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BEAUTY PRODUCTS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN

PKMH Beauty And Wellness Recommendations

Your entire life changes the moment you find out you're pregnant. That might include your skin-care products as well. While it's common knowledge that you'll have to give up your favorite wine (sorry! ), having to give up your favorite skin care products may come as a surprise. But there's a reason why everyone's eyes are on your skin care products: some substances may be absorbed into your body, and hence into your baby's body.

While the majority of over-the-counter (OTC) body care items are completely safe for your child, there are a handful that might be harmful. So, here's the good news: you can find a balance between looking attractive and protecting your child while pregnant.

 

When purchasing beauty products during pregnancy, keep an eye out for harmful chemicals and additives to avoid. During pregnancy, it is advised to avoid dangerous chemicals and artificial additions. Ingredients like paraben, large levels of salicylic acid, and hydroquinone, among others, should be avoided in skincare products for the following reasons:

● Parabens: Parabens are a huge no-no during pregnancy since they're linked to a higher risk of cancer.

● Retinoids: It has been discovered that retinoids are linked to birth abnormalities. The usage of this additive may cause difficulties in the kid, such as congenital impairments and neuropsychological disorders.

● Hydroquinone: Although there is no definitive evidence that hydroquinone is linked to birth abnormalities, it is recommended to avoid using products containing this component during pregnancy since hydroquinone may be absorbed quickly via the skin, resulting in excessive quantities in the body.

● Formaldehyde: Formaldehyde is a type of preservative that is used to extend the shelf life of skin care products. However, items containing this component should not be used during pregnancy since they might cause infertility and miscarriage.

● Phthalates: Products containing phthalates should not be used during pregnancy because phthalates can cause hormonal and reproductive problems.

 

Too tired to figure out what's good for your skin and what's not? Don't be concerned. We took care of it for you. The following is a list of safe beauty items for pregnant women:

1. Bio Oil

For you, this is a must-have pregnancy care item. This oil is exceptionally lightweight and packed with plant extracts and important vitamins. It is incredibly hydrating and immediately absorbs into your skin. This is an organic lotion that maintains your skin nourished and shining, as well as reducing uneven skin tone and anti-aging benefits.

Price: 700 INR

2. Butter London Patent Shine 10X Nail Lacquer

When it comes to wearing nail paint while pregnant, there is a lot of misunderstanding. While there aren't many nail paints that are suitable for use during pregnancy, this one is! Butter London's Patent Shine 10X nail polish collection is non-toxic. Xylene, formaldehyde, DBP, toluene, ethyl tosylamide, camphor, and formaldehyde resin are not present. As a result, your baby will not be harmed.

Price: 2010 INR

3. Kama Ayurveda Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

Coconut oil, extra virgin, is an excellent skin moisturizer. It not only contains antioxidants, but it also aids in the reduction of scars and pigmentation, the prevention of UV damage, and the maintenance of a healthy glow. Kama is known for its Ayurvedic medicines, which is why you may use this product without hesitation.

Price: 895 INR

4. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50+

This is a sunblock, not a sunscreen, because it reflects UV radiation and keeps them from reaching your skin. Also, if you've been hesitant to use sunscreen during your pregnancy, you may use this sunscreen without fear. It's non-oily, sweat- and water-resistant, and PABA-free. As a result, it will not hurt you or your child.

Price: 650 INR

5. Himalaya Herbals Kajal

This company is noted for its herbal and natural goods. You also don't have to worry about wearing this kajal when pregnant. Triphala and Damask Rose, as well as castor and almond oil, are included in this product. It reduces eye strain by retaining moisture in your eyes. It enhances the appearance of your eyes without hurting them.

Price: 140 INR

6. SoulTree Ayurvedic Lipstick

Honey and clarified butter or ghee are used in this ayurvedic lipstick to keep your lips hydrated, cure dry and chapped lips, and brighten them. It's perfectly safe to use during pregnancy because it doesn't include paraben, SLES, or SLS. It comes in a variety of colors.

Price: 990 INR

7. Khadi Sandalwood Facepack



This is a herbal face pack that helps to minimize the size of your pores and give you a clearer complexion. Sandalwood preserves the pH balance of your skin and keeps it calm.

Price: 140 INR

8. Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula


Palmer's is a well-known company that makes goods for newborns as well as their moms. Cocoa butter is used to make this body lotion, which is a great moisturizer. Shea butter, collagen, vitamin E, and elastin are also included. This lotion claims to cure stretch marks and other skin scars, leaving your skin smooth and bright. All of the components are safe to use during pregnancy and are soothing on the skin.

Price: 449 INR

9. Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation

Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation is a medium-coverage foundation that will keep your skin appearing fresh all day. It's devoid of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulphates SLS & SLES, and triclosan, and it's lightweight and water-based. And because of all of these qualities, it is quite safe for pregnant women.

Price: 4300 INR

10. Forest Essentials Mother's Stretch Mark Oil, Nalpamarathy Keram

This is an Ayurvedic treatment for stretch marks and other spots that develop during pregnancy. It's made with coconut oil and includes spices like Kachura and green turmeric. These are potent compounds that provide positive consequences.

Price: 1275 INR for 200 ml

 

One thing to keep in mind is that if you're unsure about an ingredient, don't use it. When you've had a baby, keep your skin care and cosmetics regimen basic. These natural and safe options will help you maintain your radiance throughout this time. We realize the everyday hardships you have, but this is only a phase, and your skin will return to normal in no time. The only thing we hope for you is a healthy pregnancy with glowing skin. These are some of the products handpicked by us at #pkmh just for you so that you can get yourself free from the hassle of searching for the right products and concentrate more on relaxing and taking care of yourself.

After all what better glow than that of motherhood!

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  • DISCLAIMER : the recommendations mentioned in the article are for generic purpose only. Incase you‘d like a specific solution to your skin or beauty related concerns, pls reach out to us on email. We DO NOT promote any particular brand or product mentioned in the article. The article is for general reading only.

  • For pregnant women we recommend visiting your doctor for any particular query regarding your overall well-being including Skincare.

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