Skin During Pregnancy : Changes And Care

Aug 31, 2011 1 Comment by

During the first 9 months of pregnancy changes, in particular, the physiology of the skin – it becomes more sensitive and subtle. How to help yourself during this period?

1. Brown spots

Chloasma – well-known spots. They can occur both during pregnancy and beyond “interesting situation.” This is particularly a nuisance in the relevant year period.

To remove age spots , traditional medicine recommends, for example, a strong decoction of parsley mixed with lemon juice. Parsley juice can be mixed with milk or yogurt (for oily skin) or sour cream (if dry). However, there is an important detail. If cosmetics do not work, it is – a serious reason to guard. The spots may occur in some diseases of female reproductive disorders , liver problems. In this case, contact your doctor.

2. Streamers

In pregnant women, even in a reduction in rate of synthesis of two major components of the skin – protein-polymer of collagen and elastin . As a result of a lack of these two substances that give skin stretch, it is stuffed with thinning. Naturally, the thinning of the skin occurs in places that are at greatest elongation – primarily in the stomach – that, in turn, can lead to “bands of pregnancy” – stretch marks.

The same thing happens on the thighs and buttocks. Possible occurrence of stretch marks on breasts due to their increase during pregnancy and breastfeeding .

There are so many special creams to prevent stretch marks and the “struggle” with them today. And a regular skin care really makes itself known. Nevertheless, more than any creams here plays the role of the natural elasticity of your skin.

3. Masks from herbs and berries

The choice of special cosmetics for pregnant women is becoming richer with each passing year, but will always come to the rescue and proven natural remedies. They also allow the safe and effective care for skin after birth and will remain friends forever.

The most effective and easy to use tool – facials . But there are some subtleties about which it is worth to know, especially being in an interesting position.

Of natural resources is not recommended for pregnant, honey masks and masks from the strawberries , as honey and strawberries are potential allergens.

Apply the mask not more than twice a week, and before each mask is desirable to wipe the skin with vegetable (olive) oil, which contributes to better absorb necessary components of the mask. Typically, before applying the mask using special lotions, but for pregnant woman its better not to apply.

4. Winter skin care

It would have been one or two times a week to make a mask with peanut butter, while moisturizing and nourishing the skin, “disarmed” frost. Night Cream in the winter should be easier, You must not only feed, but also moisturize the skin.

Most of the tools to protect from frost due to higher content of essential oils . Suitable for everyday use, for example, a cream containing oil of roses and fir.

Rose oil rejuvenates and smooths the “crow’s feet” around the eyes , normalizes the activity of the sebaceous glands, is often impaired during pregnancy. Fir oil gives a warming effect during a massage, improves circulation, anti-inflammatory and soothing effect.

5. Sun: How to keep a measure of

Sun to us – it is, first of all, ultraviolet light, which is needed in small amounts in the body to produce vitamin D (which in itself is the prevention of rickets.)

Careful when tanning should be no less than when crossing the street on the freeway, because the sun can be very aggressive to humans.

To avoid this, just need to follow a time when you can sunbathe and even necessary. A pregnant woman, a young mother and child – in these cases, caution should be double tan. Let it sounds corny, but there’s nothing you can do, let the sun will be better trusted friend and protector, rather than vice versa.


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One Response to “Skin During Pregnancy : Changes And Care”

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