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There are a lot of things that you are asked to avoid too, such as black coffee and alcohol. The same thing goes for the things you apply on your skin and hair too! As these chemicals can get absorbed in your body and affect the baby. This is a major reason why most women ignore skincare and suffer from various common problems like dryness & itchiness. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Is Your Skin Care Routine Safe for Your Pregnancy?


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Is Your Skin Care Routine Safe for Your
Pregnancy?
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Suggestions about Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy brings a huge change in any womans
    life. The growing belly and the constant nausea
    are the common changes that every woman goes
    through.
  • There are a lot of things that you are asked to
    avoid too, such as black coffee and alcohol. 

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Suggestions about Pregnancy
  • The same thing goes for the things you apply on
    your skin and hair too! As these chemicals can
    get absorbed in your body and affect the baby. 
  • This is a major reason why most women ignore
    skincare and suffer from various common problems
    like dryness itchiness.
  • Taking proper care of skin is extremely important
    during pregnancy. So, heres what to avoid in
    your skincare routine toget that glowing, dewy
    skin.

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Few Things to Avoid During Pregnancy!
  • 1. Salicylic Acid It is also called the beta
    hydroxy acid and is used for treating acne. As
    per studies, during pregnancy, it is best to stop
    using anything with Salicylic Acid.
  • 2. Parabens Parabens and preservatives such
    as ethylparaben, methylparaben, butylparaben, and
    propylparaben need to be avoided at all costs
    during pregnancy.

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Few Things to Avoid During Pregnancy!
  • 3. Retinoids It is used in most skincare
    products because of the anti-aging properties.
    Doctors advise pregnant women to avoid using this
    ingredient too due to its potential harmful
    impacts.
  • 4. Formaldehyde Donors There are numerous skin
    care products that use the ingredient known as
    Formaldehyde Donors. These preservatives
    prevent the growth of bacteria and yeast. Well,
    there are safer options that you can opt for
    glowing skin during pregnancy.

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Few Things to Avoid During Pregnancy!
  • 5. Synthetic Fragrances Many brands use the term
    fragrance and hide the exact ingredients which
    are used in the product. You need to be extra
    cautious know about all the ingredients that
    are put in the products before you use it on your
    skin.
  • 6. Phthalates They are used for softening
    plastics. They are also utilized as the solvent
    for different kinds of materials. It is best to
    avoid this ingredient during pregnancy.
  • 7. Petrolatum It is also known as petroleum
    jelly. Try to avoid it at all costs as it
    contains potential toxic contaminants.

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1. Dont skip your skincare routine
  • There are many pregnant women who do not use
    anything for their skin. This is not a solution
    at all.
  • You must use a cleanser, moisturizer, and
    sunscreen to ensure the proper health of your
    skin. You can go with organic and natural
    skincare products.

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2. Keep yourself moisturized
  • During pregnancy, you must use moisturizer a lot.
    It must be used frequently to avoid stretch
    marks, minimize itchiness and soothe dry rough
    skin which is common during pregnancy.
  • Moisturizer must be used on the entire body like
    elbows, nipples, and knees as these parts become
    dry easily.

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3. Consult your GYN or OB before any new
treatment
  • Before going for new skin treatments, you must
    make sure to consult your Obstetrician or
    Gynecologist.
  • It is advised that facial should be done on a
    monthly basis. Extensive heat therapy along with
    treatments like fillers, laser, or Botox must be
    avoided during pregnancy.

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4. Sunscreen is important
  • During pregnancy, the body is more sensitive, so
    your skin needs adequate sunscreen. It has been
    advised by most skin experts that pregnant women
    must not step under the sun without using ample
    sunscreen.
  • In addition to this, use protective clothing such
    as glasses and hats. Half a teaspoon of sunscreen
    with SPF30 or above can be used every 2-3 hours
    to protect your skin while you are out.

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5. Vitamin C serum to your face and body care
routine
  • It's a great antioxidant and safe to use during
    pregnancy. It helps with tissue repair, healing
    and keeping your skin healthy and glowing.
  • should be avoided during pregnancy even if there
    is a sudden breakout of acne. You can instead use
    mild AHA topicals available off the counter that
    contain glycolic acid, as they will help heal the
    acne and are safe. 

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Reference
  • https//www.cordlifeindia.com/blog/skin-care-routi
    ne-safe-pregnancy/
  • https//www.vogue.in/content/skin-care-routine-for
    -pregnant-women-dermatologists-talk-about
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