With pregnancy comes a number of changes in your body, many of which are controlled by hormones. Pregnant or not, hormonal fluctuations can affect the way you feel, the way you look and the appearance of your skin.
At Clarity MedSpa in Toronto, the belief is that pregnancy is a good reason to scrutinize one’s skincare, shampoos, vitamins and supplements for suspect ingredients.
In addition to a number of “suspect” ingredients, expectant mothers are advised to avoid products containing benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid and any of the retinoids.
For those troubled by acne and/or rosacea, clients are encouraged to meet with a physician to discuss safe use of all medications… including prescription, over-the-counter and vitamins. Medical advice before, during and after pregnancy can help ensure baby safety. Drugs for acne, especially Accutane™, have been linked to birth abnormalities. Additionally, vitamins including Vitamin A or its by-products such as Retin-A and Renova, can also present risk.
Facials using “clean” ingredients along with select medical aesthetic devices can help maintain a clear complexion. Chantal Ward, RN recommends that women source a medically-based spa that can assure you of safe protocols and products that are not toxic. With regards to specific treatments Nurse Chantal cautions women against all laser technologies + devices such as microdermabrasion, LED, Microcurrent and the like, until after the baby is born.
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