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What does facial care look like during your pregnancy?

Your pregnancy is a special time full of changes and your skin feels this too. Hormonal fluctuations lead to skin challenges such as pimples, stretch marks and the infamous pregnancy mask. But how do you best care for your skin during this period? Here we dive into the do's and don'ts of facial care during pregnancy.

Hormones and skin: what is the influence during your pregnancy?

Your blood volume increases and your pigment cells work overtime, sometimes resulting in pigment spots. Sebum production also changes, which may cause more pimples. And yes, that pregnancy mask? It can suddenly pop up, leaving your skin feeling more sensitive than ever.

Your skincare routine during your pregnancy

As a pregnant woman, you naturally only want the best for your baby. But don't forget your own skin either. Choose mild products that keep both mother and baby safe. Hydrate your skin intensively and keep dryness and itching at bay during your pregnancy.

Ingredients: what is safe during your pregnancy?

  • Top picks : Vitamin C shines like a skin-friendly superhero, combating pigment spots and giving you that desired glow. Also is Niacinamide during your pregnancy is highly recommended! Perfect for tackling blemishes and balancing sebum.
  • With caution : Although vitamin A (retinol) offers benefits, it is wise to use it sparingly. Avoid high concentrations!
  • Avoid : Avoid salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic acid and certain retinoids. Are you in doubt? Ask our skin therapist!

Skin care during your pregnancy? Start here

  • Go for gentle cleansers that respect your skin.
  • Moisturize generously for supple, soft skin.
  • SPF is your best friend - protect yourself from that bright sun.
  • Choose products without added colors and fragrances.
  • Let your skin shine with a vitamin C serum.

Specific skin problems during your pregnancy

Stretch marks

Complete prevention is difficult, but hydration helps keep the skin supple and reduces the risk of stretch marks.

Pregnancy mask or melasma

Sun protection is crucial. Also avoid irritating products.

Pimples

Choose gentleness and resist the temptation to pinch. You don't want scars, right?

Facial care during pregnancy requires a special touch. Fortunately, there are countless safe and effective options to pamper your skin. When in doubt, always consult an expert. And don't forget: embrace that beautiful pregnancy glow!

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