Pregnancy is often called the “second state” because a woman’s body is then exposed to numerous hormonal changes for nine months. This results in certain side effects. The changes on the skin are noticed the fastest and easiest. Pregnant women should definitely consult a doctor regarding all new changes and observed novelties in their health status.
Dry skin is most often accompanied by burning and redness in the abdomen. Acne and pimples and increased oiliness of the skin can occur. Changes in pigmentation, redness and cracking of capillaries occur. Undesirable and unavoidable stretch marks appear on the skin. However, most of the skin returns to its original normal state after pregnancy. A person can also help the body in the process of regeneration. The best results are achieved with persistent, persistent and appropriate care from the first days of pregnancy Stretch marks whose occurrence mainly depends on genetic predispositions can be minimized. Proper application of moisturizing creams and preparations whose common ingredients are fruit acids and regular massage is required.
By repeatedly applying moisturizers during the day, the unpleasant burning and itching sensation can be removed. Prevention of acne and pimples is on a healthy and balanced diet. Pregnant women should avoid greasy, fried and overly spicy foods and snacks, as well as industrially produced sweets. Increased intake of water and natural vitamin C is recommended. The face can be cleaned with masks made of pure clay. Acne and pimples disappear in most cases after pregnancy.
Changes in the capillaries of water appear pregnant redness. This phenomenon can be alleviated with products containing aloe, chamomile, calendula, with the addition of panthenol and vitamin E. The appearance of freckles and blemishes on the face is further enhanced by exposure to sunlight. Regular use of SPF preparations with a protection factor greater than 30 is required. Since many cosmetic products contain ingredients that reach the fetus through the skin and negatively affect the development of the fetus, it is necessary to consult a pharmacist and doctor before using any preparations. During pregnancy, the use of preparations containing hydroquinone, tretinoin, adapalene, tazarotene, isotretinoin, retinoids, parabens, corticosteroids and certain antibiotics is prohibited.