Pregnancy is that phase in every girl’s life, which brings along a lot of hormonal changes that tend to alter the way you look. Some women tend to glow, while some suffer from pale and sallow skin. This is quite normal because each one’s body reacts differently to pregnancy.

And no matter how your pregnancy is treating you, we believe that looking beautiful is every woman’s birthright. This is why we have compiled a list of easy to follow beauty tips that will ensure that you put your best foot forward during those exciting nine months...

Drink plenty of water
 

Drink plenty of water

Factors such as amniotic fluid production, increase in blood volume and nausea tends to quickly dehydrate a pregnant woman. Therefore, it is advisable that your water intake amounts to at least 2 litres in total.

Eat right
 

Eat right

What you eat during pregnancy has a major impact on the health and nutrition of your baby. It is important that you eat right and consume healthy food. Foods that contain Omega oils help keep your skin plump and youthful. Legumes, leafy veggies, berries and even chocolate contain vitamins A, C, and E that fights wrinkles and skin discolouration.

Watch out for stretch marks
 

Watch out for stretch marks

Prevent and deal with stretch marks early on to prevent them from becoming stubborn later. Invest in good and natural skincare products such as shea butter or natural body oils such as sweet almond or olive oil. Gently massage the cream or oil on a daily basis focusing on your belly, breasts, and hips.

Follow a proper skincare routine
 

Follow a proper skincare routine

Do not forget to take care of your skin when pregnant. While hormonal changes are unavoidable, you can try to prevent further damage to your skin by strictly following a CTM routine. Ensure that the products you use are gentle and do not contain harmful chemicals.

Use makeup wisely
 

Use makeup wisely

Dark spots, pigmentation, under eye circles and pale skin are almost unavoidable during pregnancy. Use makeup to help conceal these and look your best. Use products that are safe for your skin and give you a fresh and dewy look.