Pregnancy Skin Care Tips

Pregnancy Skin Care Tips

Follow these pregnancy skin care tips for softer and smoother skin

When you are expecting, you will want to adapt your skin care routine in order to ensure that your skin maintains its firmness and suppleness, which will in turn help prepare your body for its post baby recovery time. These pregnancy skin care tips will help with a range of issues, from itchy skin to stretch marks. Many women tend to slather on various lotions every day but fail to think about what products might be passing through the skin barrier, being absorbed into the bodies. There are certain products you may want to avoid while pregnant due to the fact that some topical ingredients are absorbed into the bloodstream. Products and ingredients you may want to leave out of your routine while pregnant include Differin, RetinA, Retinol, Tazorac and Renova. Read 9 Best Beauty Products For Pregnant Women for a list of products that are not only safe for mommies to be but will help with your pregnancy skin care regimen, from stretch marks to acne.

Other pregnancy skin care issues that you may experience include acne and stretch marks. When treating acne, avoid products that contain benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid and switch to sulfur based topical products, at home microdermabrasion treatments and alpha hydroxyl acids, as those are safer alternatives for clearing skin. For stretch marks you can looking into shea butter, cocoa butter and natural oils including coconut and olive oil, which help moisturize the skin but without all the negative side effects. In addition to having a good pregnancy skin care routine, you should also monitor your diet. Check out Pregnancy Diets: What To Eat When You Are Expecting for more tips on how to eat, look and feel your best during those important nine months.

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