Pregnancy hormones cause better circulation and more fluid to skin cells, and that’s what gives a lot of pregnant women that glowing, slightly flushed look. But about 5 to 10 percent of women’s skin reacts to the extra surge of hormones and skin-chemistry changes in pregnancy by breaking out in acne … [Read more…]
Stretch Marks: What Can You Do?
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…]
Coconut Oil: Fact vs. Fiction
If you spend much time on Facebook or Pinterest you may have seen links to articles touting the healthful properties of coconut oil for everything from diaper rash to weight loss. How much of these claims are true? It’s 100% harmless. FALSE! Allergic reactions to coconut are rare, but they do … [Read more…]
Pregnant With a Weird Mole
I have a mole on my left cheek that keeps appearing with black spots on it. It looks nothing like my other moles and I was just wondering if it was my hormones or if it is something else. I didn’t have it until I got pregnant. What do I do? Should I be concerned?” Pregnancy hormones can and do … [Read more…]