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Postpartum Skin Woes? Essentials You Need To Know & Ways To Deal With It

Every woman sees the not-so-pretty changes in her skin during one of the most cherished times of her life. Be it Acne, Pigmentation, Stretch marks or Melasma; your skin goes through even more changes after pregnancy.

Just like the rest of your body, your skin can take a long time to get back to normal (whatever that was for you) after you have delivered. That rosy mom-to-be glow (caused by hormonal changes & fueled up blood flow to your skin) may be gone, possibly replaced by postpartum acne, blemishes or pigmentation (thanks a lot) due again to hormonal swings (plus stress, sleep deprivation and about no time for skin care). Let us not forget about those dark splotches on your forehead, upper lip and cheeks, which are yet to fade, or will they ever?

The good news is that these changes are not permanent. With little care towards themselves, women can go back to looking and feeling like their pre-pregnancy self in due course of time. Let us discuss the physical changes women see in their skin post-pregnancy and ways to overcome these.

Changes You See In Skin After Delivery & How To Take Care Of It:

While some women are blessed enough to bask in the delivery glow for a lifetime, others may experience acne, pigmentation, stretch marks, puffy eyes and dark circles. With little or no care, it tends to get aggravated. So, new mommies need to pay attention to their skin care needs as soon as possible.

Stretch Marks:

Stretch marks undoubtedly are one of the most stubborn ones to get rid of. Due to the gain (during delivery) and subsequent loss (after delivery) in weight, women see stretch marks in many parts of their bodies after the delivery. These stubborn stretch marks will not go away entirely but will become lighter with time. Initially, they will be pink, purple, or reddish-brown in color. Eventually, the pigmentation will go away, making them look lighter.

In your journey to get rid of those pesky stretch marks, try Mom & World Massage Lotion For Stretch Marks. This Lotion has an advanced, multi-action formula that helps to improve the firmness and texture of the skin by using safe, organic and natural ingredients. It is the ideal choice for women looking for an effective product for reducing the appearance of stretch marks during and after pregnancy. The special blend of botanical butter in the lotion gives you soft, smooth and rejuvenated skin. It is rich in vitamins that are crucial for the synthesis of skin collagen and support regeneration of the skin tissues. It also helps to calm down the stressed skin and with daily usage, this lotion minimizes skin damage and increases the suppleness of the skin. Though this Massage Lotion is created explicitly for expectant and new mothers, it is equally effective in reducing stretch marks due to weight gain, puberty, and an increase in muscle mass or aging.

Dark Spots:

The stress and hormonal changes that come with motherhood can have adverse effects on your facial skin. The development of brownish spots is just one of them. To stop these dark spots from increasing, it is essential to be gentle to the skin and cleanse it twice a day with a mild cleanser.

To help yourself attain a spotless complexion post-pregnancy, try Mom & World Neem & Aloe Foaming Face Wash. Enriched with the best natural and bioactive ingredients, this Foaming Face wash helps restore skin to a happy & healthy state by clearing it of dust, dirt, & grime. Infused with the antibacterial Neem, the Face Wash helps keep acne-causing bacteria at bay, while Aloe vera helps soothe and calm the skin & removes inflammation. The presence of Green Tea helps fight free radicals, and Ashwagandha works efficiently to reduce the early signs of aging, lines, & wrinkles. Other natural ingredients like Lemon, Turmeric, Grapefruit, Tulsi extract, & Vitamin E provide nutrients to the skin to keep it nourished. The Foaming Face Wash. The Face wash is gentle in its formulation and does strip your skin of its natural oils. It gently cleanses without making the skin feel dry or stretchy and maintains its moisture balance.

Pigmentation or Melasma:

It is expected that during pregnancy, dark patches develop on the face. These are called chloasma or melasma. This change in pigmentation occurs due to the high level of pregnancy hormones or stress in the body. These hormones gradually decrease after pregnancy. While some brown patches may become less noticeable, others may stay for good. Anyone with this condition must avoid constant exposure to the sun and follow good skin care products to help it diminish or prevent it from further increasing.

