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Pregnancy Safe Skincare and Makeup from MAC

Pregnancy Safe Skincare and Makeup from MAC

Pregnancy safe beauty 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. Also be sure to check out this post on pregnancy safe makeup.

Here you’ll find every pregnancy safe skincare and makeup product from MAC as of 4/19/2019. 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.

I have included makeup in this post as I am frequently asked about MAC makeup. I’ve gone through the MAC website, where they organize everything by finish, so for your favorite lipstick, look for the correct finish. Please refer to my post on pregnancy safe makeup, where I explain why you don’t need to worry about your mascara, powders, eyeliners, brow products, etc. I do not review these products.

How to Request a Product Review

I try to review all of the products that I can when I publish a list. Note, I am in the US and I only have access to US products. Please don’t be rude if I skipped your favorite cleanser, when items are out of stock sometimes they aren’t on the brand’s site, or maybe you are in Asia and I am in the US.

I reserve the comments on each post for reviews of product from that brand, this makes it easier for others to find products later. Please only ask about MAC on this post, I will delete other product questions. You can find other brands here. If your brand is not included, please ask on the brand list post.

Pregnancy Safe Products from MAC

Alcohol Base Mixing Medium
Amplified Lipstick
Chromaline
Cleanse Off Oil
Cleanse Off Oil Tranquil
Clear Gloss
Cream Colour Base
Cremesheen Glass Lipgloss
Cremesheen Lipstick
Dazzle Drops
Dazzleglass Lipgloss
Dazzleshadow Liquid
Face & Body Mixing Medium
Frost Lipstick
Gently Off Wipes + Micellar Water
Grand Illusion Glossy Liquid Lipcolour
Lightful C + Coral Grass Cleanser
Lightful C + Coral Grass Moisture Cream
Lightful C + Coral Grass Vibrancy Eye Cream
Lip Erase
Lip Scrubtious
Lip Pencil
Lipglass Clear
Lipglass Lipgloss
LipMix
LipMix Gloss
LipMix Satin
Liptensity Lip Pencil
Liptensity Lipstick
Matte
Matte Lipstick
Mineralize Reset & Revive Mask
Mineralize Volcanic Ash Exfoliator
Mixing Medium Eyeliner
Mixing Medium Lash
Mixing Medium Matte
Mixing Medium Shine
Next to Nothing Face Colour
Patentpolish Lip Pencil
Plenty of Pout Plumping Lipgloss
Powder Kiss Lipstick
Prep + Prime Essential Oils Grapefruit & Chamomile
Prep + Prime Essential Oils Stick
Prep + Prime Fix+: Coconut, Original, Lavender, Rose
Prep + Prime Fix+ Matte
Prep + Prime Fix+ Shimmer
Prep + Prime Highlighter
Prep + Prime Lip
Prep + Prime Pore Refiner Stick
Prep + Prime Skin
Pro Longwear Concealer
Pro Longwear Foundation
Pro Longwear Lip Pencil
Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation
Pro Longwear Paint Pot
Retro Matte Lipstick
Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour
Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallic
Satin Lipstick
Select Moisturecover Concealer
Strobe Body Lotion
Strobe Cream
Studio Chromagraphic Pencil
Studio Conceal and Correct Duo
Studio Eye Gloss
Studio Face and Body Foundation
Studio Fix 24-Hour Smooth Wear Concealer
Studio Fix Perfecting Stick
Studio Moisture Cream
Studio Waterweight Concealer
Tendertalk Lip Balm
Versicolour Varnish Cream Lip Stain
Viva Glam I, II, III Lipstick
Wipes

