A light-feeling, volatile silicone that gives skin a unique, silky and non-greasy feel. It does have some very nice properties indeed, though famous dermatologist Leslie Baumann warns us in her book that most of the evidence is anecdotal and the plant might be a bit overhyped. It's a superb healing agent that can truly help dry skin, not just on the surface by covering it (and not letting water to evaporate) but by initiating structural changes within the skin. Sweet Almond Oil is fine. Is it just not recommended to take orally during pregnancy? Sorry, there seems to have been an error. Since the 1980's, EPO is a well-known food supplement and there are quite a lot of studies examining what happens if you take it orally. Pro-Vitamin B5 is a goodie that moisturises the skin, has anti-inflammatory, skin protecting and wound healing properties. There are only a few pregnancy safe moisturizers with SPF. Also, it can help to increase the solubility of some other ingredients in the formula. MAP does solve the stability problem: it's stable up to pH 7, so far so good. It helps to soften scars and increase their elasticity. It's often paired with glyceryl stearate - the two together form a super effective emulsifier duo that's salt and acid tolerant and works over a wide pH range. It has licorice root to avoid during pregnancy. A helper ingredient that is used to adjust the pH of the product. This is ok for nursing but not pregnancy due to the licorice root. I would consult you that: I used PC Resist Daily Pore-Refining Treatment BHA 2% from 28 Oct, 2019 twice daily, my ovulation was 21 Nov then and found pregnant sign on 30 Nov. i stopped using it as of 02 Dec. is there any risks for my baby, please? I’ve read that this ingredient is better to avoid during pregnancy. You are now subscribed. It’s listed above under nursing safe but not safe for pregnancy due to licorice root. I’d avoid this during pregnancy due to the willow bark. Paula’s expertise has led to hundreds of appearances on national and international radio, print, and television including: It is not an irritant and is not related to SD alcohol, denatured alcohol, or ethyl alcohol. #ad It's finally the day! I have seen conflicting things about pregnancy and astragalus root, but noticed you have given the okay to products with it in the ingredients. Helps minimize the appearance of wrinkles and visibly improves skin’s texture. 2. It's readily biodegradable. When to Worry? Still ok when pregnant? Waxy, white, solid stuff that helps water and oil to mix together and leaves the skin feeling soft and smooth. It can be found in nature - in green tea - but the version used in cosmetics is synthetic. An easy-to-formulate, commonly used, nice to have ingredient that’s also called pro-vitamin B5. The antioxidant-rich formula helps repair and combat the visible signs of aging for a toned, youthful look. A light-feeling, volatile (meaning it does not absorb into the skin but evaporates from it) silicone that gives skin a unique, silky and non-greasy feel. I’m so happy that I found your website! It’s a yellowish powder with a nice sweet smell. 0 I just added it to the list above! Here you’ll find every pregnancy safe skincare product from Paula’s Choice as of 4/20/2019. A great moisturizer and anti-inflammatory ingredient that also helps wound healing and skin regeneration. Here are the ingredients: Water, Cetyl Alcohol (emollient), Cyclopentasiloxane (hair softening), Behentrimonium Chloride (anti-static hair conditioning agent), Stearyl Alcohol (emollient/texture-enhancing), Phenyl Trimethicone (hair smoothing agent), Butylene Glycol (texture-enhancing), Panthenol (hair conditioning), Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein (hair conditioning), Glycol Stearate (emollient/texture-enhancing), Polyquaternium-10 (emollient/texture-enhancing), Citric Acid (pH adjuster), Disodium EDTA (chelating agent), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Chlorphenesin (preservative), Sorbic Acid (pH adjuster). It also helps wound healing and skin regeneration in general. It can bind huge amounts of water and it's pretty much the current IT-moisturizer. The challenge with it though is skin penetration. I have reviewed many brands, re-reviewing products over and over will take a lot of extra time each day. Oops, an error occurred. The sodium salt form of PCA is an important skin-identical ingredient and great natural moisturizer that helps the skin to hold onto water and stay nicely hydrated. A 100% natural and plant-derived moisturizer that mimics the natural carbohydrate fraction found in the upper layer of the skin. A commonly used water-soluble surfactant and emulsifier. Aloe vera and chamomile soothe and hydrate, restoring a comfortable, silky-smooth feel. A form of vitamin E that works as an antioxidant. It's a very rich source of linoleic acid (66-76%), and also contains the soothing and healing superstar fatty acid, gamma-linoleic acid. Find our top brands in this exclusive limited-edition set. A study shows that a nail treatment liquide with 2% panthenol could effectively get into the nail and significantly increase the hydration of it. CHIA SEED This non-fragrant plant oil is a rich source of omega fatty acids and antioxidants. Other than having a good safety profile and being quite gentle to the skin it has some other advantages too. It's a small three amino acid (they are the building blocks of all proteins) peptide with the amino sequence of glycine-histidine-lysine, or GHK. Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Read all the geeky details about Glycerin here >>, manufacturer's in-vivo (made on real people) test, You can read all about the pure form here, click here and read all the geeky details, A natural moisturizer that’s also in our skin, A super common, safe, effective and cheap molecule used for more than 50 years, Not only a simple moisturizer but knows much more: keeps the skin lipids between our skin cells in a healthy (liquid crystal) state, protects against irritation, helps to restore barrier, Effective from as low as 3% with even more benefits at higher concentrations up to 20-40% (around 10% is a good usability-effectiveness sweet spot), High-glycerin moisturizers are awesome for treating severely dry skin, 39.4% reduction in surface occupied by deep wrinkles, 19.9% reduction in main wrinkle average depth. She is known worldwide as The Cosmetics Cop and creator of Paula’s Choice Skincare. Dear Doctor, Please take a look at CALM MINERAL MOISTURIZER SPF 30 (NORMAL TO DRY SKIN) – is it ok for pregnancy? A skin care and cosmetics line with proven ingredients. ( Chemically, this is definitely not true, as the two forms are almost the same, both are polymers and the subunits can be repeated in both forms as much as you like. For more brands, please head over to the list of pregnancy safe products. It's a common little helper ingredient that helps water and oil to mix together. BTW, it’s also a food additive. It works in synergy with its pal, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 in the famous Matrixyl 3000 complex. Depending on your hair type, it can be a bit difficult to wash out and might cause some build-up (btw, this is not true to all silicones, only the non-volatile types).