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Pregnancy Safe Daily Moisturizers with SPF

What daily moisturizer with SPF is safe to use while pregnant?

You may have noticed I have a ton of posts added to my pregnancy safe beauty series lately. I am overwhelmed with emails and comments daily from readers asking me to review their favorite products or suggest a pregnancy safe product.

I was asked recently on the Pregnancy Safe Sunscreen and BB Cream post for my favorite pregnancy safe moisturizers with sunscreen. I was like…. there’s like 15 in this list. But really, those are sunscreens that you would layer over other products. A one step sunscreen in your morning moisturizer is much more my speed.

I searched around and it is actually very difficult to find a pregnancy safe moisturizer with sunscreen. This is primarily because purely mineral based sunscreens are hard to find in a lotion, they tend to give the skin a white cast. (You can read about why I think you need to avoid chemical sunscreens during pregnancy.) I did manage to find some, note the product I used while pregnant has been reformulated. I have tried the Burt’s Bees and the Aveeno here, both are good and lightweight.

Dr. Jart Cicapair ™ Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30, more pregnancy safe Dr. Jart products

Acure Radically Rejuvenating Day Cream Facial Moisturizers – SPF 30

Neutrogena Healthy Defense® Daily Moisturizer with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50-Sensitive Skin: Be very careful purchasing this product. There are several very similar appearing products (1 with Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, which is a chemical sunscreen), and another with even more chemical sunscreens. I would buy directly from Neutrogena and check the ingredient list.

Aveeno Ultra-Calming Fragrance-Free Daily Facial Moisturizer for Sensitive, Dry Skin with SPF 30

Burt’s Bees Renewal Day Lotion SPF 30

Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester Photo-Brightening Moisturizer SPF 30

Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Daily Moisturizing Lotion SPF30

Josie Maran Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 47

Also Safe:

Kypris Pot of Shade Heliotropic Treatment Primer SPF 30: This appears to be a moisturizing primer, not as much of a regular moisturizer, but I wasn’t 100% sure based upon descriptions I found online.

Neutrogena® Naturals Brightening Daily Moisturizer with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 25: Similar to the other Neutrogena product, there are several very similar products. Compare labels very closely after purchase, I would only buy from Neutrogena online.

Please note I will not answer questions on this post regarding product safety. Please head to the big list of pregnancy safe skincare products post and find your specific brand there.

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  1. Christian Morales
    February 4, 2019 / 2:10 am

    I thought that supplements and medicine has sensitive to pregnant women because they are all in-take a pill. Also, the beauty products like lotion and sun block cream has sensitive pregnant women. Since these beauty products are external use my question is:

    How sensitive these beauty products to pregnant womens? Kindly enlighten me please.

    • 15mins
      February 4, 2019 / 9:30 am

      I don’t understand your question?

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