Soreness and swollen feet are a few of the symptoms you experience during your nine months of pregnancy. Being pregnant takes a significant toll on your body and you sometimes you need a mini pampering session. Before you were pregnant, you could reach for any product you were open to trying, but now that you’re pregnant there are so many brands and products that you must avoid to keep yourself and your baby safe. Products that contain chemicals such as salicylic acid, glycolic acid, and benzoyl peroxide are a no-no and are harmful to the baby. If you’re not a label reader, we’ve rounded up five beauty products that are considered safe to use during pregnancy. *Disclaimer: Please keep in mind we are not medical professionals, and you should always consult your doctor with any questions.
Check out our top picks of pregnancy beauty products that are baby and mommy safe.
Honest Beauty Makeup Remover Wipes: Makeup or not; these wipes daily are perfect to remove oil and dirt from your skin after a long day.
Juice Beauty Moisturizer: Juice Beauty’s Moisturizer is ideal for all skin types and especially beneficial for skin showing the signs of aging including fine lines, wrinkles, and sun damage. It is formulated without parabens, petroleum, propylene or butylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfates, pesticides, phthalates, artificial dyes or synthetic fragrances.
True Botanicals Nourishing Cleanser: A nutrient-packed cleanser that thoroughly purifies without stripping the skin. Leaves skin hydrated and healthy. Formulated specifically for pregnancy.
What better way to battle stretch marks than with a product designed specifically for your pregnant belly? This product is free of parabens and contains no artificial fragrance. Its natural-occurring scent is light so it won’t aggravate morning sickness. It is made with organic ingredients so you can feel good about slathering it all over your belly, and it has been dermatologist tested to make sure it does not irritate.
Pregnancy hormones can rob your skin of oil and elasticity, which can lead to dry, flaky skin. Dryness can also lead to stretch marks. Dermalogica Ultrarich Body Cream contains hyaluronic acid and pro-Vitamin B5 to help relieve extra-dry, aggravated skin. This body cream is also fragrance-free – perfect to use during pregnancy if certain smells trigger your nausea.