Itching, dry skin and pimples may occur during pregnancy. This is due to the increased estrogen levels, which restricts the activity of sebaceous glands. Fragrance free lotion or creams can help to contribute moisture to the irritated skin. Taking baths with lavender, almond or adding jojoba oil in the water bath can also help against itching. If you suffer from dry skin, you may consider weekly facial masks from fresh fruits and vegetables. Lemon juice could be a remedy to treat pimples as its acidity kills bacteria and the essential oil tightens the tissue. Cleansing gels or PH-neutral, mild facial soap is optimal for cleaning the dry or impure skin. They contain substances that can help maintain the natural protective layer of the skin. Do consult your dermatologist if problems with your skin persist.
Unfortunately, stretch marks cannot be completely excluded. But the chances of getting rid of it will increase if you start prevention early.
Our advice for the prevention of stretch marks:
The visible symptoms during pregnancy include stretch marks. They can occur in the subcutaneous tissue from the increased expansion of the tissue. These stretch marks occur more frequently in places such as the abdomen, hips, breasts and buttocks. The severity of the stretch marks is dependent on your personal disposition.
However, you can maintain the elasticity of your skin tissue and promote its blood circulation with a few simple steps. Simply apply the skin of the abdomen, thighs, breasts and buttocks with high-quality pregnancy care oil and massage the areas two to three times a day. Brush your skin with a massage glove one to two times per week with a body scrub to strengthen the skin. Start these measures right at the beginning of your pregnancy for ideal skin care.
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