type post, it spreads the information out and is a waste of everyone’s time.

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441 Comments

  1. Meagan
    December 9, 2018 / 7:06 pm

    Hello,
    Can you please tell me if this product is safe:

    Mineral Fusion liquid foundation
    Water (Aqua), Isopropyl Palmitate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Silica, Mica, Cetearyl Alcohol, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Polysorbate 20, Dimethicone, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Carthamus tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Lavandula (Lavender) Angustifolia Flower Extract, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract, Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos Red Tea) Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Phenoxyethanol. MAY CONTAIN (+/-): Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide.

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 12, 2018 / 9:11 pm

      Sorry, I would avoid due to the licorice root

  2. Justine
    December 11, 2018 / 11:48 am

    Is MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Finish Multi-Use Powder Foundation safe? Here are the ingredients:

    Talc, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Diethylhexyl Succinate, Silica, Nylon-12, Zinc Stearate, Polyethylene, Iron Oxides, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Trimyristin, Ximenia Americana Seed Oil, Aluminum Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Caprylyl Glycol, Tocopherol, Aqua (Water), Stearic Acid, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Sodium Hyaluronate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate.

    Thanks!!

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 12, 2018 / 8:56 pm

      You don’t need to worry about powders at all. 🙂

      • Gea
        December 13, 2018 / 9:34 am

        why are powders considered safe?

        • 15mins
          Author
          December 13, 2018 / 10:33 am

          Because they sit on the surface of the skin and aren’t absorbed. The skin is actually a barrier, very few things can penetrate and they have a hard time doing so.

  3. Oma
    December 15, 2018 / 5:30 pm

    TEINT COUTURE FLUID
    LONG-WEARING FLUID FOUNDATION SPF 20 – PA++

    INGREDIENTS
    AQUA (WATER)• METHYL TRIMETHICONE• DIMETHICONE• ALCOHOL• PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE• POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE• ISODODECANE• TITANIUM DIOXIDE [NANO]• BUTYLENE GLYCOL• SILICA• ACRYLATES/DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER• POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE• PHENOXYETHANOL• CETYL DIMETHICONE• PHENYL TRIMETHICONE• ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE• DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE•

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 21, 2018 / 6:33 pm

      I don’t think the entire ingredient list is here, there aren’t any sunscreens listed for the SPF 20?

  4. Jessamine
    December 15, 2018 / 8:27 pm

    Hi can you tell me if this is ok? BarBlu Aqualux foundation:

    Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Water (Aqua), *Glycerine, *Oryza Sativa (Rice) Powder, Boron Nitride, Candelilla Wax, Squalane, *Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), *Chamomile Hydrosol Matricaria Recutita), Lecithin, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), *Vanilla Planifolia, *Origanum Vulgare (Oregano) Leaf Extract, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract, *Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract,*Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Hydrastis Canadensis (Goldenseal) Root Extract, [+/- May Contain]: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891) Zinc Oxide (CI 77947), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499), LOVE. *Certified Organic

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 21, 2018 / 7:03 pm

      Looks fine

  5. Mie
    December 17, 2018 / 6:41 am

    Dear Doctor,

    Please help me with this, am i able to use any shade of the products you have litsted, Or just the only shade that link to the product?

    Thank you so much doctor!

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 18, 2018 / 7:55 pm

      Any of the shades for foundation and concealer

  6. Emily
    December 17, 2018 / 2:02 pm

    Could you please tell me if the new Laura Mercier Flawless Lumiere Radiance Perfecting Foundation is ok.

    Here are the ingredients:
    WATER/AQUA/EAU, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, ISOHEXADECANE, GLYCERIN, CETYL PEG/PPG-10/1 DIMETHICONE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, POLYGLYCERYL-4 ISOSTEARATE, HEXYL LAURATE, PEG-10 DIMETHICONE, DIPHENYL DIMETHICONE, POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE, DIMETHICONE, ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, TOCOPHEROL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, TREMELLA FUCIFORMIS SPOROCARP EXTRACT, ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDE, DISODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE, METHICONE, OCTYLDODECANOL, OCTYLDODECYL NEOPENTANOATE, TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE, ACRYLATES/ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE COPOLYMER, MAGNESIUM SULFATE, NYLON-12, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, SILICA, MICA, ACETYLATED GLYCOL STEARATE, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, BETAINE, PHYTANTRIOL, CELLULOSE GUM, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, DISODIUM EDTA, LAURETH-21, AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL, TIN OXIDE, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE. MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR/(+/-): TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491), IRON OXIDES (CI 77492), IRON OXIDES (CI 77499).