To get back that mommy glow and reduce pigmentation, try Mom & World Repair + Renew Youth Firming Night Cream. This Night Cream is created to provide superior nourishment to the skin to support nighttime skin repair, renewal, and rejuvenation. It delivers your skin the ingredients it needs to repair the everyday micro-damages your skin sustains throughout the day due to exposure to pollutants, ultraviolet radiation, and chemicals. It helps to restore the moisture mantle and antioxidant barrier of the skin and reduces the loss of skin elasticity that decreases the signs of premature aging of the skin. As a result, your skin gradually regains its healthy natural texture. It helps fade dark spots and hyperpigmentation, reduces skin dullness, and leaves you with a more even and radiant complexion. Devoid of harmful chemicals and enriched with natural oils, plant butters, and botanical extracts, it provides complete nighttime skincare that works wonders for your skin.

Dark Circles, Puffiness or Under Eye Wrinkles:

Dark circles and puffy eyes are the results of hormonal changes, as well as lack of sleep after delivery. This is mainly because your eyes express the tiredness that your body experiences post-delivery. Constantly waking up to feed the baby causes a lack of proper sleep, leading to dark circles, under-eye puffiness, and aging of the under-eye skin.

Relax & rejuvenate your under eye skin with Mom & World Aloe Vera Under Eye Roll On Cream (with Caffeine, Turmeric, Vitamins B3, E). It is packed with the richness of the amazing hydration-boosting and radiance-imparting ingredients. The cream cools, rejuvenates, brightens, and lightens the under-eye skin. The Aloe vera present in the under-eye cream helps soothe under-eye skin, Caffeine helps remove puffiness, Cucumber extract works to hydrate & refresh the skin, Niacinamide infused in the cream improves skin texture, fine lines, and pigmentation around the eyes, and Hyaluronic Acid provides a nourished & plumper look, while other natural ingredients help deliver the essential nutrients to the under-eye to retain the younger-looking, youthful skin and keep lines and wrinkles at bay. The roll-on applicator further eases application and product absorption into the skin to enhance the product benefits. It works by distributing the product and gently massaging the skin. Made with premium natural and bioactive ingredients, the Under-eye Aloe vera Roll-on Cream is free from parabens, mineral oils, phthalates, and other harmful chemicals. The cream effectively diminishes early signs of aging, dark circles, puffiness, and saggy skin. It forms a thin protective layer around the under-eye skin to fight the environmental stressors and retain the moisture balance.

Acne:

Acne breakouts during or post-pregnancy are widespread. High progesterone levels post-pregnancy can cause pimples to break out. If you have had clear skin throughout the pregnancy, then this may come as a surprise to you. Taking care of your skin is essential to help diminish pimples and prevent them from further leaving marks on your skin.

To help reduce pimples, add Mom & World Neem & Aloe Vera Face Mask to your post-pregnancy skin care routine. It helps improve the skin’s tone & texture while nourishing it at the same time. It rejuvenates the dull & dry skin and restores its natural radiance. The Face Mask pampers your skin with the hydrating and nourishing formulation and increases the clarity, luminosity, and suppleness of your skin. It also helps detoxify the skin and restore the skin’s moisture balance making your skin feel softer and more refreshed. The antibacterial Neem present in the Face Mask keeps acne at bay and the Aloe vera helps calm the skin & relieve inflammation. Other natural ingredients like Tulsi, French Green Clay, Turmeric, Witch Hazel, & Sweet Almond Oil help nourish the skin while improving skin texture and complexion.

Hypersensitive Skin:

Many of you may experience sensitive skin after pregnancy. Anything may cause your skin to react adversely. For example, even a little exposure to the sun may cause the skin to burn. Sometimes, your skin may feel irritated towards things like chlorine, detergent and most skin care products. It is advisable to use products based out of natural ingredients so that they don’t react with sensitive skin and in fact, cools it down further. Skin care products with aloe vera are most advisable in such a case as it is a soothing and calming effect on the skin and naturally hydrates it.

As mentioned earlier, some of the above skin issues may fade away with time, while some conditions such as skin allergy after giving birth may stay and require special care, which makes it imperative to follow a proper skin care regimen.

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