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Most chemical detoxes include a do-over of bathroom beauty cabinets and laundry detergent, in addition to food. Some standout ingredients on the pre-baby naughty list in particular: parabens, mineral oil, lead-containing lipsticks, and hydroquinone, which is illegal in Europe. "We still don't know the long term effects of Retin-A and fillers either," cautions Angelina Umansky, founder of San Francisco clean beauty emporium, Spa Radiance, "so I'd advise everyone to steer clear until both have been appropriately researched." Among her 'safe' recommendations, you'll find cult-serum Vintner's Daughter and anything by True Botanicals, Patyka, and Marie Veronique.