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To be pregnant is something that many women have always desired. However, the consequences of pregnancy can be a daunting—bloated face, swollen feet, saggy skin, fatigue, cyclical acne, and even loss of hair. So even if you’re a well-known celebrity or being exceptionally healthy, it doesn’t really protect you from the discomfort of pregnancy process.

Most expectant and new mothers notice major changes on their bodies during and after delivery. This happens due to the hormonal changes raging in the first trimester, causing radical shifts in the skin. Some women’s skin might become exceedingly sensitive and need further care. 

A stroke or splash of these mother-approved products will provide you with the quick and luxurious pampering you so well need. Beauty Insider proposes all of the things that will save you time while also allowing you to feel the finest mama in town!

Best Beauty Products For Moms To Be

1. Bio-Oil Skincare Oil

The No.1 selling and trusted stretch mark product in Malaysia, this specialist skincare product helps reduce the risk of stretch marks from forming, and also helps reduce the appearance of existing stretch marks. Clinically proven Bio-Oil Skincare Oil contains 4 essential oils—Chamomile, Calendula, Lavender and Rosemary as well as vitamins A & E, which effectively keeps skin hydrated and supple, allowing the skin to stretch and recover beautifully. Suitable for sensitive skin and non-comedogenic, as it does not clog pores. 

Why we love it: 

  • Reduce the risk of stretch marks from forming
  • Delivered deep into the skin to repair skin
  • Suitable for sensitive skin and non-comedogenic

Price: RM34.95 (60ml), RM58.25 (125ml), RM79.45 (200ml)

Where To Buy: Shopee, Lazada, Watsons, Guardian

2. Mustela Stretch Marks Cream

Another must-have stretch marks cream. This power-packed tube is loaded with essential ingredients that can effectively minimise the visibility of stretch marks. With a combination of avocado peptide, maracuja polyphenols and hamamelis plant extract, these ingredients work collectively to intensely hydrate the skin and soothe any tingling discomfort. Infused with patented avocado peptides, it helps to fortify the skin.

Why we love it: 

  • Ideal for all skin types 
  • Dermatologist tested
  • Suitable during pregnancy or nursing 

Price: RM115.00 (150ml) and RM145.00 (250ml)

Where To Buy: Shopee, Lazada and Zalora

3. BURT’S BEES Mama Bee Nourishing Body Oil

If you’re a fan of Burt’s Bees brands or products, you cannot miss having this body oil on your beauty shelf at home. This small but mighty Mama Bee Nourishing Body Oil will keep your skin feeling soft throughout the day. For pregnant ladies, we encourage you to rub this oil every night before bed to prevent dryness and stretch marks. This is a worth-having body oil. 

Why we love it: 

  • Vegan, clean and 100% natural 
  • No additional fragrances, phthalates or parabens 
  • