Would you like to be a member of our research panel? Join here - there's (nearly) always a great incentive offered for your views.

Fake Tan

(6 Posts)
Tans1987 Fri 22-Jul-16 15:38:19

Hi Ladies
I'm off to a wedding reception tonight. Im 31 weeks pregnant! Random question is it safe to use Sally Hansen fake tan??
I feel very pale at the moment! Xxx

LillianFullStop Fri 22-Jul-16 15:51:37

Hi Tans - from what I've read online it is meant to be safe to use products with the tanning ingredient DHA - see NHS guidance: www.nhs.uk/chq/pages/955.aspx?categoryid=54&subcategoryid=131

Personally I try to avoid chemicals during my pregnancy so I use the ones that wash off in the shower - effectively makeup for your legs! It's not waterproof though so if you're anywhere near where I am (just started to chuck down!) then the fake tan might be the best bet!

LillianFullStop Fri 22-Jul-16 15:52:29

By the way - hope you have a good evening at the reception!

Dollface136 Fri 22-Jul-16 16:00:39

I was advised by my GP that home fake tan is fine during pregnancy as the amount absorbed into the skin is so minimal. She was less keen on the idea of a spray tan due to you breathing it in but even that she said is not proven/likely to harm a baby after the first trimester.

Enjoy!

KayTee87 Fri 22-Jul-16 16:02:23

Dally Hansen tan is basically just make up so yes. There is some question over whether spray tans are ok because you're breathing the tan in but that's it not because fake tan on your skin is bad.

KayTee87 Fri 22-Jul-16 16:02:39

Sally*

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now