Besides dealing with the weight gain and subsequent stretch marks during pregnancy, us moms-to-be also have to continue to care for our face and other parts of our body during this hormonal time! This week I had the pleasure of reviewing three skin-care products from Beaute de Maman (natural, herbal and hypoallergenic products): Facial Scrub, Face & Body Cream and Nipple Gel.
I tried the Facial Scrub first. It is a light liquid with tiny little beads in it for exfoliating. I applied it to my face, neck and chest and rubbed it around for 45-60 seconds. It wasn’t rough but still felt like it was exfoliating, so I liked that. I also have pretty sensitive skin and this didn’t leave any redness. After using, my face and skin definitely felt smoother.
After I exfoliated using the Facial Scrub, I moisturized using the Face & Body Cream. This is a thick cream that with a somewhat herbal scent… it was nice. I applied this to my face and neck and now hours later my face still feels soft and moisturized. Also, I have very dry skin so staying moisturized for several hours after I apply my face lotion is not easy to do!
The last product I tried was the Nipple Gel. I wasn’t sure what to expect with this one because I have never used a nipple gel before! The gel was very thick and non-greasy, and I needed to use a bit more than I thought in order to spread it all around. Nothing felt different after I applied it, but I could tell that it would help repair my skin had my nipples been dry or cracked due to nursing.
Note: The Nipple Gel is 100% Lanolin-free.
All Beaute de Maman products were developed by and Obsterician/Gynecologist and are natural, herbal and hypoallergenic. They are available online at www.BeauteDeMaman.com.
Thank you to Beaute de Mamen for sending me their of their products for review. No compensation was received.
Maternity Contributing Writer Valerie Umans also writes the blog ValsBakedGoods.com where she posts recipes, DIY projects and other things! A native San Diegan, she now lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and is expecting her first baby this Fall.
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