This post is a part of our baby essentials series by Monica Banks, founder of Gugu Guru – the ultimate baby registry discovery site for style-savvy moms.
Many expectant moms aren’t aware that it’s very important to take a close look at the labels on skincare and beauty products because there are a few ingredients that you must avoid during pregnancy. This is because some topical ingredients can be absorbed through the skin, enter the mother’s bloodstream and then cross into the placenta. Luckily there is no shortage of skincare and beauty brands using safe formulations out there. We sent Whitney our favorites, she also did her own research and here are the brands that rose to the top of her list.