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Pregnancy Safe Cosmetic Treatments


At Deep Blue Med Spa, we are dedicated to providing effective treatments that nourish your skin during every stage of life. One question that our experts hear often is, “which treatments or products are safe to use during pregnancy?”

While we always recommend checking with your OB/GYN or healthcare provider before undergoing a service, there are several treatments that are generally considered safe during pregnancy. In addition, a number of our gentle skincare products can be used to help you maintain healthy skin while expecting and/or nursing.


Young pregnant woman admiring her belly

Pregnancy-Safe Skin Care Treatments

We offer a variety of cleansing, revitalizing, and hydrating facials that can address pregnancy related complexion changes and help you maintain your natural glow.

Pregnancy Safe Facials

  • Signature Facial
  • Brightening Facial
  • Optimum Hydration Facial
  • Detox Treatment
  • Collagen Glow Facial
  • DiamondGlow

Learn more about facials at Deep Blue Med Spa

brunette model with smooth skin

Pregnancy Safe Aesthetic Treatments

Skin rejuvenation treatments that are typically pregnancy-safe include dermaplaning and microdermabrasion. Both of these treatments can be scheduled as a standalone procedure or added on to a facial to address complexion concerns like dryness or hyperpigmentation.

At Deep Blue Med Spa, we use high-quality hard wax that is hypoallergenic for facial waxing treatments. This service can typically be started or continued during pregnancy.

Pregnancy Safe Skin Care Products

A comprehensive skincare routine is a great way to nourish and pamper yourself during pregnancy. In general, most products that are offered at Deep Blue Med Spa are pregnancy-safe, including all Vitamin C serums and sunscreens. However, you should still check with your provider and OB/GYN to be sure. Specific products that we often recommend during pregnancy include:

ProBLUEMD Mom to Be Kit
ProBLUEMD Gentle Brightening Cleanser
ProBLUEMD Refreshing Toner Spray
ProBLUEMD Vitamin C Serum
ProBLUEMD Essential Protection SPF 50
ZO® Gentle Cleanser
ZO® Rozatrol
ZO® Enzymatic Peel
ZO® Hydrating Cream
ZO® Firming Serum
ZO® Growth Factor Serum
ZO® Growth Factor Eye
ZO® Brightalive
ZO® Calming Toner
ZO® Illuminating AOX Serum
ZO® Daily Power Defense

Cosmetic Treatments and Products That Should Be Avoided During Pregnancy

Certain aesthetic treatments and products should be put on hold during pregnancy—pregnant and breastfeeding patients should avoid1:

  • All body contouring procedures
  • Injectable fillers and wrinkle reducers such as BOTOX
  • Laser treatments
  • Most chemical peels
  • Retinols
  • Products with hydroquinone
  • Products that contain more than 2% salicylic or glycolic acid

As always, discuss your individual treatment plan with your OB/GYN or healthcare provider.

Young black pregnant woman admiring her belly

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Congratulations on this exciting time in your life! Please contact us if you have any questions or if you would like to schedule an appointment at one of our NYC or Long Island locations.

1 Trivedi MK, Kroumpouzos G, Murase JE. A review of the safety of cosmetic procedures during pregnancy and lactation. Int J Womens Dermatol. 2017;3(1):6-10. Published 2017 Feb 27. doi:10.1016/j.ijwd.2017.01.005

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