During pregnancy, you will experience hormonal and physical changes that aren’t always for the better. So don’t let your self-confidence take a hit, Mama! We’ve rounded up the eight best pregnancy beauty tips to help you love your pregnancy journey.
8 Pregnancy Beauty Tips For Every Mama
Taking care of yourself during pregnancy is not easy. However, some good habits can help improve your skin and boost your confidence during pregnancy.
1. Stay hydrated
During pregnancy, you must ensure adequate water levels in the body. Ensure you drink enough mineral water daily to help the body rid itself of toxins.
According to the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, women need about 2.7 litres of water per day.
2. Eat fruits and vegetables
In addition to drinking enough water daily, you must include fruits and vegetables in your pregnancy diet. They’re not only good for the baby’s health in the womb, but fruits and vegetables can also help prevent dull skin.
Some of the best skin-healthy fruits and vegetables are avocados, sweet potatoes, red or yellow bell peppers, broccoli, tomatoes, and red grapes
3. Wash your face regularly
It is not uncommon for Mamas to experience dullness and breakouts during pregnancy. While pregnancy may sometimes make you feel sluggish and tired, try to stick to a pregnancy skincare routine and wash your face every day.
It’s also best to switch to a pregnancy-safe face wash like Mama’s Choice Gentle Face Wash that doesn’t contain harsh ingredients such as alcohol, paraben, and SLS. And when you’re having breakouts, resist the urge to pop the pimples, so it doesn’t scar or get infected.
4. Look after your hair and mind your makeup products
Another problem experienced by some pregnant women is hair loss (though it happens more often among postpartum women). If you share this, many recommend getting a haircut. Hence, the hair loss isn’t as noticeable, skipping styling tools and using postpartum hair loss shampoo and conditioner to alleviate the hair fall.
Should you be worried about applying makeup when you’re pregnant? You should be concerned about the products in your makeup, Mama. It’s best to avoid alcohol-based products because they can dry out your skin even more. The pregnancy glow is natural, so keep your makeup simple and let your natural light take centre stage, Mama!
5. Don’t be afraid to dress up
It’s no secret that wearing clothes that fits your new body and shows off your baby bump will instantly make you feel good about yourself. Don’t be afraid to step out of the maternity norm when choosing maternity clothes. Mix maternity tops with your favourite leggings or your airy maternity dress with a wedge heel (as long as you can still walk in them).
6. Take care of your pregnancy belly
When you take care of your body, it somehow radiates off you. So you also need to pay attention to your belly throughout your pregnancy. Your skin will stretch, get itchy, and become more prone to stretch marks as your belly grows.
We’ve done the worrying for you when we developed our stretch mark cream, too. You won’t find any harsh and harmful chemicals like paraben and alcohol.
Instead, we looked to nature for inspiration and carefully selected the best ingredients, such as aloe vera, shea butter, olive oil, and jojoba oil. Then, we combined it with the innovative Lipobelle Soyaglycone, which enhances collagen production and improves skin elasticity and smoothness.
7. Avoid stress and keep moving
From wondering how painful childbirth can be to worrying about your baby’s health, all these thoughts can cause stress and show on your face. Avoid stress by focusing on uplifting activities, pregnancy-safe exercises, relaxation techniques, and more. Remember, stress can cause premature wrinkles, puffy eyes, dark circles, and more.
8. Get enough sleep every night
The fountain of youth may not exist, but do you know the closest to it? Sleep! To reap the beautiful benefits of sleep, try to enjoy 7 to 9 hours of sleep. What beauty perks can you want when you’re getting enough sleep? Fewer wrinkles. A glowing complexion. Less puffy eyes. Healthier hair. Happier appearance. Best of all, you don’t have to spend a dime!
Best Pregnancy Beauty Tip: Use Pregnancy-safe Skincare Products
Those are just some of the best pregnancy beauty tips you can do to feel amazing on your pregnancy journey. And if you’re looking for the best (and safest) skincare products, it’s time that you discover our skincare range!
What’s in our skincare range?
- Stretch Mark Cream
- Intensive Nipple Cream
- Gentle Face Wash
- Revitalizing & Soothing Protective Sheet Masks
- Daily Protection Face Moisturizer 20 PA++
All our skincare products are specially formulated, mainly using natural ingredients to be safe for pregnancy and breastfeeding. We’ve also gone the extra mile and ensured that each product is free of toxic ingredients, clinically tested, and Halal certified.
What are you waiting for, Mama? Make your way to a beautiful pregnancy with Mama’s Choice!
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