- A) Certain anti-aging creams and cosmetics.
- B) Hemorrhoid creams.
- C) All products containing blue or red dyes.
- D) All products containing a sun block.
The correct answer is: A)
Most products you use on your skin are safe however there are some known to cause birth defects and should be used with caution:
- – Retinoids used for wrinkles and preventing acne
- – Salicylic Acid also used to treat acne
- – BHA (Beta Hydroxy Acid) a form of salicylic acid used in some exfoliants to treat wrinkles
- – Self-tanners not yet proven safe during pregnancy
- – Hair removal products
- – Soy-based products
Although most makeup and skin products are safe it is important to understand the ingredients of what you are lathering on your skin.
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