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You don’t always feel your best after pregnancy. Finally holding your beautiful baby in your arms is wonderful. But the actual process of being pregnant and giving birth can leave you with a lack of confidence. At first you’re far too busy and tired to think about what you look like, but months down the line you can look at yourself and realize that nothing has changed. Your baby is settled into a routine and growing by the day, but you don’t feel like yourself anymore. The baby weight hasn’t shifted; you have stretch marks, and you feel like you haven’t worn nice clothes in years. You don’t need to be the most glamorous mother in the world, but it would be great to feel good about yourself again. Luckily, there are lots of ways you can help yourself look and feel better after your baby is born.
In the first few months after having your baby, you probably won’t be in a rush to wear anything fancy. Your clothes will end up with all kinds of spills and stains on them, from milk to spit-up and baby food. But you can’t hide away in the house forever, where sweatpants and baggy t-shirts reign supreme. When you venture outside, you still need to be just as practical as when you’re at home. So how do you look presentable when you need to be prepared for all the routine baby care stuff? You can do simple things like wearing darker colors to hide stains, and go for comfortably fitting, but not too tight or too loose. Wear colorful accessories to brighten things up if you feel drab.
Getting Your Pre-pregnancy Body Back?
As much as every woman would love to get her pre-pregnancy body back once their little one is born, you have to accept that it will never be exactly the same. You can, of course, lose the weight and get close to your pre-pregnancy body, but you will always have signs of carrying your baby. If you eat healthily and exercise, you can get back into your pre-pregnancy clothes eventually, although there might be a few things that just won’t fit anymore. One of the most complained about pregnancy effect is stretch marks. There are several treatments you can use to help erase stretch marks, from laser therapy to Skinception stretch mark therapy cream.
Quick Beauty Tricks
There’s not much time for a beauty routine with a baby to look after. Some days you’re lucky to run a brush through your hair and splash some water on your face before you’re needed for more important things. So it’s nice to have a few quick ways you can keep yourself presentable. First, the basics! Try switching your shower or bath to the evening. Once you’ve got your baby down for bed, you can wash up, instead of trying to squeeze it in, in the morning. When it comes to makeup, keep it simple! A good concealer or foundation that’s quick to apply can make you feel better immediately. Use a product that can double as a blush, lip tint and eye tint and stick to simple colors.