Pregnancy and your skin

During pregnancy, a woman’s body goes through an incredible transformation. The influx of hormones can cause everything from changes in vision and sense of smell to fluid retention and weight gain. For some, the first changes they notice can be on their skin surface and in the texture of their hair.

Ever heard of the “pregnancy glow”? Well, it’s no myth, as naturopath and nutritionist Alison Cassar explains: “Skin oils usually increase during pregnancy, contributing to the pregnancy ‘glow’. For some, this results in increased acne and oily

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