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

Prep + Prime 24 Hour Extend Eye Base: Licorice Root
Lightful C + Coral Grass Softening Lotion Spray: Licorice Root
Lightful C + Coral Grass Tinted Cream SPF 30 with Radiance Booster: Licorice Root, Chemical Sunscreens
Lustre Lipstick: Chemical Sunscreen (Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate)
Matchmaster SPF 15 Foundation: Chemical Sunscreens
Mineralize Charged Water Moisturizer: Salicylic Acid
Mineralize Concealer: Licorice Root
Mineralize Moisture SPF 15 Foundation: Chemical Sunscreens
Mineralize Timecheck Lotion: Salicylic Acid
Prep + Prime BB Beauty Balm SPF 35: Chemical Sunscreen, Salicylate
Prep + Prime Face Protect Lotion SPF 50: Chemical Sunscreens, Salicylate
Prep + Prime Moisture Infusion: Licorice Root
Prep + Prime Natural Radiance: Willow Bark (Salicylate)
Prep + Prime Skin Refined Zone: Salicylic Acid
Studio Finish SPF 35 Concealer: Chemical Sunscreens
Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15 Foundation: Chemical Sunscreens
Studio Sculpt SPF 15 Foundation: Chemical Sunscreens
Studio Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation: Chemical Sunscreens
Viva Glam V, VI Lipstick: Chemical Sunscreen (Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate)

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.

Fast Response Eye Cream: Retinoid
Lip Conditioner: Licorice Root, Retinoid
Mixing Medium Gel: Retinoid

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61 Comments

  1. 4.22.19
    BV said:

    Hi is the

    mac studio fix powder plus foundation pregnancy safe?

    Ingredients:
    Talc, Silica, Isostearyl Palmitate, Methicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol. +/- Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288), Ultramarines (CI 77007)].

    • 4.22.19
      15mins said:

      It’s a powder, so you don’t need to worry about it. It’s already mentioned in the post, but I’ve just bolded it.

  2. 5.20.19
    NUR SYAHIRAH BINTI MD NASIR said:

    Hi I want to ask. Can you add on Hada Labo skincares that good and bad for pregnant mom. Thank you.

    • 5.20.19
      15mins said:

      It’s on my to do list already

  3. 5.31.19
    Lulu G said:

    Hi Dr. Christine,

    Could you pls review this mac palette for me? thank you so much 🙂 appreciate your replies in the other threads as well!

    MAC PRO conceal and correct palette

    Ingredients:
    Octyldodecanol , Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate , Synthetic Beeswax , Polyethylene , Silica , Tocopheryl Acetate , Lecithin , Microcrystalline Wax\Cera Microcristallina\Cire Microcristalline , Triethoxycaprylylsilane , Pvp/Hexadecene Copolymer , Caprylyl Glycol , Ascorbyl Palmitate , [+/- Mica , Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891) , Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499) , Blue 1 (Ci 42090) , Carmine (Ci 75470) , Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288) , Red 6 (Ci 15850) , Red 7 (Ci 15850) , Red 28 (Ci 45410) , Red 30 (Ci 73360) , Red 33 (Ci 17200) , Ultramarines (Ci 77007) , Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)]

    • 5.31.19
      15mins said:

      This is ok

  4. 6.26.19
    Mackenzie said:

    Hi!

    For items like “matte lipstick”, “satin lipstick” and “retro matte lipstick”, etc. does that mean that all colour options in these lipsticks are safe? (as opposed to the ones that pop us as the option when you click the item and are taken to the website)

    Thanks so much, you’re the best.

    • 6.26.19
      15mins said:

      Yes, all of the color options. I sat there for forever and clicked and checked every single one, and it was time consuming but super amazing 🙂

  5. 7.18.19
    zsus said:

    Hi, I was wondering about Mac Bronzing powder? Thank you so much!!!!

  6. 7.19.19
    Tory said:

    Hi Dr. Christine,

    Is the COOLA Mineral Sun Silk Crème SPF 30 safe to use? The ingredients are:

    15.0% Non-Nano Zinc Oxide: Broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection.
    -Full Spectrum 360° Complex: A proprietary blend of supercharged antioxidants that help mitigate the skin damage from exposure to blue light, infrared, and pollution.
    -Niacinamide: Helps soothe and soften skin while supporting moisture retention.

    Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 15.0 % (Sunscreen).

    Inactive Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Didecyldimonium Chloride, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Jasminum Sambac Leaf Cell Extract, Methylpropanediol, Niacinamide, PEG-7 Trimethylolpropane Coconut Ether, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Polyisobutene, Polyquaternium-80, Propanediol, Schinus Molle Extract, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Extract.

    Thank you!

  7. 7.23.19
    Bethany Cooper said:

    What about the MAC strobe cream?

    Water / Aqua / Eau, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl Ricinoleate, Glyceryl Distearate, Trisiloxane, Glyceryl Stearate Se, Cholesterol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Steareth-10, Cetyl Esters, Cetyl Alcohol, Silica, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Morus Bombycis (Mulberry) Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Panthenol, Ceramide Ng, Xanthan Gum, Sucrose, Glycerin, Cyanocobalamin, Tin Oxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Hexylene Glycol, Polysorbate 80, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Sulfite, Sodium Metabisulfite, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Linoleic Acid, Isohexadecane, Citric Acid, Fragrance (Parfum), EDTA, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 4 (CI 14700).

    • 7.24.19
      15mins said:

      Strobe cream is already listed above under pregnancy safe

  8. 8.4.19
    Joy said:

    Hi mac bb cream is not safe for pregnancy because of benzophenone? I have been using it in my whole first trimester till 5 months because according to mac make up staff in the mall its safe for the pregnancy
    Thank for the reply

    • 8.4.19
      15mins said:

      That’s just one of the chemical sunscreens in the formulation, there are a couple (Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate is another). There are also salicylates, which is the aspirin family. It’s recommended to avoid all salicylates while pregnant, my OB included the entire class of chemicals on the “to avoid” list.

      • 3.7.20
        Tara said:

        Hi.
        Sorry can I please ask bio-oil contained Salicylate. So that is not safe too?

        Thank you

        • 3.7.20
          15mins said:

          Bio-Oil has salicylate and retinoid, it isn’t safe.

  9. 9.4.19
    nana said:

    Hi, Thanks for the comprehensive list. Do you also check if products contain lead? I know it’s not listed in the ingredients but I saw on FDA website there are lots of lipsticks containing lead e.g. MAC Amplified in a lot of shades are listed there, but here you have it in safe for pregnancy. Looking forward to your feedback. Thanks!

    • 9.4.19
      15mins said:

      I don’t include lead in my usual screening. Lead sounds scary but it is found everywhere in the environment around us and it does end up in products. As the FDA hasn’t pulled products from the market and we don’t say to avoid topical use, which is a much lower level of exposure than you’d get from drinking grape or apple juice for example.

      • 10.31.19
        Donina Lafuente said:

        Hi! Is it safe to use MAC Studio Perfect SPF 50 Hydrating Cushion for pregnant women?

        Thank you!

        • 11.1.19
          15mins said:

          Do you have an ingredient list?

  10. 9.18.19
    KPH said:

    Hi thank you for the time you spend on this, your guide is SO helpful!! Could I ask your help to check if this MAC product (which is sold in Asia) is safe to use while pregnant?

    Product name: MAC Lightful C Plus Coral Grass Tinted Primer SPF45
    https://www.sephora.sg/products/mac-cosmetics-lightful-c-plus-coral-grass-tinted-primer-spf45-slash-pa-plus-plus-plus-plus

    Ingredient list (found on another site as wasn’t listed on MAC site):
    Water, Dimethicone, Titanium Dioxide, Butyloctyl Salicylate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Zinc Oxide, Methyl Trimethicone, Isononyl Isononanoate, Diethylhexyl Succinate, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Butylene Glycol, Dipentaerythrityl Tri-Polyhydroxystearate, Lauryl PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Silica, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Sodium Hyaluronate, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Squalane, Algae Extract, Hordeum Distichon (Barley) Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Bran Extract, Oak Root Extract, Pearl Extract, Chrysanthemum Parthenium (Feverfew) Extract, Gentiana Lutea Root Extract, Dimethicone Crosspolymer-3, Sodium Carrageenan, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Hydroxyapatite, Glyceryl Undecyl Dimethicone, PEG-Crosspolymer, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Sodium Hydroxide, Dimethicone Silylate, Caprylyl Glycol, Dipropylene Glycol, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Isostearic Acid, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer, Fragrance, Triethanolamine, Phenoxyethanol, Iron Oxides

    THANK YOU!!