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 18, 2018 / 7:54 pm

      Looks good! Let me know if you like it!

      • Emily
        December 20, 2018 / 9:27 am

        Great, thanks! I really like it so far! The only issue I have with it is that I’m the lightest shade 1C0 and the shade in this foundation is not the same as in the Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear foundation (which is my perfect shade match and favorite foundation). The shade still works for me though, I just can’t build it up too much, otherwise it’s more obvious that it’s a little too dark and pink. The formula on this is better for my dry skin this time of year though.

        • 15mins
          Author
          December 21, 2018 / 6:13 pm

          It drives me crazy when the shades aren’t exactly the same!

      • Donika
        January 11, 2019 / 10:55 am

        Hi, isn’t the aluminum actually harmful?

        • 15mins
          Author
          January 12, 2019 / 11:53 am

          No it actually isn’t. This is a different salt than the “dangerous’ one you need to avoid in eating fish and such. Same with deodorant, that aluminum is actually ok.

  7. December 19, 2018 / 9:41 pm

    Hi Doctor,

    Is the following safe to use?

    SKIN WEIGHTLESS POWDER FOUNDATION
    Ingredients: Talc , Synthetic Fluorphlogopite , Boron Nitride , Squalane , Hdi/Ppg/Polycaprolactone Crosspolymer , Dimethicone , Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer , Isocetyl Myristate , Nylon-12 , Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Extract , Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract , Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract , Phytosteryl/Isostearyl/Cetyl/Stearyl/Behenyl Dimer Dilinoleate , Phenyl Trimethicone , Hydrogen Dimethicone , C9-15 Fluoroalcohol Phosphate , Lauroyl Lysine , 1,2-Hexanediol , Triethoxycaprylylsilane , Tocopherol , Methicone , Sodium Dehydroacetate , Isoceteth-25 , Isoceteth-10 , Water\Aqua\Eau , Barium Sulfate , Butylene Glycol , Dipentaerythrityl Tri-Polyhydroxystearate , Alumina , Silica , Phenoxyethanol , [+/- Mica , Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891) , Iron Oxides (Ci 77491) , Iron Oxides (Ci 77492) , Iron Oxides (Ci 77499) , Zinc Oxide (Ci 77947)]

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 21, 2018 / 6:25 pm

      You don’t need to worry about powders 🙂

  8. Adrienne Baumgartner
    December 23, 2018 / 8:09 am

    Hi doc. Love your site. So much great information. I’m looming for clean makeup and pregnancy friendly. Does this fit the bill?

    Lawless : woke up like this foundation

    Water, Dimer Dilinoleyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Undecane, Tridecane, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Xanthan Gum, Hydrogenated Methyl Abietate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Beeswax, Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Propanediol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Aleurites Moluccanus Seed Oil, C13-15 Alkane, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil, Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Juniperus virginiana Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, * Benzyl Salicylate, *Eugenol, *Geraniol, *Benzyl Benzoate, *Farnesol, *Linalool, Aniba Rosodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, *Limonene, Jasminum Sambac (Jasmine) Flower Oil, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Stearoyl Glutamic Acid, Jojoba Esters, Flavor. May Contain (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxide (Ci 77492). *Allergens.

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 30, 2018 / 8:55 pm

      I’d avoid due to the Benzyl Salicylate

  9. Shelly
    December 23, 2018 / 9:23 pm

    Would you please let me know if this one is safe. Thank you so much!

    1. Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation SPF 25
    Ingredients:
    Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 6%, Titanium Dioxide 5.8%. Inactive Ingredients: Water, Methyl Trimethicone, Glycerin, Alcohol, Dimethicone, Phenyl Trimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Caprylyl Methicone, Isododecane, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Butylene Glycol, Disteardimonium Hectorite, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Kalanchoe Pinnata Leaf Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Stearic Acid, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Trifluoropropyldimethyl/Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Alumina, Aluminum Hydroxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Magnesium Sulfate, Fragrance, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Sodium Hyaluronate, Silica, Tocopheryl Acetate, Dipropylene Glycol, Maltodextrin, BHT, Tocopherol. May Contain: Ultramarines, Iron Oxides, Titianium Dioxide, Mica.

