9 Best Beauty Products for Pregnant Women
Check out the beauty products that are not only safe for mommies-to-be, but help with everything from stretch marks to acne
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And not to be Debbie Downer or to join the group of people preaching about what items you should shy away from while you're pregnant, but we do want to help you play it safe by sharing the top eight no-no ingredients for pregnant women, and which beauty products they're typically found in, so check out your beauty stash and put items containing these aside until after the baby is born (and feel free to kiss some of these ingredients goodbye for good):
No.1: Retinoids -- found in prescription treatments for acne and wrinkles
No. 2: Phthalates -- found in nail/cuticle treatments, lipstick, anti-aging products and fragrance
No. 3: Parabens -- found in moisturizer, shampoo, conditioner, anti-aging products, sunscreens, astringent/toner and makeup
No. 4: Fragrances -- found in just about everything from moisturizer, perfume and lipstick to self-tanner and deodorant
No. 5: Toluene -- found in nail products
No. 6: Formaldehyde -- found in nail-strengthening and cuticle treatments, hair color/bleaching and styling gel/lotion
No. 7: P-phenylenediamine -- found in hair color/bleaching, hairspray, shampoo and conditioner
No. 8: Oxybenzone -- found in sunscreen
And now, here the products you should replace those items with. According to our readers these are the best beauty products for mommies-to-be.
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