Afternoon beauty fix: You can blame the baby for your blotchy skin
Once I got pregnant I noticed that my skin tone turned blotchy and uneven. Is there a safe and healthy way to fix this?
Aside from exposure to the sun or an adverse reaction to a certain cosmetics, hyper-pigmentation can be caused by an influx of hormonal activity. You can blame the blotchy-ness on your yet-to-be-born baby, but you won’t need to wait nine months before your skin is back to normal. Tumeric is a spice from India that tastes delicious, but it’s also used to treat a long list of health-related ailments. Its presence in cosmetic products serves as an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial agent for agitated areas. Ole Henriksen Enlighten Me face serum ($60, sephora.com) has tumeric, plus Vitamin C and mulberry extract to deliver stability and radiance back to your skin—giving a boost to your maternal glow.
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