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 30, 2018 / 8:53 pm

      I would avoid this due to chemical sunscreens

  10. Shatilla
    December 26, 2018 / 9:01 am

    Good Day Doctor,

    One general question, is it all foundation product that have sunscreen is not safe for pregnant woman?

    Second question, is this following foundation safe to use?

    La Mer The Luminous Lifting Cushion Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20

    Key Ingredients: Miracle Broth™, Color Capsule Technology

    Active Ingredient: Titanium Dioxide 6.5%
    Ingredients: Water\Aqua\Eau, Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Dimethicone, Methyl Trimethicone, Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Lauryl Peg-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Peg-10 Dimethicone, Algae (Seaweed) Extract, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Seed Powder, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seedcake, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Meal, Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, Sodium Gluconate, Copper Gluconate, Calcium Gluconate, Magnesium Gluconate, Zinc Gluconate, Tocopheryl Succinate, Niacin, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Powder, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Peel Extract, Codium Tomentosum Extract, Eryngium Maritimum Extract, Laminaria Digitata Extract, Sigesbeckia Orientalis (St. Paul’S Wort) Extract, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Magnesium Sulfate, Acrylates/Stearyl Acrylate/Dimethicone Methacrylate Copolymer, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Lauroyl Lysine, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Yeast Extract\Faex\Extrait De Levure, Caprylyl Glycol, Lecithin, Isopropyl Myristate, Isostearic Acid, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Stearic Acid, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Alumina, Aluminum Hydroxide, Tocopherol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Fragrance (Parfum), Potassium Sorbate, Alcohol Denat., Disodium Edta, Bht, Linalool, Citronellol, Geraniol, Limonene, Hydroxycitronellal, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499)]

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 30, 2018 / 8:51 pm

      No, not all. Foundations tends to have chemical sunscreens, which are on my list of things to avoid.
      This foundaiton looks ok.

  11. Cassandra
    December 28, 2018 / 11:58 pm

    Hi Dr. Christine,

    Could you please tell me if this foundation is safe for pregnancy. Thank you!

    100% pure Fruit Pigmented® Full Coverage Water Foundation

    COMPLETE LIST OF INGREDIENTS:

    Aloe Barbadensis Leaf (Organic Aloe Juice)*, Rice Starch, Extracts of Prunus Persica (Peach) Fruit, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit, Daucus Carota (Carrot) Sativa Root Punica Granatum (Pomegranate), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa Bean) and Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit/Leaf/Stem, Zinc Oxide, Plant Cellulose, Coffee Bean, Sunflower Lecithin, Euterpe Oleracea Pulp (Acai) Oil, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil, Resveratrol (Red Wine Resveratrol), Alpha Lipoic Acid, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Extracts of Rosmarinus (Rosemary) Officinalis Leaf, Origanum Vulgare (Oregano) Leaf, Thymus Vulgaris (Thymus) Flower/Leaf Extract, Vegetable Glycerin, Lonicera Caprifolium (Japanese Honeysuckle), Silica, Turmeric, Bamboo Charcoal, Indigo Oil * Certified Organi

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 30, 2018 / 8:53 pm

      looks ok

  12. Ariella
    December 29, 2018 / 3:23 pm

    Hi Doctor,

    I see the YSL all in one glow tinted moisturizer is among the list of unsafe products for pregnancy. I am really concerned because I’ve been using it for months and that it’s in my blood stream. I’m planning to try to conceive soon. Should I wait a certain time for the product to get out of my system before trying to conceive? Sorry if this seems like a silly question but I’m worried. For reference please see ingredients below: Water, Glycerin, Caprylyl Methicone, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Propanediol, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Propylene Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Triethoxysilylethyl Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Fragrance, Disodium EDTA, Alumina, Dipropylene Glycol, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Ruscus Aculeatus Root Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Citrate, BHT, Benzyl Alcohol, Tocopherol. May Contain (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163).

    Thank you in advance.

    • 15mins
      Author
      December 30, 2018 / 8:37 pm

      You don’t need to wait, just stop using it.

