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Pregnancy Safe Facials

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.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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