Are facials during Pregnancy safe?
Pregnancy can be a challenging time for women; during this phase, we go through many changes in our life, including physical changes. Therefore, during this time period, it is crucial that we take care and pamper ourselves even more, and hence a facial is a great option!
Especially because our skin is extra sensitive due to hormonal changes during pregnancy. For those with eczema, it may become worse, and other than that, there are some ingredients or products prohibited by gynecologists when women are pregnant or lactating. It is important to find a spa that offers pregnancy facials and is equipped with the right skincare products that do not contain any harmful ingredients.
Which facials are safe during pregnancy:
Following are some of the common spa facials that can be done when you are pregnant.
· Deep cleansing facials:
Deep cleansing facials are a great option for pregnant women. This basic facial includes three steps exfoliation, cleansing, and lastly, masks and moisturizers. These facials can do wonders on the skin by removing dead skin buildup on your skin and deep cleansing the pores.
· Oxygen facials:
If you are looking for something stronger, then opt for an oxygen facial. This facial is safe during pregnancy and has a lot of benefits for the skin. It boosts the circulation of blood in the vessels present on the face, improves the skin's oxygenation, and reduces wrinkles and fine lines.
· Hydrating facials:
If you want a facial that will hydrate and moisturize your face, then a hydrating facial is the best option, it cleanses your face while improving collagen, elasticity, and water content of the skin.
What treatments should be avoided during pregnancy:
There are some treatments and products that should be avoided during pregnancy. Following are a few that are mentioned below.
· Microdermabrasion – Causes irritation, scarring and skin breakouts during the months of pregnancy.
· High-Frequency – Due to the small electrical current this device administers, it is not advised to be used during pregnancy.
· Chemical peels – Check with doctor prior to your treatment as peels may be harmful to your extra sensitive skin.
Which ingredients should be avoided during pregnancy:
· Salicylic Acid
· Aluminum chloride hexahydrate
· Beta hydroxy acids
· Chemical sunscreens
· Diethanolamine (DEA)
· Dihydroxyacetone (DHA)
· Thioglycolic acid
Visit our site for the best facials and treatments during pregnancy as we use only products certified by Gynecologists and Dermatologists who specialize in maternity skin care. We assure only the best for you and your baby and promise you will leave your treatment feeling relaxed, with beautiful and healthy skin.