    • 9.18.19
      15mins said:

      I would avoid this while pregnant due to the salicylate. Ok for nursing

  11. 9.29.19
    Berenice said:

    Hi. I know you mentioned that eyeliners are safe since they’re wax and skin doesn’t absorb. But i’m currently using liquid eyeliner; MAC’s Liquidlast Waterpoof Liner. Can you please review this product for me. Here are the ingredients. Thank you so much!

    Ingredients: Isododecane, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sorbitan Tristearate, Silica, Propylene Carbonate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tin Oxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phytosteryl Isostearate, Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Glycerides, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)]

    • 9.29.19
      15mins said:

      These ingredients are fine. Liquid liners actually form a film over the skin and also aren’t absorbed.

  12. 1.13.20
    Jojo said:

    Hi doc, why is mac studio finish spf 35 not safe for pregnancy? Bad ingredient is not listed like other products so I’m wondering why. Thank you so much.

    • 1.13.20
      15mins said:

      It has chemical sunscreens

      • 1.27.20
        Jojo said:

        Oh no. Ive been using this concealer like 3x / week. Is everything gonna be okay? Im switching to safe concealers mentioned in your blog. Thank you doc.

  13. 2.16.20
    Amy said:

    Hi Doctor

    When I open the link for Retro Matte Lipstick, the page shows one color that is Ruby Woo. Does this mean only this color is fine or other colors are safe too?

    My second question is that the link for “Pro Longwear Lip Pencil” doesn’t show any lip pencil on Mac page, only a general Mac page opens in that link. Why is it so? is it still safe?

    • 2.16.20
      15mins said:

      I screened all of the colors of the products, so all of the lipsticks, all of the lipliners, etc. They may have changed the link, but all of the pro longwear lip pencils are also ok. They just redirected the page.

      • 2.18.20
        Amy said:

        Thanks very much!

  14. 2.19.20
    Holley Anderson said:

    I just want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. This is an absolute blessing to so many ( & many wee ones to be ), a beautiful gift. I have felt so happy to be able to share your site with many friends, who in turn do the same. It can be so confusing to navigate all of the brands & products on your own – I want to thank you for this wonderful gift you created. So many of us are very thankful for your insight, time, & expertise, this is invaluable.

  15. 4.1.20
    Meily said:

    Dear dr
    Can u help check this ingredient of Mac lipstick , thank u very much :
    INGREDIENTS
    Ingredients: Polybutene, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polyethylene, Microcrystalline Wax\Cera Microcristallina\Cire Microcristalline, Tocopheryl Acetate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Litchi Chinensis Fruit Extract, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Vanillin, Bht, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Carmine (Ci 75470), Copper Powder (Ci 77400), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Red 28 (Ci 45410), Red 30 (Ci 73360), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 22 Lake (Ci 45380), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985)]

    • 4.1.20
      15mins said:

      THis is fine. Note for all of their formulations I went through EVERY shade. They’re all listed above.

  16. 6.3.20
    Sara edwards said:

    Could you please check Mineralise skin finish powder:

    Ingredients: Mica, Talc, Nylon-12, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Yeast Extract\Faex\Extrait De Levure, Lauroyl Lysine, Isohexadecane, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Glyceryl Ethylhexanoate/Stearate/Adipate, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Polysorbate 20, Polysorbate 80, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide, Silica, Sorbitan Stearate, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, [+/- Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Aluminum Powder (Ci 77000), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Carmine (Ci 75470), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Copper Powder (Ci 77400), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985)]

  17. 6.3.20
    Cass said:

    Hi is this Mac Studio Waterweight concealer safe?

