I ‘m 35 weeks pregnant and I have gained a lot of weight and I’m starting to feel very insecure about my body, I would to start exercising but I’m just way too tired. Is there anything you can recomend I do so I can start a routine now. And not get lazy and unhealthy later. And is there anything you … [Read more…]
Pregnancy Mask: What Can You Do?
how can i get rid of my pregnancy mask?” The mask of pregnancy, also known as melasma or chloasma, is brown or grayish patches on your face caused by melanin-producing cells in skin being stimulated by the hormones estrogen and progesterone. This is the same stuff that makes you tan when your skin … [Read more…]
Six Weeks Pregnant and Itchy!
So I’ve noticed lately, and even before I actually found out I was pregnant, that I have become itchy all over. They estimate me at roughly 6 weeks. The itching seems to be mostly my scalp/shoulders/back/arms & legs. It gets really irritating, mainly at night. There is no rash or anything, just … [Read more…]
Maternity Skin Care: A Basic Routine
From the 1950s through the late 80s teens and 20-somethings would loll in the sun to develop a “healthy base tan,” fight oily skin with harsh astringents and wash skin until it was squeaky-shiny. Today, though, we know that skin needs simple and gentle cleaning, moisture and protection from the … [Read more…]
Is it Safe to Use Chemical Hair Removers During Pregnancy?
If you’re in your third trimester when warm weather hits you may notice that shaving your legs can pose a real challenge, leading you to ask, is it safe to use chemical hair removing creams like Nair(r) and Veet(r) while you’re pregnant? Unfortunately this is yet another thing where no one really … [Read more…]