Tag: 2nd trimester

Pregnancy: Weeks 13-16

During And After Pregnancy: Take Care of Yourself With Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a type of ancient Chinese medicine. It has been used for thousands of years, and works with over 2,000 pressure points and energy meridians in your body. As you probably know, acupuncture uses disposable needles as thin as a strand of hair placed just below the skin to...

It's a Revelation-Get Behind the Mask of Pregnancy

Honey Mask Everybody talks about the glow of pregnancy, and I'm sure some women do feel radiant. The rest of us find ourselves dealing with the many and varied side effects of impending motherhood, not least of which is chloasma, or facial skin discoloration (the so-called mask of pregnancy). A cream that...

Chardonnay Clarifying Mask-Overnight Mask for Oily Skin

If you're missing your nightly glass of white wine now that you're pregnant, then this wonderfully simple mask will go a little way to remind you of the heady days of summer. Wine tasting in a sun-drenched valley. Picnicking by the side of the river. Relaxing with your honey under...

C You Later Acne-A Wake Up Call for Unruly Skin

Grapefruit Even if you had perfect, blemish-free skin as a teenager, those pregnancy hormones can still do a number on your face. Fortunately, this fresh and fruity, Vitamin C-enriched astringent can zap even the most persistent pimples. After you've extracted the juice from one half of a grapefruit for this recipe,...