  13. Jenna
    January 1, 2019 / 10:18 pm

    Hi, I searched but didn’t see any Sephora foundations or PCA skin care products (face wash) listed. Are they safe in pregnancy?

    Thank you!

    Sephora foundation
    Water, Dimethicone, Isohexadecane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77492 (Iron Oxides), Peg-10 Dimethicone, Alcohol, Propanediol, Butylene Glycol, Polybutene, Acrylates Copolymer, CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), Ozokerite, Magnesium Sulfate, Phenoxyethanol, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), Tocopheryl Acetate, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Peg-10, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Cellulose, Sodium Potassium Aluminum Silicate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Propylene Carbonate, Aluminum Hydroxide, BHT, Silica, Sodium Hyaluronate.

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 3, 2019 / 9:17 am

      I just haven’t gotten to reviewing those products yet. I have a family and a job (and this blog is a hobby), a single product takes 10-20 minutes often, and some complicated ones can takes hours if I need to do a lot of reading about an ingredient.

      This product looks ok.

  14. Adrienne Baumgartner
    January 3, 2019 / 4:49 pm

    Thank you for responding to my first question. I’m still on the search and I came across the brand w3ll people. The product is a bio tint multi action moisturizer. The ingredients are

    Drug FactsActive IngredientsPurposeZINC OXIDE (20.0%)SUNSCREENInactive Ingredients:WATER, COCO-CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYRICINOLEATE, SILICA, CASTOR (RICINUS COMMUNIS) OIL, GLYCERIN, SHEA BUTTER ETHYL ESTERS, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA (BROCCOLI) SEED OIL*, POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATE, MAGNESIUM SULFATE, ISOSTEARIC ACID, LECITHIN, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, GLUCONOLACTONE, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (NATURAL VITAMIN E), ISOAMYL LAURATE, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL*, CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL, TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, TRIBEHENIN, PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANTE) SEED OIL*, BISABOLOL, ISOAMYL COCOATE, GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE, PHYTIC ACID, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE*, CERAMIDE NG, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, PANAX QUINQUEFOLIUM ROOT EXTRACT, CALCIUM GLUCONATE, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, HYDROXYPROPYL CYCLODEXTIN, ALGAE EXTRACT, PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-38, PALMITOYL HEXAPEPTIDE-12. [+/-: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)]

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 3, 2019 / 4:56 pm

      This looks fine, let me know how you like it!

  15. Kristin
    January 3, 2019 / 7:07 pm

    Hi Doctor,
    I apologize if this is a re-post (please ignore it if it is) but I don’t see the my original post in the comments so I thought I would try again. 🙂

    What are your thoughts on BeautyCounter Dew Skin Moisturizing Coverage:
    Ingredients: Zinc Oxide, Aqua/Water/Eau, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Coco-Caprylate, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Isopropyl Palmitate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Polyglyceryl-4 Diisostearate/Polyhydroxystearate/Sebacate, Octyldodecyl Oleate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Dimethicone, Magnesium Sulfate, Cera Alba/Beeswax/Cire d’abeille, Gluconolactone, Sodium Hyaluronate, Lecithin, Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Solidago Virgaurea (Goldenrod) Extract, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Isostearic Acid, Glycerin, Propanediol, Sodium Benzoate, Isoeicosane, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Octyldodecanol, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Alcohol, Paeonia Suffruticosa (Mountain Peony) Root Extract, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Oil, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit , Calcium Gluconate, Sodium Chloride, Mica, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)

    Or the BeautyCounter Tint Skin Hydrating Foundation:

    Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Coco-Caprylate, Isododecane, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isostearic Acid, Polyglyceryl-4 Diisostearate/Polyhydroxystearate/Sebacate, Isoeicosane, Propanediol, Jojoba Esters, Glycerin, Magnesium Sulfate, Cera Alba/Beeswax/Cire d’abeille, Dimethicone, Gluconolactone, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Benzoate, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Lecithin, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Oil, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit , Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 4, 2019 / 4:19 pm

      Sometimes the spam filter gets some of the legit comments. I can’t even go through them to find them, I get thousands of spam comments a day (it’s crazy!).

      Both of these look safe to me!

