Motherhood is exciting and all your attention now is to take care of your little angel. It is so much so that, new moms even forget taking care of them. On top of it, the play of hormones and the not-so-pretty changes in your body like stretch marks and cracked nipples. Here are some tips to get back the skin that you had previously.
- Give immediate care for stretch marks
Those tiger marks develop in your stomach and hips post pregnancy. Prevention is better for stretch marks, once appeared, it is not possible to get rid of stretch marks completely. But with immediate attention and regular care, it will lighten. MamaEarth Stretch Mark Removal Cream is a natural formula for preventing stretch marks. Enriched with the goodness of milk proteins, shea and cocoa butter, this cream moisturizes and soothes your stretched skin. Peptides added to this marks cream will help your skin to regain elasticity.
- Cleanse regularly
The skin of a mom after delivery is prone to acne, pimples and dehydration, sue to hormone fluctuations. By cleaning it regularly you can keep all these issues at bay. However, take care that you only use a mild cleanser. You can also use exfoliants and scrubs which have aloe vera, as they are natural healers.
- Take care of cracked nipples
Sore or cracked nipples are an inevitable part of nursing experience for many moms. You can prevent it to a good extend with a good latching position, with the baby latches on with his head tipped back and chin pressed into mother’s breast and nose away from the breast. But worry not if you are having cracked nipple. MamaEarth Nipple Butter Cream is a natural solution for it. It contains coconut oil and shea butter to nourish the nipple skin. It has calendula extracts to provide a soothing effect to the cracked nipples, and its other ingredients like Vitamin E and beeswax help faster recovery of the affected area. It is made with 100% natural ingredients, so you can use it without worrying about the chemicals harming you or your baby.
- Moisturise your skin with regular care
Devote some time of your day to moisturize your skin. Normally any moisturizer having Vitamin E and C would be good enough for replenishing the skin. However, if you are breastfeeding, creams and lotions having salicylic acid, retinoid and parabens should be strictly avoided. To get back the glow, you can always use natural products or those with an organic base.
- Epsom salt bath for muscle pains
Epsom salt, commonly known as bath salt, soothes sore muscles, swellings and encourages fast healing of perineum area. Buy MamaEarth Epsom Salt Bath with replenished levels of Magnesium and Sulphate to reduce all kinds of post delivery muscle pains from your body. It also contains lavender oil which helps you to relax and calm your senses.
- Eat healthily and sleep well
A healthy diet is the key for a healthy skin. Apart from fruits and vegetables, you should ensure regular protein, dairy products and grains in your diet. Also, consume the regular 8-10 glasses of water to get the glow on your skin back.
That lack of adequate sleep leaves dark circles under your eyes. To avoid that, make sure both you and the baby are getting sufficient sleep. If possible you can always match your sleep timings with that of the baby. Or keep benchmarks of hours for sleep in mind and make sure you adhere to it.
As a new mother, you may be only concerned about taking care of the little one. However, never ignore the warning signs of your skin. Follow the above tips to maintain that beautiful glow you had when you were expecting. Only when you are yourself, feeling happy and pampered, you can handle your baby too, isn’t it?