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Radiant & Glowing Skincare During Pregnancy: Our Top 5 Recommedations

Skincare during pregnancy

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As you embark on this wondrous journey of motherhood, a radiant chapter unfolds before you. While the joy it brings is immeasurable, it’s natural to encounter challenges, particularly when it comes to your skin. The ebb and flow of hormones during pregnancy can either bestow upon you a glorious glow or present unexpected skin concerns like acne, hair loss, and pigmentation. Many women find themselves longing for that anticipated pregnancy radiance, only to be confronted with tired-looking skin, breakouts, and unwanted marks.

In this transformative time, ensuring the safety of skincare products becomes a paramount concern. Every expectant mother yearns to make choices that prioritise the well-being of their precious baby, nestled within their womb. It’s not uncommon for women to seek guidance on the safety of skincare during pregnancy, frequently asking questions such as, “Are these products safe?” or “Can I continue wearing makeup?”

Expert guidance for safe and beautiful skincare during pregnancy

At Dr. Helena Taylor Clinic, we empathise deeply with these concerns. We understand the desire to embrace natural alternatives and seek expert advice on nurturing your skin throughout pregnancy. Our dedicated team of professionals, led by caring physicians, is here to offer genuine guidance and support.

At Helena Taylor clinic, we wholeheartedly recognise the significance of self-care and nurturing a tranquil state of mind for a healthy and blissful pregnancy journey. We not only guide you away from harmful skincare products but also offer safe alternatives right within our clinic.

We understand that maintaining a daily beauty routine may pose challenges, which is why we proudly present our indulgent treatments designed specifically for mothers and mothers-to-be. Rest assured, these treatments are not only luxurious but also safe, as we tailor each session to address your unique concerns and needs.

Immerse yourself in our relaxing skin treatments for mothers and mothers-to-be

Yummy Tummy Facial

*Tummy Facials provide a soothing way for the mummy to have their skin being pampered, nourished & relaxed in a completely non evasive way.*Using evidence-based product line, Nimue combined with a completely holistic approach, the Yummy Tummy treatment is the perfect way to soothe and nourish your growing bump. This facial combines the goodness of rejuvenation for your facial skin as well as a massage for your tummy.Headed by our talented midwife, our ladies are in expert hands as you are whisked away on a relaxing journey that ensures prevention of stretch marks and loose skin, and a massage that promotes wellbeing for both mother and baby.

During your session, you will be comfortably positioned to ensure your utmost relaxation. We use pregnancy safe line of Nimue products to ensure that your skin is cleansed, toned, and exfoliated. Designed to improve cell turnover and increase the production of collagen, the integrity of the skin is kept in check.The next step is a Midwife led pregnancy massage with your choice of oil (pregnancy safe of course!) which is not only deeply relaxing but aids in keeping the skin supple and firm. Of course, it’s not only Mummy that benefits from this step of the treatment, but your baby is also enjoying every moment of the experience so if you get a little nudge or feel a flutter it is a reminder of the beautiful journey you are on.

The therapeutic benefits of our tummy massages extend beyond mere physical relief; they promote a sense of emotional well-being, reduce stress, and enhance the overall harmony within your body. The next step of the treatment is a nourishing mask designed to hydrate the skin. Whilst this is working, those swollen and tired feet are taking care of with a lymphatic massage ensuring you are fully refreshed.Finally, a layer of Nimue moisturiser is massaged into your skin and the experience is complete.

Fire & Ice Facial — Why we love it

Experience the resurfacing and rejuvenation with Fire & Ice Facial. Designed to rapidly and safely resurface the skin, this professional treatment involves the combination of warming and cooling sensations that will leave your skin feeling refreshed and invigorated.

Fire & ice facial is safe for pregnant women to undergo. The treatment contains no harsh chemicals or ingredients that can harm the developing baby.

Foaming Enzyme Facial — Why we love it

Enjoy the powerful, yet soothing Foaming Enzyme Treatment. This facial can help manage and prevent acne, comedones, and breakouts. This professional treatment combines papaya and pineapple enzymes with a potent, botanically derived Glycolic Acid to reveal a polished, more radiant complexion. The foaming masque is lightly massaged onto the skin while steam helps it to diffuse further. Good for all skin types, the Foaming Enzyme Treatment Facial will leave your skin clear and glowing.

Honey Enzyme Facial — Why we love it

Revitalise your complexion with the Honey Enzyme Facial. This luxurious, exfoliating, and hydrating facial enhances skin with gentle massage and soothing hydration. Enjoy the warming sensation of the honey cleanser as you receive a lymphatic drainage massage. An exfoliating masque is applied in a circular motion to boost circulation and gently resurface the skin. The Honey Enzyme Facial is completed with a deeply hydrating masque to nourish the skin and leave it feeling rejuvenated. Effective for all skin types, you will enjoy a dramatically smoother, brighter complexion with a noticeable glow.

Pregnancy skincare recommendations

In our pursuit of providing, you with the utmost care, we highly advise against using products containing potentially harmful ingredients. Steering clear of skincare products with the following ingredients:

  • Hydroquinone
  • Salicylic acid
  • Retinoids
  • Benzoyl peroxide

Moreover, we kindly recommend exercising caution when considering new products, as they may carry the risk of triggering unexpected allergic reactions. Prioritise the use of FDA-approved skincare products specifically formulated for pregnancy and breastfeeding women, as they have undergone rigorous testing to guarantee their safety.

We highly recommend the following brands:

  • iS Clinical
    This brand is not only dermatologists accepted but is popular amongst consumers and professionals both. Complete with a homecare range and professional use products, you can have a worry-free skincare routine that works.
    Visit iS Clinical Website

  • AQ Skin Solutions
    Based in California (USA), AQ Skin Solutions Inc stands as an esteemed award-winning cosmeceutical brand, specializing in the production of Growth Factors (GFs) for optimal skincare. Ground-breaking medical research has unveiled the remarkable potential of GFs in expediting and enhancing the healing process of damaged areas on the human body. These growth factors are just as beneficial in skincare for their repairing and anti- aging properties.Active Serum contains high concentrations of multiple growth factors that are found in healthy, young skin plus anti-aging antioxidants stimulates collagen production.– Fights free radical damage that causes premature aging– Daily use will produce a firmer, smoother complexion with brighter, more even skin tone, diminished fine lines and wrinkles, and reduced or eliminated sun/age spots and hyperpigmentation. By embracing safe skincare practices and treating yourself to moments of pampering, you not only promote your physical well-being but also nurture your inner serenity. Allow us to be your trusted guide on this journey, imparting authoritative knowledge and gentle coaxing to help you comprehend the true importance of self-care during pregnancy.
    Visit AQ Skin Solutions Website

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