Pregnancy Beauty

Dying my hair in pregnancy: How to minimise the risk of harm
Dying my hair in pregnancy: How to minimise the risk of harm (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

During pregnancy women should be conscious not only of the potential health effects using hair treatments may have for their baby, but also how hair dyes and other treatments may affect their own health. Knowing how to minimise the risks ... Read More »

Hair dye in pregnancy
Hair dye in pregnancy (6 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)

Is it safe to dye my hair while I’m pregnant? The number of natural and synthetic chemicals that we are exposed to has increased dramatically over the past 70 years, and hair dyes are just one of the products which ... Read More »

What is a hair dye?
What is a hair dye? (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A hair dye is a product that alters the colour of the hair either permanently or temporarily depending on the product. They include: Permanent – Do not wash out and leave a line as the hair grows; Semipermanent – last ... Read More »

Hair treatments during pregnancy
Hair treatments during pregnancy (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are other hair treatments safe during pregnancy? Like hair dyes, both hair bleaching and curling procedures make use of many different chemicals and we cannot assume that they have been adequately tested by regulatory bodies to ensure their safety. There is ... Read More »

Hair treatments during pregnancy and breastfeeding: Checklist for how to protect yourself and your baby
Hair treatments during pregnancy and breastfeeding: Checklist for how to protect yourself and your baby (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Minimising your exposure to hair treatments I have researched the use of hair dyes and other hair treatments in pregnancy and breastfeeding I am happy with the decision I have made regarding the use of hair treatments in pregnancy and ... Read More »

Hair treatments and hair dyes in pregnancy
Hair treatments and hair dyes in pregnancy (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Is it safe to use hair dye during pregnancy? Should other hair treatments be avoided in the first trimester or later in pregnancy? Hair dyes and other hair treatments are used frequently and many women wish to continue treating their ... Read More »

Hyperpigmentation in pregnancy: Darkening of freckles, scars, nipples, genitals, thighs and arm pits
Hyperpigmentation in pregnancy: Darkening of freckles, scars, nipples, genitals, thighs and arm pits (8 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)

What is hyperpigmentation? During pregnancy up to 90% of women experience some degree of darkening to areas of the skin. This darkening of the skin is referred to as hyperpigmentation. This may occur in specific areas of the body such ... Read More »

Mask of Pregnancy – Melasma
Mask of Pregnancy – Melasma (5 votes, average: 4.80 out of 5)

What is the ‘mask of pregnancy’ and what does it look like? The ‘mask of pregnancy’, also known as Melasma or Chloasma (medical names) is a skin condition that occurs in 45-75% of pregnancies. The name originates from the Greek ... Read More »

Linea Nigra
Linea Nigra (13 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

What is the linea nigra? Linea nigra is a condition in which pregnant women experience a darkening (hyperpigmentation) in the midline of the abdomen. It is typically a thin line of darker coloured skin that extends from the belly button ... Read More »

 
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