So you’re expecting for the most beautiful moment in your life! To give birth to your baby is a wonderful, fulfilling experience.
Pregnancy is a time when every woman’s life changes. The transformations are both internal and external. The external changes include acne and pimples on face. So if you are a would -be mother and are expecting your baby soon, here’s some information on what to expect during your pregnancy:
The article is in a question answer format to get to the exact queries of expectant women.
Who are more prone to pimples?
Well, we must admit that one woman in every two women suffer from varied levels of acne during pregnancy. While many experience mild pimples during their pregnancy, few undergo much more complex problems. Those with a history of pimples and acne will be more prone to acne and pimples during this period.
When do pimples occur?
Usually pimples or acne happen during the first trimester which usually disappears within the third trimester. If you do not get pimples in the first trimester, it is very rare that you will get them in the next two trimesters. Usually in the first trimester, the body goes through a lot of changes like hormone imbalance which gives rise to acne problem.
Causes of pimples and acne during pregnancy
Well, hormones are usually the main cause for pimples and acne. First of all, when one goes through the adolescent years, they face some hormonal imbalance which causes pimples at that time. Similarly when a woman expects, she experiences a massive hormonal change and it results in acne.
What can you do to keep the pimples during early pregnancy at bay?
First of all, maximum cases of pimples and acne during pregnancy are usually mild and seldom become severe. So you may not even need to do anything as it will slowly stop on its own. But if the pimples become severe, then you need to consult a doctor and state that you are expecting. The main concern here is the fact that acne and pimple medications are external as well as internal pills and both can cause problems to your unborn child. Many harmless looking medicines and ointments may create birth defects so always check with the doctor and ask for his opinion.
[ Read: How To Remove Pimples Overnight ]
Tricks To Heal Pimples During Pregnancy Naturally
Acne and pimples on face during pregnancy can really drive people crazy and those with a history of acne will face this condition quite naturally. So if you are expecting and experiencing regular acne and pimple breakouts, here are some quick home remedies which are easy to use on a regular basis as well as safe for your baby:
Lemon is renowned for its natural pimple fighting ingredient and this is the reason why it is included in so many pimple reduction products. What you need to do is squeeze a freshly cut lemon halve and store the juice in an airtight sealed container. Apply it in the night before going to bed using a small tip. Apply the juice over every individual pimple. If you find raw lemon juice too strong, you can dilute it with water. Do not use lemon on the whole face as it will irritate your skin.
Use this technique twice or thrice a day and you will see a difference within one week.
b. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera gel is a wonderful natural remedy which work wonders for a variety of skin as well as hair problems. Aloe Vera gel helps to reduce acne and pimples effectively.
c. Essential oils
Essential oils like lavender essential oil as well as tea tree oil works great to reduce acne and pimples.
Each person’s skin is different, so what works for many may not work for you. Do try all of the tricks to see what suits you the best. Also we suggest, you do not prick pimples, keep the skin clear and avoid touching your face too many times so that germs in your hands do not contact your face.
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Hope these tips will help you. If you have any good tips for pregnant moms, then do share with us in the comment box.
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