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Note: All cosmetic treatments are medical procedures and therefore come with risks and downtime. It is important you are aware of these before undergoing any procedure. All results vary between individuals.

Navigating Skin Care During Motherhood

Pregnancy and breastfeeding are transformative stages in a woman’s life, and with them come specific considerations for skincare and treatments. At Ministry of Skin, we believe in offering straightforward, expert advice without unnecessary embellishments. In this blog post, we’ll explore safe and practical treatments that are suitable for expecting and nursing mothers, ensuring both the well-being of the mother and the baby.

Safe Skincare During Pregnancy

The Do’s and Don’ts:

During pregnancy, hormonal changes can affect your skin, leading to concerns like acne, hyperpigmentation, and sensitivity. It’s essential to avoid certain skincare ingredients, such as retinoids, salicylic acid, and hydroquinone. Opt for gentle, pregnancy-safe products that contain ingredients like hyaluronic acid, glycolic acid, and antioxidants to maintain healthy skin.

Safe Treatments During Pregnancy

Gentle Facials:

MoS Facials can be tailored to address pregnancy-related skin issues, such as hormonal acne. Look for facials that avoid harsh chemicals and abrasive treatments. Hydrating and calming facials are great options.

Hydrafacial:

Hydrafacial treatments are safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding. They provide gentle exfoliation and hydration without the use of harsh chemicals. The treatment can be tailored to ensure products are used are suitable for breastfeeding and pregnancy. Great for a skin pick me up, that leaves skin plump, hydrated and glowing whilst helping to support skin function and reduce fine lines, pigmentation, textural issues and dehydration.

LED:

LED (Light Emitting Diode) treatment is a safe and effective option for pregnant and nursing mothers. LED therapy is non-invasive and gentle on the skin, making it a safe choice for pregnant and nursing mothers. The treatment does not involve any chemicals, heat, or abrasive techniques, reducing the risk of irritation or side effects. LED treatment requires no downtime, allowing you to return to your daily activities immediately after the session. It’s a convenient option for busy mums and can be used for any skin concern, antiaging, acne, healing, rosacea and general rejuvenation.

Trust in Ministry of Skin’s Expertise

At Ministry of Skin, we prioritise your safety and well-being. Our experienced team are well-versed in pregnancy and breastfeeding-safe treatments. During your consultation, we’ll provide guidance on the most suitable options to address your unique needs.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding should be a time of joy and anticipation, but they can also present unique challenges for your skin. By choosing safe treatments and skincare products, you can address specific concerns without compromising the well-being of you and your baby. At Ministry of Skin, we’re dedicated to providing expert guidance and safe treatments for expectant and nursing mothers.

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