Amongst one of the many lifestyle changes that accompany pregnancy is the switch to a pregnancy-friendly skincare routine. While pregnancy glow is definitely a thing, there are other skincare concerns that accompany those nine months. Melasma and acne are some of the most common. Then there’s the fact that certain ingredients that may be best to avoid for the next nine months. Such ingredients include Retinoids, high-doses of Salicylic Acid, Hydroquinone, Phthalates, Formaldehyde, and Chemical Sunscreens.
Keep in mind that it’s best to check in with your doctor before adding new products to your pregnancy skincare routine. But we’ve rounded up a few pregnancy-safe skincare products that you should know about to get you started.