Pregnancy is a sensitive time for your body. If you aren’t careful, the smallest exposure to the wrong chemical can have detrimental effects on your baby’s development. Pregnancy is a good time to let loose and go the low maintenance route, but for some us, we’d like to be as far away from looking like a caveman as possible.
You are not alone if you feel overwhelmed by all the do’s and don’ts of pregnancy, so we’ve put together a list of beauty products that are perfect for just this joyous 9-month occasion. Here is our pregnancy proofed beauty regimen.
SOPHi non-toxic nail polish
FINALLY a line of non-toxic nail polish. This collection by Piggy Paint is designed to keep the eco-friendly momentum of Earth Month going all year long. If you were a nail salon regular prior to being pregnant, this safe alternative may be great for you. SOPHi’s non-toxic collection of nail polish is actually more durable and pigmented than you’d expect it be.
Nine Naturals Hair Care
This formula for shampoo is completely free of paraben, triclosan, sulfate, BPA, phthalate petrochemical and DEA. With citrus and mint nourishing ingredients, Nine Naturals shampoos is one of the few shampoos on the market that is deemed safe for pregnant women. It is also created with without artificial dyes. Many have said this formula leaves their mane silky smooth unlike many drying shampoos that parade drug stores.
Mambino Organics for Stretch Marks
When it comes to matters of vanity, stretch marks are among the worst of women’s post pregnancy fears. I’m sure you’ve tireless read through the laundry list of products on the market aimed to avoid and even cure stretch marks but this Mambino Organics Anti-Stretch & Rebound Skin Duo has some pretty groundbreaking reviews. This combination does not release toxins into your bloodstream that could potentially be harmful to both you and your baby.
Belli Anti-Blemish Facial Wash
Belli skincare offers an amazing collection of coveted beauty products that are safe enough for expecting mamas. This face wash tends to the acne prone pregnancy population. It leaves your face feeling clean and refined without drying it with potentially harmful salic/ lactic acid. Though these active ingredients are effective, they aren’t the best for expecting moms. This face wash cleanses and exfoliates all while being a natural skin brightener. Belli’s facial wash is teratology screened and even recommended by OB/GYN & Dermatologists.
Written by Karen Barski, BSN, RN, Mother of five, Certified Infant Care Specialist & Instructor, & Inventor of the Woombie Baby Swaddle
Karen has been an RN for 18 years, and has worked in many different nursing roles. As a Certified Infant Care Specialist, Karen counsels thousands of families yearly on a multitude of issues relating to pregnancy and infancy. Also, as a mother of five, she has invaluable experience and tips to share.
Since 2007, Karen’s company, KB Designs, has invented a line of signature baby swaddle products that have helped parents easily transition their new babies from womb to home. There are multiple designs and sizes so that babies can enjoy the comfort and security of the Woombie up until the time they begin to roll.
Each product has been created and designed by Karen because of a need she identified in her life with her five children. With convenience, safety, and fashion in mind, KB Designs has helped over a half million babies and counting!
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