  16. Jordan
    January 4, 2019 / 7:38 am

    Hi Doc! Quick question; I see you have the Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear foundation listed a safe, but mine contains octinoxate. Wondering if this is an exception to the chemical sunscreen rule or if they have reformulated? Thanks!

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 4, 2019 / 4:13 pm

      There’s like 3 of them with almost identical names…. which one is it? It’s likely reformulated, I probably need to remove it from the list.

  17. Cari
    January 5, 2019 / 11:41 pm

    Hello,
    I was wondering about The Ordinary Coverage Foundation was safe during pregnancy?

    Ingredients
    Aqua (Water), Coconut Alkanes, Dimethicone, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Caprylyl Methicone, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Glycerin, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Coco Caprylate/Caprate, Cetyl Diglyceryl Tris(Trimethylsiloxy)silylethyl Dimethicone, Sucrose Laurate, Dipropylene Glycol, Polysilicone-11, Tocopherol, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Hectorite, Dimethicone/ Bis-Isobutyl PPG-20 Crosspolymer, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Sodium Chloride, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin. May Contain [+/-]: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Tin Oxide, Aluminum Hydroxide, Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Mica, Triethoxycaprylylsilane.

    Thank you!

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 6, 2019 / 9:11 am

      Looks ok

  18. Arzice Layne
    January 6, 2019 / 12:51 am

    Hi Doc, thanks again for sharing your knowledge and giving us advice. How about CoverFX Total Cover Cream Foundation?

    Ingredients:
    -Avobenzone 3%
    -Octisalate 5%
    -Octocrylene 8.5%

    Diisostearyl Malate, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Silica, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Tris(PPG-3 Benzyl Ether) Citrate, Synthetic Beeswax, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Triacontanyl PVP, Squalane, Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprate, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Cera Carnauba, Cire de carnauba), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Tocopherol, Tribehenin, Ethyl Linoleate, Ethyl Linolenate, Ethyl Oleate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Dehydoacetic Acid, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Bisabolol, Phytosphingosine, Ceramide NG, PEG-10 Phytosterol, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12 May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288).

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 6, 2019 / 8:23 am

      This has chemical sunscreens so I wouldn’t use it

  19. Arzice
    January 6, 2019 / 12:54 am

    Also how about CoverFX Pressed Mineral Foundation?

    Ingredients:
    Mica, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Silica, Kaolin, Lauroyl Lysine, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Powder, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Dehydroacetic Acid, Tocopherol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Phytosphingosine, Ethyl Linoleate, Ethyl Linolenate, Ethyl Oleate. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288).

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 6, 2019 / 8:23 am

      It’s a powder foundation so you don’t need to worry about it

  20. Donika
    January 11, 2019 / 11:07 am

    Hi Doc, thank you so much for this blog. It’d very useful.

    I have some questions about some ingredients, more specifically aluminum, fragrance/parfum, ALCOHOL DENAT &
    Isopropyl Alcohol (any types of alcohol), are they safe?

    I am considering buying the below is the TEINT IDOLE ULTRA WEAR FOUNDATION SPF 15, however i cannot locate octinoxate as the chemical sunscreen. If you can have a look at it, this would be great.
    AQUA / WATER ● CYCLOHEXASILOXANE ● ALCOHOL DENAT. ● ISODODECANE ● BUTYLENE GLYCOL ● ACRYLATES/POLYTRIMETHYLSILOXYMETHACRYLATE COPOLYMER ● NYLON-12 ● ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE ● PEG-10 DIMETHICONE ● ISOHEXADECANE ● SILICA [NANO] / SILICA ● PERLITE ● ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE ● MAGNESIUM SULFATE ● DISODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE ● CETYL PEG/PPG-10/1 DIMETHICONE ● BHT ● PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE ●
    [+/- MAY CONTAIN CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / IRON OXIDES ● CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE ● ]

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 12, 2019 / 11:52 am

      It’s the ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE, I’m about to just declare all of lancome off limits I swear they hide active ingredients!

  21. Jessica
    January 12, 2019 / 1:39 pm

    Hello doctor!

    I was wondering if the Glossier Skin Tint was pregnancy safe. The ingredients are listed below:

    Thanks so much!

