The Skincare regime for Pre and Post Partum looks
Might seem too much, but doing this will bring back a natural glow
During pregnancy, a woman body goes through many changes and so does the skin. These changes are mainly related to the surge of female hormones, estrogen, and progesterone in skin pigments, blood vessels, glands and the immune system. While they can affect emotionally they effects can also present as a skin disorder.
Skin darkening or acne breakouts post-delivery is a common phenomenon and by following a healthy lifestyle one can get the baby-glow back. However, if you had skin-related issues for a long time, barring the pregnancy, then it is recommended to consult a doctor.
Get into the habit of using a face cleanser right from the onset of pregnancy and continue using it after delivery. To acquire acne before and after is a basic thing, but using a cleanser twice a day will help reduce and prevent further acne. If you wish to ditch the marketed cleanser products, use fruit and vegetables from your pantry to apply on the face. Post cleansing, use an oil-free moisturizer in the morning and in night on the skin.
Due to hormonal changes, the skin has to face issues like pigmentation. So the best solution is to stay away from the sun and prevent the skin from further damage. And in case it is something unavoidable and you have to step out in the sun, apply a good sunscreen or cover yourself up with a scarf. And even if staying indoors, applying sunscreen with SPF 15 is necessary. While stepping out use an SPF 30 sunscreen lotion.
While you might be making sure to use every product or home remedy possible to keep the skin supple, it is essential you also stock on the necessary water content of the body. Drinking lots of water will keep the skin hydrated bringing back the glow and will also keep the stomach cool from inside. Well, drinking eight glasses of water a day is recommended to keep the hormones in check.
Mindful eating and exercising
During and post-pregnancy, a healthy and timely diet will help in bringing a new mother’s skin back to normal. Important that you eat balanced nutritionist-filled food. Also, consult your doctor before you start exercising during or post-pregnancy. While the right food consumption will help build your immune system from inside, the right exercise or yoga will keep your body active and circulating blood.
Consume iron leafy vegetables for good skin, taking short naps along with the baby, and using an under-eye cream before going to sleep to combat puffy eyes and dark circles are few other beauty tips to follow.