Thursday, 02 March 2017

Little Butterfly London: Perfect Pregnancy Skincare

If the usual pregnancy woes aren't enough to deal with, changes to the body and hormone imbalances can wreck havoc on your skin. However, your usual skincare may not cut it, as many products are not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. We also suggest consulting your midwife before trying out new products, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice gorgeous skincare. Little Butterfly London have created a range designed entirely for new and expectant mothers, with some products you can share with baby too! Here are our top picks.

To enhance your pregnancy glow: Blossoms in Spring Illuminating Day Cream

Screen Shot 2017-03-02 at 10.16.08This super lightweight yet ultra hydrating day cream uses a powerful blend of scientifically proven botanical extracts and vitamins to restore vitality to dull skin.A blend of borage, peach, cucumber and papaya seed oils provide intense hydration and nourishment, while antioxidant rich acai berries protect skin against ageing environmental and free radical damage. White mulberry brightens skin to diminish dark spots and reveal a more even, radiant and youthful complexion.

Screen Shot 2017-03-02 at 10.17.35To fight off the stretch marks: Cocoon of Bliss Stretch Mark Butter

This indulgent blend of creamy, whipped cupuaça, kokum, mango, illipe, cacao and shea butters provides skin with an intense boost in hydration to improve elasticity. The soothing benefits of arnica flower calm itchy, irritated skin, while manilkara leaf, argan and sea algae extract plump, smooth and help to reduce the appearance of stretch marks. With use, strained, pregnant skin restores a firm, toned and youthful appearance.

For bonding time: Fall Into Dreams Mother & Baby Massage Oil

Screen Shot 2017-03-02 at 10.24.01Perfect as a bonding experience with your little one, this 100% organic massage oil protects, nourishes and soothes even the most delicate and sensitive of skin.An exquisite blend of organic oils, including peach kernel oil, rosehip oil and calendula, pamper baby's skin as well as helping to nourish and revive your own skin. Argan, apricot, jojoba and grape seed oils gently hydrate and soften for smoother skin texture.The addition of mandarin and orange pure essential oils provide a subtle, sweet and natural fragrance that helps to soothe and calm your baby.

For when you need to catch some ZZZs: Floating on Clouds Bedtime Bathmilk

Screen Shot 2017-03-02 at 10.19.34This relaxing addition to your baby's bedtime bath cleanses, nourishes and protects with a certified organic blend of ingredients. Cucumber seed oil, buttermilk and oat kernel extract soothe and comfort, while vitamin rich avocado, peach kernel and papaya seed oil gently hydrate and provide relief from dryness and itching. The infusion of mandarin and orange pure essential oils provide a subtle, sweet and natural fragrance. This soothing experience helps baby drift off into a peaceful sleep.For more information on Little Butterfly, call our skincare experts on 0113 282 7744.Written for you by: Ellie, Face the Future

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