Do you check labels on beauty products before you buy or use a product? Checking food labels is one thing, but for some of us, reading the list of ingredients on the products we use for our hair, skin and nails, isn't even a thought. But what about when you're pregnant? Should you be reading the labels then? And if so, what should you be looking for? It's not just chemicals you have to worry about, as there are some natural ingredients to avoid in beauty products during pregnancy, too. If you're wondering what to avoid, keep reading.
The thought of sacrificing your beauty routine for nine months might seem like the end of the world, but luckily, there are plenty of safe and clean all-natural beauty products for pregnant moms out there. And better yet, they're pretty fabulous. Take Earth Mama Organics, which makes a deodorant that legit works in scents like calming lavender and bright citrus (among other items), or Hatch Mama Beauty, which offers upscale, clean beauty products for moms-to-be like a belly sheet mask. With options like these, there's no reason you need to sacrifice your self-care routine in the name of pregnancy. But how can you tell what's safe? The following natural ingredients should most likely be avoided for the next 9 months... and maybe even through breastfeeding.