Whether you’re trying to get pregnant, noticing early signs of pregnancy, or are about to deliver next week, you probably already know the basics to avoid when you’re expecting, like alcohol and sushi. But, you might not have thought to double check the ingredients in your sunscreen. "The greatest misconception is that all sunscreens are safe in pregnancy," says Denis K. Dudley MD, ob-gyn and founder of The Sunscreen Company.
Meet Our Experts: Denis K. Dudley MD, ob-gyn and founder of The Sunscreen Company, Rhonda Klein, MD, and partner at Modern Dermatology, Dendy Engelman, MD, a dermatologic surgeon in New York City, Sheila Farhang, MD, board certified dermatologist and founder of Avant Dermatology & Aesthetics
The reality is, while it's important to protect your skin from the sun at all times, certain chemical ingredients in your everyday sunscreen can potentially be harmful to your baby's development.
But there’s no need to worry—we laid out everything you might be wondering about pregnancy-safe SPFs, including some options from brands specifically formulated for moms and babies. Scroll down for 15 expert-approved pregnancy-safe sunscreens to consider.
1Best Calming SunscreenSheer Botanical Face Sunscreen Evereden Read More
2Best For The Whole FamilyMineral Sunscreen Pipette Read More
3Best Makeup AlternativeSuper Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 ILIA Read More
4Best Natural SunscreenSun Guardian Day Creme SPF 30 Odacite Read More
5Best Unscented SunscreenUNSCENTED Natural Mineral Sunscreen Suntegrity Read More