Updated: Mar 13, 2022
You're probably wondering if you can still enjoy a good pampering session at the salon. Here's everything to know about getting facials during pregnancy!
I'm excited to share with you all about how facials can help during pregnancy. I'm not just talking about the occasional breakout here and there. Pregnancy can cause all sorts of skin issues, from dryness and itchiness to acne and melasma. But don't worry, mums-to-be, there are plenty of options out there to help soothe your skin woes. And what better way to relax and pamper yourself than with a facial? Trust me, your skin will thank you for it!
As a mum-to-be, you're probably wondering if you can still enjoy a good pampering session at the salon. Here's everything you need to know about getting facials during pregnancy.
From which treatments are safe to whether or not you should lie down, we've got all the info to help you make your decision. So sit back, relax and let us take care of you!
Here's why your skin changes during pregnancy
A lot of things change in a woman's body during the different stages of pregnancy. And so it's more important for a pregnant woman to feel and look beautiful. Most of Beauty treatments are pregnancy safe but some aren't.
Here is a guide to on what you can and can't do during pregnancy.
Facials: It's completely safe to go for a facials but you need to be a little cautious about the products. You're best go to treatments are ones with natural or toxic - free facials rather then chemical based facials. Also keep in mind that your skin will be more sensitive during pregnancy. electric currents, chemical peels or treatments like microcurrent are not recommended.
Laser hair removal: is not recommended for expectant mothers. Not only has there not been enough research to show if LASER is harmful for the baby but also an expectant's mothers hair growth is not in it's normal phase, so you'll be fighting an endless battle of unpredicted hair growth. The other thing to keep in mind is that pregnant woman are generally more sensitive so your pain threshold may not be as when you aren't pregnant. Keep the laser hair removal treatments for after the baby is born.
Aromatherapy Massage: An expectant mother deserves to be pampered through massage treatments, especially with all the aches and pains we all go through, not to mention the constant need of being tired. Massage is completely safe during pregnancy when performed by an experience therapist. But it is important to keep away from essential oils and some oils can bring on early labour.
Pregnancy skin problems and solutions
Dry, Dull Skin; The most common sign of pregnancy is dry skin, which can be caused by a lack in hormones to fight off rust and oiliness. Your body's natural oils go towards nurturing the baby so you'll end up with more mature looking locks after giving birth!
The best way around this issue? Keep your skin nourished and well moisturised at home with an oil based cleanser and treat yourself to a hydrating facial such as our PuraPeel hydra-dermabrasion,
Pigmentation and Melasma; When you are pregnant, your body releases Environmental Hormones that can stimulate pigment-stimulating hormones. These in turn cause melasma - large patches of discoloration appearing on the face due to hyperpigmentation or skin irritation from increased photosensitivity . The postpartum period often brings about an improvement but taking care for yourself during pregnancy will help alleviate any long term problems
Preventing is not easy when it comes to pregnancy hormones but using SPF daily can help reduce the risk of pigmentation Alongside our PuraPeel hydra-dermabrasion treatment which includes a safe and effective peel to use while pregnant keeps pigmentation at bay.
Adult Acne; You may notice an increase in oil production during pregnancy which can lead to breakouts - especially around the chin, jawline and cheeks. It's important NOT to extract these blemishes as scarring left behind could lead to hyperpigmentation and discoloration for your skin tone! To prevent this problem PuraPeel Hydra-dermabrasion facials are great way to calm inflammation and prevent the clogging of pores.
Are you pregnant and looking for a safe way to get rid of those pregnancy skin problems?
Tania’s Beauty Secrets is the best place to go if you are looking for professional facials that will help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. We have a range of products including organic products, so there is no risk of harmful chemicals or toxins being absorbed into your body. Our treatments are safe and effective,
You can relax in our tranquil salon while we pamper you with soothing music, aromatherapy, and gentle hands. All of our products are made from natural ingredients like coconut oil and pregnancy safe essential oils – no parabens or sulfates here! You will leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated after one of our luxurious facials. And don’t forget about those prenatal massages! They will help ease tension in your neck, back, shoulders, legs…all over your body really! It feels amazing to be pampered during pregnancy when it seems like everything else going on around you is out of control. Come see us today at Tania's Beauty Secrets!
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