    Ingredients
    Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Isododecane, Hydrogenated Didecene, Hydrogenated Polycyclopentadiene, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Protein, Glycerin, Water\Aqua\Eau, 1,2-Hexanediol, Silica, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Xanthan Gum, Calcium Chloride, Hydrogenated Styrene/ Isoprene Copolymer, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Caprylyl Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Polyglutamic Acid, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288)]

    Thank you very much for your time, I really appreciate it 🙂

    • 6.3.20
      15mins said:

      Looks fine

  18. 7.3.20
    Kate said:

    New product part of the cream sheen range but know they update their products regularly – please can you tell me if this is ok?

    Thanks

    Ingredients: Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax\Candelilla Cera\Cire De Candelilla, Pvp/Hexadecene Copolymer, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Diisostearyl Malate, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Polybutene, Cetyl Lactate, Synthetic Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Bran) Extract, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax\Cera Carnauba\Cire De Carnauba, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Ceramide 3, Cholesterol, Beeswax\Cera Alba\Cire D’Abeille, Octyldodecanol, Synthetic Beeswax, Potassium Sulfate, Alumina, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Tin Oxide, Silica, Oleic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate, Vanillin, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985)]

    • 7.4.20
      Christine said:

      Looks ok for pregnancy and nursing

  19. 7.9.20
    TAITA VLAKOFF said:

    Omg! You are definitely amazing.
    I’m so calm after reading your posts. I was so afraid to not use all mu makeup products because de pregnancy. Thank you for exist and for be so clarifying.

  20. 7.9.20
    Teta Moniaga said:

    Hello doc,
    What about MAC studio fix powder and foundation?

    The ingredients are: Talc, Silica, Isostearyl Palmitate, Methicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288), Ultramarines (CI 77007).

    Is it safe for pregnant women? Thank you

    • 7.9.20
      Christine said:

      As stated in the post above, you don’t need to worry about powders and I do not review these.
      Pregnancy Safe Makeup

  21. 7.29.20
    Ranjana Pandey said:

    Hello doc. Many doc say glycolic acid and willow bark is safe in pregnancy. I am pretty confused,. Pls help…

    • 7.29.20
      Christine said:

      In the US willow bark is considered a salicylate and uniformly it is advised to avoid it. Glycolic acid is more controversial. You’re in India, so they may look at the data differently, but in the US neither are considered definitely safe. More info here: skincare ingredients to avoid during pregnancy

  22. 8.16.20
    Stephanie said:

    Hi, May I know MINERALIZE SKINFINISH NATURAL can be use for pregnancy ?

    • 8.16.20
      Christine said:

      I have currently reviewed all products in this brand that I can. If I have not reviewed your products, I require a full ingredient list to review your product, more info here:
      why I need an ingredient list to comment on product safety

      • 11.3.20
        Pauline said:

        Hi, I’d like to know if Mineralized Skinfinish Natural is pregnancy safe please? Thanks!
        Ingredients: Mica, Talc, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Palmitate, Polysorbate 20, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Yeast Extract\Faex\Extrait De Levure, Lauroyl Lysine, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985)]

        • 11.4.20
          Christine said:

          This is a powder, which you don’t need to worry about. Please read above in the post about which products you need to worry about.

  23. 9.23.20
    Anh Do said:

    Hi Doctor, can you help me check on this?
    STUDIO FIX SOFT MATTE FOUNDATION STICK
    Octyldodecanol, Polyethylene, Isohexadecane, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Phenyl Trimethicone, Aluminum Hydroxide, Arachidyl Propionate, Vp/Hexadecene Copolymer, Microcrystalline Wax\Cera Microcristallina\Cire Microcristalline, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Lauroyl Lysine, Caprylyl Glycol, Propionic Acid, Tocopherol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 27 (Ci 45410), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985)]

    Thank you so much

    • 9.23.20
      Christine said:

      Looks ok for pregnancy and nursing

  24. 10.13.20
    Rahmah said:

    Hi, mac just launch fix + magic radiance mist.