    Aqua/Water/Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane, Dimer Dilinoleyl Dimer Dilinoleate, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Glycerin, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Alcohol, Dimethicone, Mica, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Chloride, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Chlorphenesin, Propylene Carbonate, Boron Nitride, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Zea Mays (Corn) Oil, Diamond Powder, Quercus Suber Bark Extract. May Contain/Peut Contenir (±): CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides)

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 12, 2019 / 3:28 pm

      This is safe, but I warn you (I warned someone else a few months ago) this has like NO coverage, at all. I wouldn’t even call it light. Just know that before you buy it!

  22. Alice
    January 14, 2019 / 5:49 pm

    Hello! Can you please advise if my favorite foundation is okay? Thank you so much for all that you do!

    Shiseido The Makeup Dual Balancing Foundation

    Formulated with Optimal Balance Network, which includes the exclusive ingredient complex of Hyaluronic Acid, Hydro-Wrap Vitalizing DE Complex to promote ideal moisture levels in skin’s dry areas.
    Contains Prismatic Nano-Powder to increase luminosity and conceal pores.

    Natural Fair Ivory-I40:INGREDIENTS: WATER (AQUA), CYCLOMETHICONE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE, GLYCERIN, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, DIMETHICONE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (nano), DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, PEG-10 DIMETHICONE, ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE, IRON OXIDES (CI 77492), BIS-BUTYLDIMETHICONE POLYGLYCERYL-3, SORBITAN SESQUIISOSTEARATE, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, SODIUM GLUTAMATE, IRON OXIDES (CI 77491), PHENOXYETHANOL, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, ALUMINUM DISTEARATE, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, MICA, POLYSILICONE-2, BARIUM SULFATE, PEG/PPG-14/7 DIMETHYL ETHER, SODIUM HYALURONATE, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), BHT, ALUMINA, TOCOPHEROL, [+/-(may contain)IRON OXIDES (CI 77499)]

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 16, 2019 / 11:02 am

      Sorry, the ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE is a chemical sunscreen

  23. amna ali
    January 14, 2019 / 9:01 pm

    Hi
    Is this foundation safe during pregnancy ?
    Thankyou

    VDLPerfect-Lasting Foundation
    Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Titanium Dioxide(Ci 77891), Methyl Trimethicone, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Alcohol Denat., Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Peg-10 Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Talc, Cyclohexasiloxane, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone, 1, 2-Hexanediol, Magnesium Sulfate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Palmitoyl Proline, Stearic Acid, Distearyldimonium Chloride, Tocopheryl Acetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Sodium Palmitoyl Sarcosinate, Magnesium Palmitoyl Glutamate, Dimethicone, Palmitic Acid, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Ethylhexylglycerin, Silica, Mica, Tin Oxide, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Fragrance, Iron Oxides(Ci 77492), Iron Oxides(Ci 77491), Iron Oxides(Ci 77499)

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 16, 2019 / 10:40 am

      Looks ok

  24. Arzice
    January 14, 2019 / 10:39 pm

    Hi Doctor!

    I tried to search for Mineral Fusion Liquid Mineral Foundation’s ingredients on Mineral Fusion website and online but did not get to find a complete list of ingredients like I did compared to previous Cover FX Total Cover Cream foundation I asked about. However, here’s the complete description of this product on Mineral Fusion website:

    Flawless, Full Coverage
    Luxurious, full-coverage mineral foundation blends easily for naturally flawless skin that won’t feel heavy or greasy.

    Age-Defying
    A unique fusion of antioxidant-rich Green Tea, Pomegranate, and Vitamin C plus our elasticity-promoting Peptide help firm skin and prevent signs of aging.

    Skin-Soothing
    Formulated with only the safest, most gentle ingredients, the natural UV protection of minerals, plus skin-soothing Licorice Root, Aloe Vera, and Lavender. Great for use on all skin types.

    Formula Purity
    Gluten Free :: Cruelty Free :: Paraben Free :: Artificial Color Free :: Fragrance Free :: Talc Free :: Hypo-allergenic :: Phthalate Free

    https://www.mineralfusion.com/collections/cosmetics/products/liquid-mineral-foundation?variant=4085336387

    It’s also EWG verified…it looks safe but wanted to make sure with a medical professional like you! Thank you!

