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Answers to Your Top Skincare Questions

From stretch marks and acne to itchiness and rashes, your skin will go through as many changes during pregnancy as the baby growing inside of you!

Is Sunless Tanning Safe? In a word, no. According to Isabel Blumberg, M.D., a clinical instructor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, the active ingredient in DIY self-tanner and professional spray tans is dihydroxyacetone (DHA).

“The long-term effects of DHA have yet to be tested,” says Blumberg. However, tanning products are applied to such a large area of skin that it’s best to avoid them—and the potential side effects to you and your developing baby.

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