Pregnancy, Belly Care and Skincare: The Ultimate Product Guide
If there’s an extra special time in our life where nurturing self-love and self-care deserve to be an absolute priority, is during pregnancy.
While our body goes trough these magical changes, and prepares to bring a new life into the world, it’s super important to focus on clean, safe products that nourish the body and elevate the way we care for it. It’s the right time to discover the benefits of plant-based skin and body care. We’ve asked our friend Shannon Davenport, founder of Esker Beauty to share with us some precious advice on self-care when expecting.
Dear Shannon, PREGNANCY IS A BIG TOPIC WHEN THINKING ABOUT YOUR EXPERTISE. COULD YOU PLEASE SHARE WITH US YOUR BEST ADVICE?
AND SPEAKING ABOUT BODY CARE WHILE EXPECTING: COULD YOU PLEASE SHARE WITH US A RECOMMENDED ROUTINE?
Esker products are a perfect choice during pregnancy. Here are some other Muse & Heroine Pregnancy Favorites.
A delicate bouquet of Rose and Prickly Pear floral waters, Birch and Maple saps enriched with precious Pearl Powder and Hyaluronic Acid. This hydrating lotion heals skin, relieves redness, irritation and dullness. Antimicrobial Sodium salicylate Acid helps to reduce pore size, clear congestion and brightens skin, keeping the excess oil at bay. Antioxidant Pitaya and Camu-Camu infuse our skin with Vitamin C from Mother Nature.
This luxurious, soothing and nourishing mask is ambrosia for the skin. Ambrosia was known as food for the gods made from honey and nectar, and this mask draws out toxins and yet nourishes and fortifies the skin. The raw honey is full of balancing enzymes, while the mineral rich white clay will cleanse the pores. The calendula blossom oil along with the rose hip seed oils will restore your skin and create a youthful suppleness. Apricot seed oil is rich in gamma linoleic acid which tones and deeply moisturizes the skin. Pure vitamin C will help reduce blemishes, dark spots and will help build collagen. The essential oils of ylang ylang and vanilla will help with skin moisture, prevent inflammation and bring uplifting joy to the senses.
A Summer In Hossegor is bursting with the extraordinary occurrence of vitamins A, C & E, loads of omegas 3-6-9 and fruit enzymes to minimize the appearance of all signs of aging, while helping to fade and prevent the visibility of brown spots.
The marriage of precious Wild Carrot with the fruit enzymes of Papaya oil, plus the beta carotene of Buriti oil and antioxidants of Blueberry create a high-precision nutrient complex that supports youthful-looking skin while helping to maintain an even-looking skin tone.
This gel serum feels ultra-light but gives skin a serious boost in hydration thanks to two molecular weights of hyaluronic acid (famed for holding 1000x its weight in water). Even better, the hyaluronic acid is suspended in a base of soothing, moisturizing aloe. Lavender soothes skin and instantly relaxes the senses for an aromatherapeutic experience.
The eye cream Line T supplies the fine and sensitive skin around the eyes with a generous amount of primrose oil. This precious, natural beauty treatment nourishes, moisturizes, and prevents the formation of expression lines. Like all products in Line T, the eye cream contains a finely coordinated herbal compound of chamomile, sage, yarrow leaves and St. John’s wort blossoms. It does not contain any spreading agents and can be applied to the entire eye.
The Luminous Youth Diamond Lip Balm is a smooth and silky, ultra-hydrating, plumping formula which gives the lips the needed moisture. This luxurious balm with Diamond Powder is a treatment product all in one. The Luminous Youth Diamond Lip Balm is filled with anti-oxidant-rich, youth-preserving active ingredients like organic Camellia Seed Oil as well as Coconut and Orchid Extracts which penetrate the deep layers of the skin to improve and seal the skin's moisture. Made with an essential amino acid derived from Isoleucine for lifting and plumping effects and with the ability to fill wrinkles and firming of the cheeks and lip contour. The results are more elasticity, promoting cellular regeneration and restructuring.
Mom is going out tonight! Add a special touch to your outfit with a pop of bright red. Make sure the formulas are as clean as possible, like these ones!
Formulated with a combination of natural and organic jojoba, castor and sunflower oils, this PETA-certified cruelty-free and vegan lipstick delivers bold color and nourishing hydration with just one swipe. 100% cruelty-free and vegan. Sturdy aluminum packaging, complete with luxe magnetic closure, ensures that your lipstick won’t open up in your bag or purse.
The high quality nail polishes are toxic-free: without unnecessary or harmful ingredients. They are vegan, cruelty free - not tested on animals - and made in Italy.
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