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 16, 2019 / 10:37 am

      I will not comment without a full ingredient list. I don’t always agree with the EWG, they are highly controversial in the medical and scientific communities because they will misinterpret many studies and are primarily a lobbying group.

      • Arzice
        January 20, 2019 / 2:30 pm

        I did a little bit more of searching and came across the ingredients for Mineral Fusion Liquid Mineral Foundation:

        Water (Aqua), Isopropyl Palmitate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Vegetable Glycerin, Silica, Mica, Cetearyl Alcohol, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Polysorbate 20, Dimethicone, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Carthamus Tinctorius (Saf­flower) Seed Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract, Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Phenoxyethanol. MAY CONTAIN (+/-): Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide.

        Thank you!

        • 15mins
          Author
          January 21, 2019 / 12:31 pm

          Due to the Licorice root I would avoid this while pregnant but it is fine for pregnancy

  25. mills clover
    January 18, 2019 / 10:01 am

    hey there,
    I’m using True Botanicals everyday sheer coverage, SPF 20 (with tint). is there anything harmful for pregnancy in this?

    Non-nano zinc oxide** 17.7%
    Camellia sinensis (green and white tea) leaf extract*
    Glycerin*
    Crambe abyssinica (abyssinian) seed oil
    Caprylyl/capryl glucoside (from coconut)
    Rubus idaeus (red raspberry) seed oil
    Punica granatum (pomegranate) seed oil
    Brassica oleracea italic (broccoli) seed oil
    Tocopherol (non-GMO vitamin e)
    Acetyl glucosamine (from non-GMO corn)
    Prunus avium (sweet cherry) seed oil
    Silk powder
    Pearl powder
    Sodium hyaluronate (hyaluronic acid)
    Beta-glucan
    Coffea arabica (coffee) seed extract
    Lecithin
    Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract
    Xanthan gum
    Potassium sorbate
    Citrus aurantium amara (neroli) flower oil
    Lavandula hybrida (lavender) oil
    Phenethyl alcohol***
    Ethylhexylglycerin***
    Iron oxides
    Mica
    Titanium dioxide (for pigment)
    * organic
    ** Ecocert
    ** Ecocert, paraben-free

    thanks! you’re posts have been so helpful!
    best xo

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 18, 2019 / 12:29 pm

      Looks ok to me!

  26. mills
    January 18, 2019 / 10:04 am

    Is this Thrice Causemetics Overnight Mask safe during pregnancy?

    Water/Aqua, Glycerin, Propanediol, Butylene Glycol, Squalane, Dimethicone, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Glyceryl Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, PEG-100 Stearate, Lecithin, Rosa Canina Seed Extract, Hydroxyacetophenone, Panthenol, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Evodia Rutaecarpa Fruit Extract, Lactic Acid, Menthone Glycerin Acetal, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Melatonin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Limonene, Glycolic Acid, Glabridin, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Citric Acid, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, t-Butyl Alcohol, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Malic Acid, Tartaric Acid, Linalool, Citronellol, Citral

    May Contain (+/-): Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Mica CI 77019

    thank you!

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 18, 2019 / 12:23 pm

      No, it has licorice root and glycolic and malic acids. I would avoid during pregnancy but it’s ok for nursing.

  27. Cat
    January 19, 2019 / 9:37 am

    Hi Doctor,

    Can you please tell me if the following is safe to use during pregnancy? Thanks so much!

    1. Cover fx natural finish foundation

    Ingredients
    Water, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isohexadecane, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Diethylhexyl Carbonate, Glycerin, Erythritol, Dimethicone, Squalane, Tribehenin, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Triacontanyl PVP, Ethyl Linoleate, Ethyl Linolenate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Ethyl Oleate, Magnesium Sulfate, Tocopherol, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Stearoyl Stearate, Bisabolol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Lauroyl Lysine, Sorbitol/Sebacic Acid Copolymer Behenate, Disodium EDTA, Phytosphingosine, Xanthan Gum, Homarine HCl and Tetrapeptide-21. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Chromium Oxide Green (CI 77288).

    2. Lise watier sun smart universal uv shield spf 30

    Ingrédients Actifs/Active Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 4.55%, Zinc Oxide 3.5%Ingrédients Inactifs/Inactive Ingredients: Cyclopentasiloxane, Isododecane, Polysilicone-11, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Hexyl Laurate, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Stearic Acid, Alumina.

