Pregnancy Safe Skincare Routine

Throughout pregnancy, it's common for your skin to undergo changes. You might notice it becoming drier, more sensitive.  As both pregnany mothers and nursing moms, we have to watch out for skin actives in our skincare routine that could be hardful to us and our baby.

We are here to walk you through the ingredients to avoid and what Otelier has created a pregnancy-safe skincare routine!

No.1 Ingredient to Avoid - Retinols:

Many women love using retinols for their anti-aging benefits, but this is the top ingredient to avoid during pregnancy. Retinols can pose risks to the developing fetus, so it's crucial for expecting mothers to choose safer alternatives.

Vital Essence - “The Retinol Alternative” 

Vital Essence is packed with over 20 peptides, which is a the perfect alternative for your retinol.  Collagen is essential for gaining skin elasticity and firmness and these small proteins act as messengers.  Large concentrations of the following peptides significantly increase the formation of collagen:

Matrixyl 3000: Wrinkle fighting ingredients, increase collagen synthesis up to 350%

Matrixyl 10% + HA: Soften fine lines, hydrates skin and promotes plumped skin.

Tetrapeptide- 7: helps to improve skin elasticity.  

The high concentration of these 20+ peptides (the most in the market!) work together to safely and naturally achieve anti-aging benefits.

Pregnancy-safe Facial Oil:

While some essential oils are absolutely no no for the mother-to-be, many nontoxic natural oils are approved for use during pregnancy and can help combat some of the more unpleasant, but common, symptoms of pregnancy.

Natural oils in our Nourishing Finished Oils are perfectly safe for pregnant and breastfeeding.

Nourishing Finished Oils

The 12-oil formulation is combined with plant-derived natural oils such as Sweet Almond Oil, Prunus Domtica Seed Oil, Baobab Oil, Andrioba Oil, Sambucus Nigra Fruit Extract, and etc.  

They’re all natural and simple, yet luxurious and nourishing.  The oils are packed with antioxidants, polyphenols, and omega fatty acids that make your skin look and feel more hydrated, glowing, and plump!  On top of that, all our products are scented with Bulgarian Rose, that along can promotes calm, relaxation, and a good night's sleep! 


Keep it Simple and Keep it Clean and enjoy this beautiful part of your journey.

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