Everything changes in pregnancy -- including how your skin reacts to the sun. Get all the benefits of sunshine and avoid the risks with these handy tips.
And you thought you were done with teen-age acne? Ha! Welcome to the hormone changes of the first trimester. Acne breakout and greasy skin can be among your body's reactions. Some acne products can be harmful to your developing baby. Learn how to safely and effectively combat skin problems during pregnancy.
I just found out I am pregnant, very new only about 3 weeks, WOW! I have a concern regarding the beauty products I use - they do contain retinol and my night facial cream contains both Retinol and Hyaluronic Acid. Should I give them to my girlfriend? and if so, what are some safe products to use during pregnancy to help with wrinkles and mild acne?
For anyone out there wanting to keep stretch marks away, a friend told me during my 1st pregnancy to use Bag Balm. You get it at any drug store. It is a nasty looking, nasty smelling and very greasy. I was huge with my son and I smeared it faithfully all over my stomach and breasts. I never got one stretch mark on my entire body from pregnancy. Now I am 6 months pregnant with my 2nd child and faithfully smearing bag balm all over again, and I have elastic skin. Not one stretch mark appearing.
Parents and schools can teach healthy habits such as wear hats, apply sun screen when outside, schedule outdoor events in early morning when possible, and take advantage of naturally shaded areas for lunch and playtime. Do it for your children -- you just might save their life someday.