    Here is the ingredients :

    Ingredients: Water\Aqua\Eau, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Arginine, Caffeine, Rosa Rubiginosa (Rose Hip) Seed Oil, Porphyra Yezoensis (Algae) Extract, Gentiana Lutea (Gentian) Root Extract, Palmaria Palmata Extract, Algae Extract, Yeast Extract\Faex\Extrait De Levure, Hydrolyzed Rice Bran Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Sodium Polyaspartate, Silk Powder\Serica\Poudre De Soie, Phospholipids, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Salicylic Acid, Trehalose, Tourmaline, Jojoba Wax Peg-120 Esters, Potassium Hydroxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Hydroxyethyl Urea, Fragrance (Parfum), Limonene, Bht, Disodium Edta, Sodium Citrate, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Chlorphenesin, Sodium Benzoate.

    Is it safe during pregnancy?

    Thanks

    • 10.14.20
      Christine said:

      This has licorice root and salicylic acid. Ok for nursing but avoid in pregnancy.

  25. 10.14.20
    claire said:

    Is Mac Complete Comfort Creme safe to use? Ingredients: Water\Aqua\Eau, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Cetyl Esters, Caprylic/Capric/Myristic/Stearic Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Myristyl Myristate, Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui) Seed Oil, Polyperfluoromethylisopropyl Ether, Isononyl Isononanoate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Lecithin, Squalane, Hypnea Musciformis (Algae) Extract, Gellidiela Acerosa (Algae) Extract, Algae Extract, Cola Nitida (Kola) Seed Extract, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Selaginella Tamariscina (Spike Moss) Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract\Extrait D’Orge, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract, Macrocystis Pyrifera (Kelp) Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Peel Extract, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Fruit Juice, Asparagopsis Armata Extract, Yeast Extract\Faex\Extrait De Levure, Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Acetyl Glucosamine, Myristyl Laurate, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Peg-10 Dimethicone, Sorbitol, Propylene Glycol Laurate, Phytosphingosine, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Glycine, Sucrose, Cyclodextrin, Carbomer, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Polysorbate 20, Sorbitan Laurate, Sodium Acrylates/Acrylonitrogens Copolymer, Citric Acid, Linolenic Acid, Linoleic Acid, Polyglyceryl-10 Pentastearate, Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Peg-100 Stearate, Behenyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol Stearate, Sodium Hydroxide, Myristyl Alcohol, Fragrance (Parfum), Ethylbisiminomethylguaiacol Manganese Chloride, Disodium Edta, Phenoxyethanol, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499)
    Thanks in advance!

    • 10.14.20
      Christine said:

      This is fine for pregnancy and nursing

  26. 10.25.20
    Jen said:

    Hi doc! Just wondering if the lustre lipstick from MAC is still unsafe to use since you posted this list?…

    Ingredients are:

    Ingredients: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax\Candelilla Cera\Cire De Candelilla, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Pvp/Hexadecene Copolymer, Polyethylene, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Cetyl Acetate, Lanolin Oil, Cetyl Lactate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Hydrogenated Polydecene, Beeswax\Cera Alba\Cire D’Abeille, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Ceramide 3, Synthetic Wax, Synthetic Beeswax, Silica, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Alumina, Tin Oxide, Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Vanillin, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Carmine (Ci 75470), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Red 6 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Red 21 (Ci 45380), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Red 33 Lake (Ci 17200), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985)]

    Thanks so much!

    • 10.25.20
      Christine said:

      This has a chemical sunscreen (Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate) ok for nursing but not pregnancy

      • 10.25.20
        Jen said:

        Oh dear, I have been using it while pregnant but will obviously stop now!!

        Thanks for confirming 🙂