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Pregnancy Safe Skincare from Drunk Elephant

What products from Drunk Elephant are safe to use while pregnant?

Pregnancy safe skincare 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 every pregnancy safe skincare product from Drunk Elephant as of 1/30/2019. 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.

Please note, it can take up to an hour to review the ingredient lists of each product. I review with my own list of pregnancy safe criteria. I obtain my ingredient lists from the brands and major retailers (typically Nordstrom and Sephora), and I review the US versions. Please do not ask me to re-review the same products over and over, I do not have the time to do so, and many people have been rude about this. For more brands, please head over to the list of pregnancy safe products.

Pregnancy Safe Products from Drunk Elephant

Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser
B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum
D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops
JuJu Bar
Lala Retro Whipped Cream
Lippe Balm
Pekee Bar
Shaba Complex Eye Serum
Umbra Sheer Physical Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30
Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30
Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil

Not Safe for Pregnancy, Ok for Nursing

C-Firma Day Serum: Licorice Root
C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream: Licorice Root
Protini Polypeptide Cream: Glycolic Acid
T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum: Salicylic Acid, Glycolic Acid
T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial: Glycolic Acid, Licorice Root, Salicylic 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.
A-Passioni Retinol Cream: Retinoid, Licorice Root


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15 Comments

  1. Gerhantari
    January 14, 2019 / 1:01 am

    Is C tango safe for pregant mom??

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 14, 2019 / 10:17 am

      I have reviewed the entire line, if your product isn’t listed above then it isn’t safe.

  2. Catherine
    January 15, 2019 / 12:05 pm

    Just curious what ingredient(s) in the C-Tango eye cream makes it unsafe during pregnancy. I really wanted to try it but was bummed to see that it’s not on the safe list. Thanks!

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 16, 2019 / 10:29 am

      Licorice root (Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate)

  3. Dana
    January 29, 2019 / 6:31 pm

    Is Drunk Elephant Protini moisturizer safe? Their site says it is, but I saw you did not list it here.

    • 15mins
      Author
      January 29, 2019 / 8:36 pm

      I have a stricter definition of pregnancy safe than Drunk Elephant.

  4. Eve
    February 10, 2019 / 9:03 pm

    Thanks for this list. 3 of my staple skincare products are on the not safe for pregnancy list. Going to switch back to CeraVe for now! Really thankful you put this list together.

    • 15mins
      Author
      February 11, 2019 / 11:02 am

      I hate when that happens! I hope you find products that work!

  5. Fran
    February 28, 2019 / 7:52 am

    Hello! So the Sukari baby facial is safe for nursing women? When I asked Drunk Elephant on their ig, they mentioned that it isnt, now I’m confused as I really would love to try it!

    • 15mins
      Author
      March 1, 2019 / 8:31 am

      I don’t know what their criteria are for nursing women, but I think it’s fine.

      • Neelam
        March 1, 2019 / 10:13 am

        Hello.. can Joken Creme bleach be used during breastfeeding.. the Ingredients being:

        CREME INGREDIENTS: WATER, HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, STEARYL STEARATE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, STEARIC ACID, STEARAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, PHOSPHORIC ACID

        ACCELERATOR: AMMONIUM BICARBONATE

        • 15mins
          Author
          March 1, 2019 / 1:08 pm

          It’s ok while nursing for sure

  6. S
    March 3, 2019 / 7:58 pm

    This is amazing you rock!

  7. Kiana
    March 11, 2019 / 8:07 pm

    Is the soybean extract safe in the protini while pregnant? I know eating a lot of soy isn’t reccomended but didn’t know how that translated to skincare

    • 15mins
      Author
      March 12, 2019 / 9:17 am

      I wouldn’t go crazy eating a lot of soy, but you’ll get a lot more exposure from eating 1 tofu cube than applying it topically for a year. Should be ok!

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