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You may use cosmetics within reason during pregnancy and breastfeeding. There is not enough information on the safety (or lack thereof) during pregnancy of all possible chemical substances and compounds used in cosmetics, so please use cosmetics within reason during pregnancy.


Cosmetics during pregnancy and breastfeeding

‘Cosmetics’ is a blanket concept for makeup and products intended for skin care and hair care that do not contain pharmaceutical substances. While pregnant, please use cosmetics only within reason, because your superficial circulation may be more active than usual, and substances may be absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream at a higher rate than usual.  

Hair dyes during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Hair dyes are cosmetic products. Cosmetic products are not screened as closely for safety as pharmaceutical products. Thus, there is little if any information available on whether hair dyes and other cosmetic products are safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.