The first is: water fuse ultimate hydro gel Water, Propanediol, Glycerin, Glycereth-26, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Niacinamide, Cyclopentasiloxane, 1,2-Hexanediol, Propylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Cetearyl Olivate, Polypropylsilsesquioxane, Sorbitan Olivate, Cyclohexasiloxane, Diisostearyl Malate, Tromethamine, Carbomer, Hydroxyacetophenone, PEG-2M, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Sucrose Distearate, Adenosine, Sodium Hyaluronate, Disodium EDTA, Butylene Glycol, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Amino Esters-1, Coptis Japonica Root Extract, Zinc Gluconate, Magnesium Aspartate, Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract, Solanum Melongena (Eggplant) Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Onsen-Sui, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Lawsonia Inermis (Henna) Extract, Copper Gluconate, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Boswellia Carterii Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Amyris Balsamifera Bark Oil, Maltodextrin, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Sodium Glycerophosphate,Sodium Lactate, Potassium Magnesium Aspartate, Polysorbate 20, Calcium Gluconate, Magnesium Gluconate, Caprylyl Glycol, Cinchona Succirubra Bark Extract, Abronia Villosa Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Psidium Guajava Leaf Extract, Rhodiola Rosea Root Extract, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid. Can you shed some light on this? I can’t find the reason why, but it seems to be general accepted as an ingredient to avoid. The retinoid, the chemical sunscreen and the salicylate in the spray. I was wondering if this Ducray serum is safe. I would review the patch with your doctor. Do you also have a list of skin care products that are safe for pregnant women? Hi Doctor, thank you so much for your posts! The hand sanitizer is ok too, though I would use it sparingly in the winter (unless you’re in the medical field) just to avoid super drying out your hands. Neither of the other products are safe. It is difficult to navigate through all the internet information! They’re pretty easy to avoid anyways. Just bought the Kiehl’s facial cleanser and super multi-corrective cream that was mentioned that are safe to use. Also, I am considering buying this expensive oil Phoenix Cell Regenerating Facial Oil from Herbivore. So, the official recommendation is to use with caution, but as it is found in your body anyways…. I’m loving your website! Your body makes lactic acid naturally, so you already can’t avoid it. Hi . 2. I want to take a collagen supplement that has hyaluronic acid in it as well. When to Worry? Iwhite aqua moisturizer whitening vita ( i heard their products are safe for pregnant woman ) But this are the ingredients. Not safe for pregnancy but ok for nursing. It has been working amazingly and is recommended to use for 14 days. The ingredients: Water, stearic acid, glycerin, isopropyl myristate, niacinimide, titanium dioxide, potassium hydroxide, dimethicone, ethlyhexyl, methoxycinnamate, cetanol, carbomer, bht, allantoin, tris citrate, ethlhexlglycerin, dimethicone crosspoltmer, citric acid, lactid acid, calcium pantothenate, sodium ascorbyl phosphate, citrus grandis, fruit extrac, pyridoxine hci, tocopheryl acecate, fragrance, phenoxyethanop, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate. I get asked a lot about Rosehip Oil as it is high in Vitamin A. 4) I have a big list of pregnancy safe skincare products, lots of moisturizing creams in there 5) Being safe and careful is good while pregnant, but you should know that your previous pregnancy with a chromosomal issue was not your fault, could not have been prevented and has nothing to do with anything you did. It’s almost always paired with the DHA. I’m still avoiding some products, I would like to know if it’s topical body use of Hyaluronic concentrate it’s safe for me? My own OB was anti-sunless tanning while pregnant, it was listed on all of the handouts I was given by the University Clinic, most clinics in the US will state to avoid sunless tanners while pregnant. Flower Primer: WATER, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, GLYCERIN, PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/VP COPOLYMER, BIS-LAURYL COCAMINOPROPYLAMINE/HDI/PEG-100 COPOLYMER, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CARBOMER, DIMETHICONOL, DISODIUM EDTA, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) EXTRACT, PHENOXYETHANOL, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, TOCOPHEROL, XANTHAN GUM, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, ISONONYL ISONONANOATE, ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE/STYRENE COPOLYMER, SORBITAN OLEATE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, MICA, IRON OXIDES. Sorry! 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. So I haven’t included any of the products from that line. I just did a medical literature search and there’s no data to support that. I would really appreciate you looking over this list of ingredients of this UK based company . I err on the side of caution and include it on my list of ingredients to avoid. Never mind found this post I was the one asking about retinyl palmitate and vitamin a palmitate but on another posting that I can’t find now ‍♀️ So sorry to bother you with a question you already answered thoroughly. I would caution you about all of those things. Innisfree (moisturizing mask) WATER, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, ALCOHOL, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, BIS-PEG-18 METHYL ETHER DIMETHYL SILANE, PEG-60 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, CARBOMER, SILICA, FRAGRANCE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, DISODIUM EDTA, PROPANEDIOL, SODIUM HYALURONATE, GLYCERIN, BACILLUS/SOYBEAN FERMENT EXTRACT, NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT, PRUNUS MUME FRUIT EXTRACT, LACTIC ACID, CITRIC ACID. And if we shouldn’t worry about shampoo, why worry about a facial cleanser, since you wash both of them off? This is a seriously common question when talking about Alpha Arbutin. Some brands are not as conservative as I am, to the point that I’ve heard of brands say even retinoids are safe to use, which the medical community uniformly says it is NOT safe. Is the concentration low enough that it should be ok or is there room for concern regardless of the dilution in products? Ingredients: Cyclopentasiloxane, Isododecane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethiconol, Cyclohexasiloxane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Parfum (Fragrance), Silica, Isoceteth-10, CI 77491 (Iron Oxides), CI 77492 (Iron Oxides), CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide). It is so generous of you to spend your time and expertise on this important topic. Would you review the ingredients to let me know if it’s ok? I waited until I entered my 2nd trimester before trying topical acne cleansers. Note that Alpha Arbutin is also in this category. Thank you again for these amazing posts!! Those are some whacky apple cells. Hi! 99.98% of the total of the ingredients are of natural origin, 93.3 % of the total ingredients proceed from Organic Farming), FACIAL CREAM INGREDIENTS: Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Glycol Distearate, Lactic Acid (L), Cetyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate (L), Tartaric Acid (L), Malic Acid (L), Ascorbic Acid (L), Phenyl t-Butylnitrone (Spin Trap), Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Glucuronolactone (D), Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Powder, Betula Alba Bark Extract, Tocotrienols, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Tocopherol (D-alpha), Peumus Boldus Leaf Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Alcohol, Benzyl Alcohol. This is so helpful, thank you! Thank you. , CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER WATER*, DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, GLYCERIN, CETEA¬RYL ALCOHOL, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), CETYL ALCOHOL, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT*, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (MARI¬GOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT*, SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FLOWER EXTRACT*, ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) SEED OIL*, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL*, BUTYROSPERMUM PAR¬KII (SHEA) BUTTER*, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PRUNUS DOMES¬TICA (PLUM) SEED OIL*, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN CERA (WAX), POTASSIUM PALMITOYL HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN, BENZYL ALCOHOL, CITRIC ACID, XANTHAN GUM, AQUA (WATER), POTAS¬SIUM SORBATE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, SODIUM BENZOATE. Hello doctor! I know it was hard to go through, and makes you treasure the baby you are currently pregnant with even more, and that is wonderful! I was wondering whether you have any advice re. Flower Highlighter- Talc, mica, caprylic/capric triglyceride, silica, nylon-12, magnesium stearate, dimethicone, boron nitride, isostearyl alcohol, mineral oil, phenoxyethanol, ethylhexylglycerin, caprylyl glycol, microcrystalline wax, paraffin, sodium dehydroacetate, tocopheryl acetate, sorbitan isostearate, calcium aluminum borosilicate, synthetic fluorphlogopite, calcium sodium borosilicate. -Bergamot Fruit Oil: Controls excessive sebum and reduces the appearance of pores. I am acting paranoid but really could do with your guidance. I have tried to research the different ingredients to figure out why it may or may not be a good thing but I’m struggling to find anything. If that makes sense. I am pregnancy and I am concerned about a high potency extract of ginseng and burdock root. CERA ALBA (BEESWAX). I think both are ok. Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, Isohexadecane, Niacinamide, Isopropyl Isostearate, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Nylon-12, Dimethicone, Panthenol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4, Sodium Peg-7 Olive Oil Carboxylate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ceratonia Siliqua (Carob) Fruit Extract, Stearyl Alcohol, Polyethylene, Cetyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Titanium Dioxide, Benzyl Alcohol, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Dimethiconol, Polyacrylamide, Fragrance, Peg-100 Stearate, Propylparaben, Cetearyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Alcohol, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Disodium Edta, Citric Acid, Stearic Acid, Palmitic Acid, C12-13 Pareth-3, Laureth-7, Sodium Hydroxide, Mica. Algenist GENIUS Liquid Collagen: Collagen, Water, Propanediol, Isononyl Isononanoate, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Betaine, Pentylene Glycol, Dextrin Palmitate, Collagen Amino Acids, Parachlorella Beijerinckii Exopolysaccharides, Chlorella Protothecoides Oil, Helichrysum Stoechas Extract, Cylindrotheca Fusiformis Extract, Niacinamide, Tocopherol, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Adenosine, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Leuconostoc / Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Palmitic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Carbomer, Sodium Lactate, Amodimethicone, Homosalate, Polysorbate 20, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Octocrylene, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance, Limonene, Beta-Carotene (CI 75130). I’ve been using this serum for 10 days or so for my skin. I have a post on pregnancy safe products from The Ordinary. i just bought some products and am wondering if i should return them or use them! Topical use is very different then ingestion. 22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology. Water (Aqua), Methylpropanediol (hydration), Glycolic Acid (alpha hydroxy acid/exfoliant), Butylene Glycol (hydration), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (antioxidant), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Juice (hydration/skin-soothing), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate (skin-soothing), Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract (skin-soothing), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract (antioxidant), Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root Extract (skin-soothing), Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract (skin-soothing), Borago Officinalis (Borage) Extract (antioxidants), Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract (antioxidants), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (skin-soothing), Lamium Album (White Nettle) Flower Extract (antioxidant), Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract (skin-soothing), Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract (skin-soothing), Ulmus Fulva (Slippery Elm) Bark Extract (skin-soothing), Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Allantoin (skin-soothing), Propylene Glycol (solvent), Tetrasodium EDTA (stabilizer), Phenoxyethanol (preservative). 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