Written by Pradeep
Pregnancy is a wonderful experience and also a time of huge sacrifices. We need to give up so many things: coffee, alcohol, cosmetics. Yes, you read it right, there are some cosmetics that you need to give up completely during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Cosmetics are substances or mixture of substances used on external parts of body like face, skin, hair intended to cleanse, beautify or altering appearance. While we all use cosmetics more or less in some form, it is important to pay attention to what cosmetics you use during pregnancy. It is because some of the ingredients of cosmetics can pass through the skin barrier and affect your growing baby negatively. So, it is not silly to worry about the moisturizer or the fragrance you are using during pregnancy. The cosmetics you should stay away from during pregnancy include:
Do read the labels before buying any creams, lotions and other cosmetics throughout your pregnancy. As a precautionary step, you should be avoiding all above cosmetics until you stop breastfeeding. Again, it is advisable to consult your doctor when in doubt.