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 19, 2019 / 12:52 pm

      Both are fine

  28. Amanda M.
    January 19, 2019 / 11:02 pm

    Hi doctor, can I please ask if Civenchy photo perfexion foundation is safe for pregnancy even it says 100% natural complexion. Thanks so very much!!!!!

    GIVENCHY PHOTO PERFEXION FLUID FOUNDATION SPF 20 PERFECT VANILLA TINT 4 – titanium dioxide, octinoxate liquid
    LVMH Fragrance Brands
    Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.
    ———-
    Givenchy Photo Perfexion Fluid Foundation SPF 20 Perfect Vanilla Tint 4
    ACTIVE INGREDIENTS:
    TITAINIUM DIOXIDE: 3.16% OCTINOXATE (ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE): 2.997%
    Purpose
    Sunscreen
    OTHER INGREDIENTS:
    AQUA (WATER), CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE, ISODECYL NEOPENTANOATE, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, SACCHAROMYCES/XYLINUM BLACK TEA FERMENT, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, SILICA, CYCLOHEXASILOXANE, ACRYLATES / DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER, BUTYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE / DICAPRATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, STEARIC ACID, SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE, DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, ALUMINA, GLYCERIN, SODIUM MYRISTOYL GLUTAMATE, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, LECITHIN, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), DIMETHICONE, SODIUM CITRATE, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, CITRIC ACID, DISODIUM DISTYRYLBIPHENYL DISULFONATE, ARTEMISIA CAPILLARIS FLOWER EXTRACT, BHT, POTASSIUM SORBATE, GERANIOL, BIOTIN. [+/- MAY CONTAIN : CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE),
    CI 77491 – CI 77492 – CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES), MICA].

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 21, 2019 / 12:39 pm

      I would avoid this due to the chemical sunscreen

  29. Jocelyn
    January 20, 2019 / 8:42 pm

    Hello! You are awesome! Thanks for all this great info! Just curious to see if the Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood flawless filter was ok to use? :
    Aqua/Water/Eau, Hydrogenated Didecene, Mica, Glycerin, Propanediol, Squalane, Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone, Isoamyl Laurate, Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer, Sodium Chloride, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydroxyacetophenone, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Glycosaminoglycans, Hoya Lacunosa Flower Extract, [May Contain/Peut Contenir (+/-): Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891).

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 21, 2019 / 12:29 pm

      Looks ok

  30. Victoria
    January 21, 2019 / 12:23 pm

    Hello, I cannot thank you enough for doing this! I’ve been using your skincare and makeup guides throughout my pregnancy! I know this foundation is NOT pregnancy safe, but I’ll be having my baby very soon. Was wondering if this foundation is nursing safe!

    L’Oreal Infallible Pro Glow Foundation:

    Active: Octinoxate 3.01%. Inactive: Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Alcohol Denat., Phenyl Trimethicone, Glycerin, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Bis-PEG / PPG-14 / 14 Dimethicone, Dimethicone, Magnesium Sulfate, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Talc, Silica, PEG / PPG / Polybutylene Glycol-8 / 5 / 3 Glycerin, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Dimethicone / Polyglycerin-3 Crosspolymer, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Magnesium Stearate, Silica Silylate, Dipropylene Glycol, Alumina, BHT, Sodium Citrate, Tocopherol, Isopropyl Alcohol. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Bismuth Oxychloride.

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 21, 2019 / 12:28 pm

      Fine for nursing!

  31. January 21, 2019 / 7:13 pm

    PHYSICIANS FORMULA
    Organic Wear BB Cream

    ngredients

    Active: Titanium Dioxide 3.9%, Zinc Oxide 1.0%. Inactive: Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Water*, Simmodsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Dodecane, Titanium Dioxide, Glycerin+, Polyglyceryl-4 Diisostearate / Polyhydroxystearate / Sebacate, Lecithin*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Water*, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Beeswax*, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax*, Glycerin, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Sulfate, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract*, Xanthan Gum, Silica, Tocopherol, Water, Leuconostoc / Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Leuconostoc Ferment Filtrate, Fragrance. May Contain: Iron Oxides.

    Safe for pregnancy!!

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 21, 2019 / 8:15 pm

      No I would avoid due to the willow bark

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