Body changes in pregnancy: 12 tips for pregnancy body beauty
Skin problems during pregnancy
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Skin problems during pregnancy

Hormone disruption often leads to minor skin damage of some sort, particularly on the face. You may notice:
  • Spots
  • Blackheads
  • Melasma (brown sun spots known as The Mask of Pregnancy)
  • Dry, flaky skin or excess oil

Top tips:

> Ask the pharmacist's opinion before buying any beauty products. Stick to organic products as your body absorbs harsh chemicals which can be passed onto your baby.

> Tap water often has high levels of calcium which can dry out your skin. Make sure you moisturize every morning and night.

> Gently exfoliate every couple of weeks to get rid of dead skin cells and use a hydrating mask to deeply nourish the skin.

> Don't worry if you get brown sun spots appearing. This is known as melasma and is due to hormonal changes and sun damage. It usually fades after the birth.

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