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Pregnancy Safe Skincare Products and Treatments

Posted by Silk Touch Cosmetic Surgery on Jan 20, 2022 12:00:00 AM

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For many expectant mothers, a big concern is often “is this safe for my baby?” When it comes to skincare or medspa treatments, women are typically limited in what is safe during pregnancy. Doing your research is important, and with the right guidance from a skin care professional, you can find a variety of products that can be beneficial and safe for your skin both during and post-pregnancy.

Pregnancy Safe Epionce Products:

  • Gentle Foaming Cleanser
  • Enrich Firming Mask
  • Renewal Facial Lotion
  • Renewal Lite Facial Lotion
  • Renewal Eye Cream
  • Intense Defense Serum
  • Intensive Nourishing Cream
  • Ultra Shield SPF 50 Sunscreen
  • Renewal Calming Cream

Pregnancy Safe Silk Touch RX Products:

  • Hydrascrub
  • Essential Night Cream

Pregnancy Safe SkinMedica Products:

  • HA5

Ingredients to Avoid:

Certain ingredients in skincare products can be a cause for concern during pregnancy. It is best to avoid products that contain the following ingredients:

  • Retin-A, Retinol, Retinyl
  • Benzoyl Peroxide and Salicylic Acid
  • Essential oils
  • Hydroquinone
  • Aluminum Chloride
  • Formaldehyde
  • Chemical Sunscreens
  • Dihydroxyacetone

Just because you are pregnant, doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself. The OxyGeneo Facial, Microdermabrasion, Microneedling (without radio frequency), and Dermaplaning are pregnancy safe and are great for your skin. It is important to note that all cosmetic surgeries as well as Botox, fillers, laser hair removal, laser treatments, and radio frequency treatments are not safe for pregnant women and should be avoided. 

To create a personalized pregnancy safe skin care regimen we recommend meeting with one of our medical aestheticians. They will be able to answer all of your questions and help find products that are right for you. Give us a call at 208-954-1185 to schedule your appointment!


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Topics: Skin Care, skin treatments, Skincare

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