Motherhood is beautiful, but it’s also challenging, especially with the rollercoaster ride that your skin goes through during and after your pregnancy! You could be swept away by excitement, worry, doctor’s appointments, and, of course, physical changes. Stretch marks, also known as striae, are common for everyone! As your belly expands, you may find yourself with a few new badges of honour-stretch marks. The good news is that there are ways to prevent their emergence and combat existing ones. The key is to protect your skin during pregnancy rather than after. Mustela has you covered with their best-selling maternity collection, with the goal of accompanying new mothers through their pregnancy.
For over 70 years, Mustela’s commitment is standing by parents by creating natural solutions to some of the most dominant skin issues plaguing mums and bubs through their revolutionary science-based skin care. In their labs, they have created effective patented products from natural molecular sources such as avocado peptides, sunflower oil distillate, and laboratory-purified galactoarabinan (natural polysaccharide) that are suitable for even the most sensitive skin. If you are someone who only applies moisturiser on occasion, pregnancy is the ideal time to get into the habit of taking extra care of your skin with the help of mum and baby-safe products! Mustela’s natural and simple 3-plus-1 step routine is dedicated to each trimester and breastfeeding as well. This range is formulated with their patented avocado oil, Maracuja oil, and olive oil to nourish, moisturise, and restore your skin, leaving it smoother and suppler.
Mustela Stretch Marks Cream
Mustela’s Stretch Mark Cream is velvety and goes on smooth without being sticky, providing comfort and hydration to your changing skin during your first trimester if you’re looking for an effective but non-greasy cream. Mustela’s patented avocado oil and peptide nourishes and strengthens the skin’s barrier, while Maracuja oil keeps the skin supple and helps to reduce the appearance of stretch marks.
Mustela Stretch Marks Oil
Is your belly itching as it expands during the second trimester? This oil is another go-to for pregnant women because it ticks all the boxes: it feels rich but lightweight on the skin and absorbs quickly. This oil is rich in fatty acids and is formulated with natural sunflower oil and vitamin E to provide optimal hydration to the skin.
Mustela Stretch Marks Serum
To target recent stretch marks during pregnancy and postpartum, use this serum, formulated with Maracuja oil and Hyaluronic Acid. This patented serum provides hydration to improve the appearance of stretch marks while also restoring skin elasticity.
Mustela Nursing Comfort Balm
Designed to comfort nursing mothers, this balm has been clinically proven to protect the skin during breastfeeding by forming a hydrating barrier with a restoring effect on sensitised nipples, keeping your skin comfortable during breastfeeding. The emulsifying properties of Sucrose Laurate and Sucrose Stearate in the formula help to alleviate discomfort.
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