Can using self-tanning lotion hurt an unborn child (i.e., cross the placenta)?

Edit Question Flag as Scandalous Question

Answers (7)

Melicia Escobar, MSN, CNM (Certified Nurse Midwife) answered
Currently, there is not adequate data to determine the true safety of products like self-tanner. However, the effects of the sun especially in pregnancy, when your defenses are a little suppressed to begin with, are known to be harmful. When it comes to product safety reviews for all things skin, I refer to the Environmental Working Group. For information on sunless tanners specifically:

More On ChickRx:
Daniela Ferri (Licensed Esthetician, Acne Specialist) answered
Sometimes a "chemical" can come from natural sources.  Sometimes a chemical that doesn't come from natural sources can be totally harmless.  Dihydroxyacetone, or DHA, which is the chemical involved in sunless tanning, is derived from natural sources such as sugar beet.  It was originally intended to formulated as an artificial sweetener, but when spittle ended up dyeing the formulator's arm as she was eating it, lightbulbs went off above her head.  It basically dyes your dead skin cells.  That's why you get a much more even color after exfoliation.  It had to be perfected over a few decades, though, because it originally turned the skin an ugly orange, but they found a way to purify it in such a way that it now turns the skin a nice shade of brown.  Either way, it's SO safe, you can actually spray it into your mouth and eyes and remain completely unharmed.  So I say, spray tan away!  You and your baby will be totally fine.
More On ChickRx:
Anonymous answered
My doctor told me that it's safe to use self-tanning lotion while pregnant, as the lotions' ingredients are harmless and just stay on your skin and dye it a tan color. Plus it's much healthier for you to be getting some color from a bottle than from the harmful UV rays of the sun or a tanning bed! :)
More On ChickRx:
Meg W answered
My girlfriends and I were just talking about this—and consensus was to keep it natural. You can never play it too safe with pregnancy and avoiding unnecessary chemicals. Also it is good for you to get some vitamin D for your baby; 10 minutes outside a day will do you both some good.
More On ChickRx:
mariaalexander answered

Real love spell that work fast to get ex back and Stop a Divorce or Break-Up
After 12 Years of married, My Husband Changed His Mind!! We were happily married with two kids, a boy and a girl. 3 months ago, I started to notice some strange behavior from him and a few weeks later I found out that my husband is seeing someone else. He started coming home late from work, he hardly care about me or the kids anymore, Sometimes he goes out and doesn't even come back home for about 2-3 days. I did all I could to rectify this problem but all to no avail. I became very worried and needed help. As I was browsing through the internet one day, I came across a website that suggested that Dr.Unity can help solve marital problems, restore broken relationships and so on. So, I felt I should give him a try. I contacted him and told him my problems and he told me what to do and i did it and he did a spell for me. 28 hours later, my husband came to me and apologized for the wrongs he did and promise never to do it again. Ever since then, everything has returned back to normal. I and my family are living together happily again. Dr.Unity is the best online spell caster that is powerful and genuine. If you have any problem contact him and i guarantee you that he will help you. Here’s his contact: Email him at: Unityspelltemple@gmail.com ,you can also call him or add him on whats-app: 2348071622464. Website: http://unityspelltemple.yolasite.com . Maria , 38 years, Ca, USA.
More On ChickRx:
MICHELLE answered
HOW TO GET YOUR EX BACK WITHOUT PANIC     I am Michelle from San Francisco. i want to testify about powerful Dr keke Odin for saving my relationship.I must be one of the few who don’t have a trouble showing and telling someone how grateful I am for making my relationship a melodious and smooth relationship. I have been trying to be more positive about my relationship with my boyfriend, it seems like it has taken forever. Another lady took my Fiancee away from me and they both relocated. i cried and searched for him to come back but he refused to take my calls nor return my messages. My friend introduced me to a powerful spell caster called Dr Keke Odin who helped me cast a very powerful love spell that brought  back my Fiancee in 24 hours. i was amazed and surprised when my fiancee called to beg me for forgiveness all because of the powerful love spell of Dr Keke Odin. dont fail to Contact Dr Keke through the following means if you have any Marrital or Relationship problem. his contact information are Email: greatkekespelltemple@gmail.com
Mobile Number: +1 386-336-9876
website: http://greatkekespelltemple01.webs.com
More On ChickRx:
Queen Brown answered
After being in relationship with Wilson for seven years,he broke up with me, I did everything possible to bring him back but all was in vain, I wanted him back so much because of the love I have for him, I begged him with everything, I made promises but he refused. I explained my problem to someone online and she suggested that I should contact a spell caster that could help me cast a spell to bring him back but I am the type that don't believed in spell, I had no choice than to try it, I meant a spell caster called Dr Zuma zuk and I email him, and he told me there was no problem that everything will be okay before three days, that my ex will return to me before three days, he cast the spell and surprisingly in the second day, it was around 4pm. My ex called me, I was so surprised, I answered the call and all he said was that he was so sorry for everything that happened, that he wanted me to return to him, that he loves me so much. I was so happy and went to him, that was how we started living together happily again. Since then, I have made promise that anybody I know that have a relationship problem, I would be of help to such person by referring him or her to the only real and powerful spell caster who helped me with my own problem and who is different from all the fake ones out there. Anybody could need the help of the spell caster, his email: spiritualherbalisthealing@gmail.com or call him +2349055637784 you can email him if you need his assistance in your relationship or anything. CONTACT HIM NOW FOR SOLUTION TO ALL YOUR PROBLEMS'
More On ChickRx: