It’s amazing how pregnancy can affect how a soon-to-be mom looks. Many experiences that unusual pregnancy glow. But even if you don’t (not everyone is fortunate enough to experience that unusual glow, instead see unwanted skin issues instead), there are so many things that you can be grateful for being pregnant. One of these is being granted to experience the gift that separates a woman from a man. You can celebrate that by putting on your best face forward. To help you find the right products for that, like the best foundation for pregnancy, you may need to browse through this essential makeup tips to help you create that look.
Every success is not faced by challenges. Before you experience the joy of motherhood and see the new member of your family, you have to overcome several months that will present unique challenges.
During the early phase of your pregnancy, you will find morning sickness, nausea, and vomiting as your constant early morning reminders that your baby is growing. You will also feel exhausted, may have constant mood swings, or may have an aversion to a particular food, and so on.
Sleepless nights will also be a common occasion for you. Your baby will be constantly kicking even in the middle of the night to wake you up. You will end up will dark eye circles and an aching back and hips.
Later you also find it difficult to walk, so you will waddle instead. The pressure of your growing baby inside your uterus adds to the tension and you will experience more pain in the lower part of your body. You will also notice that your feet are beginning to swell.
There are just so many unsightly things going on in the rest of your body, that you would really want to make sure that you still look good on your face to make you feel better. Some pregnant women, however, see even more dramatic changes on their faces.
During pregnancy, the body can be producing more hormones than usual. That’s the reason why you may have an oily skin when you are pregnant. It can also cause the pores of the skin to clog and trigger the development of acne, pimples, and skin rashes.
Cover it up!
All you can do is to conceal those unsightly dark spots and skin blemishes. You can be looking great even with all these with a good makeup. You don’t need to be a pro to do that. And if you are always in a rush, this simple guide will make every morning something you’ll want to wake up to. Read on for some helpful makeup tips that can make your pregnancy a lot better.
Open up those eyes
Minimize puffiness and under-eye dark circles by dabbing a light and nourishing eye cream under your eyes before applying a moisturizer. Gently pat or brush on concealer or corrector right after. This will instantly brighten your eyes and your face.
You may feel tired or bloated when you are pregnant. Still, your condition can give your eyes a natural sparkle. Even with that, you may still need to enhance how your eyes look with these simple tricks
- Gently sweep an eye pencil just above your top lashes to define your eyes. Use a thick pencil so you’ll only need a few strokes to create the look that you want.
- Applying mascara on your lashes will define your eyes even more. However, you may still want to use eyelash curlers to open tired eyes and give an instant lift to your face before applying the mascara. Choose a black, lash-coating mascara to give you a fuller, long and fluttery lashes. Apply the mascara from side to side while applying to separate and coat each lash properly.
Mimic that pregnancy glow
When you are pregnant, you really do not want any heavy make up that can just aggravate any skin issues that you already have. All you want to do is to let your skin breathe. When choosing a product to use, make sure that it is made of natural ingredients and are non-comedogenic or won’t clog your pores. You also need to use a product that will even out flaws and won’t feel cakey on your skin. Finally, opt for products that have a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15.
An instant facelift
You can create an instant healthy glow on your face with a blush on. It can easily lift your face, brighten your eyes, and make you look that you had enough sleep once you put it on your face properly.
Apply a cream blusher or cheek stain that you can also use as a lip tint if don’t have much time to put on your makeup.
Dab a small amount of blusher on your fingertip, smile and lightly pat it on to the apples of your cheeks. Blend the color in until you have the look that you prefer. If you are putting it on after pregnancy, you may want a brighter shade than usual.
A lip color that blends well with your face and overall look will give you an instant facelift. Choose a shade that will enhance your natural skin tone. If you prefer a more natural look, you may opt to apply a lightly tinted lip gloss instead.
You can bring all these inside a small beauty kit or bag so you can freshen up whenever you feel the need to perk up your sleep-deprived face.
A final reminder. When you have put on everything and you feel and think that you look good outside, curve those lips up. You’ll see how easy it easy for you to feel a lot better when positive emotions flow through from the inside out.