Hormonal breakouts are a common complaint among pregnant and breastfeeding women. The question of how to deal with these unwanted breakouts becomes a popular topic when pregnant or breastfeeding. You want to treat your skin, but also need to be careful of what ingredients you expose your baby to. Salicylic acid is a popular and effective ingredient in acne treatment products, but it is related to aspirin that we are told to avoid while pregnant. So is it safe?