Let's talk: pregnancy and pigmentation
We all know that when you fall pregnant, your body goes through a number of changes. From weird aches and random bouts of nausea, to cravings and even a heightened sense of smell! What people rarely talk about however, is the somewhat unsightly facial skin pigmentation known as melasma, or the ‘mask of pregnancy.’
Melasma is a very common, patchy brown or tan facial skin discoloration, which generally occurs in women during their reproductive years or while they’re pregnant, when there’s an increase in the melanocyte-stimulating hormone. This, in turn, causes increased production of melanin, the tanning hormone, which protects the skin against ultraviolet light and controls the pigment in our skin tone. Melasma typically appears on the upper cheeks, upper lip, forehead, and chin of women 20-50 years of age – mostly during summer and especially during the second and third trimester of pregnancy.
But no pregnant lady should have to put up with this pesky pigmentation during this special time in her life, which is why we have a product on hand that can help! Garnier Skin Naturals Dark Spot Corrector Daily Unifying Moisturiser works to target dark spots and pigmentation on your skin by utilising the power of pure vitamin C, which is a hard working, yet gentle exfoliator that helps to break down discolouration. The lightweight formulation also combats surface textural imperfections and leaves you with a smooth, more even complexion that you can be proud of (we don’t want you hiding in those snaps with your newborn, do we?)
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