Pregnancy can truly be a beautiful thing. From the excitement of welcoming a new member of the family to fulfilling your dreams of becoming an awesome mom, pregnancy can give you a feeling like no other. That being said, there are many things that you have to be cautious during your pregnancy, and that includes what beauty products you use. That's why knowing what chemicals in beauty products to avoid when pregnant is essential to ensuring that you have the safest pregnancy possible.
Many of my friends and family members have gone through pregnancy, and had to alter their daily living because of it. But I didn't realize that beauty products were a part of that alteration. It wasn't until my sister became pregnant with my niece in 2013, that I began researching all of the things that she should be eliminating from of her regimen. Though she was the one to figure out what foods she should take out, after I told her about certain things she shouldn't be using for her hair or skin, she was able to knock down the risks of her pregnancy even more.
So, if you or someone you know is a beauty maven with a baby on the way, here are 11 chemicals to steer clear of throughout the pregnancy.