The 5 Love Languages for Your Mama Skin
Loving on your skin is loving on yourself, mama. Even if you think you know your skin well, we often experience significant changes during pregnancy and postpartum. Here are our 5 love languages when it comes to caring for your skin:
1. Quality Time, Not Quantity Time.
Good skincare isn’t a sprint, it's a marathon. Rather than piling on loads of different products, start with a few quality products in your regimen that are good for your skin. The Rose Glow Trio is a great place to start!
2. The Gift of Patience.
You wanted that pregnancy glow but you got dry, postpartum skin? If you are dealing with a new and unpleasant skin issue, it's tempting to want it fixed immediately. Remember that a skincare routine takes time to show changes. On average, skin care products take 6-8 weeks to work. Stay the course and be patient.
3. Your Act of Service to Yourself - Read those Labels!
While growing and feeding that precious human of yours, it's important to pay attention to exactly what's on the label so you choose skincare products that are safe for both you and your baby. Look for products that are free from harmful chemicals and fragrances, and specifically designed for pregnancy and postpartum.
4. (Avoid) Physical Touch.
The more you touch your skin, the more problems it might have. Wash your hands often - and your phone, and makeup brushes, and sheets! Keeping anything that comes in contact with your face clean will help prevent bacteria from getting into your pores and making things like pregnancy acne even worse.
5. Words of Affirmation to Yourself.
Give yourself grace during this time, and recognize that motherhood skin is different from other skin - even your own. Moms deal with different skincare concerns during pregnancy and postpartum! Just because something works for someone else, doesn’t mean it will work for you. Take time to understand what your skin needs and deserves. It is the month of love, after all, so why not start with you?