There are some chemicals your doc will tell you to completely avoid in skincare products, such as Accutane, tetracycline, topical salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide. If you’re unsure about anything you use, check it with your OB.
Some experts believe a chemical found in certain nail polishes, dibutyl phthalate (DBP), may be harmful to your fetus. You’ll also want to avoid formaldehyde and toluene. Luckily, there are major brands that don’t have those ingredients.
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