We all hope for that pregnancy ‘glow’ we've long heard about, but stretch marks, dark patches, red spots, dry, itchy skin and pimples are realities that leave many pregnant women feeling far from glowing.
What is the deal with acne anyway?
There are four types of acne.
LEAST SEVERE: Comedonal – blackheads and white heads.
MODERATE: Popular – red bumps.
MODERATELY SEVERE: Pustular – red bumps with pus.
MOST SEVERE: Cystic – deep, inflamed, pus-filled bumps that are often painful.
Basically, acne is caused by clogged pores.
● A whitehead...
As your baby enters the world, the skin is likely to display markings that might seem alarming to a new parent, but are usually harmless. These symptoms are an indicator of the skin’s vital role as a mediator to the profound changes of her new environment.
The following conditions are...
Postnatal skin care from a naturopathic perspective.
General Skin Concerns
The first few months with a newborn are undoubtedly hectic and exhausting. Despite the demands of baby feeding, changing diapers and the desperate need for sleep, getting your body back into shape is clearly important in adjusting healthily to the newborn...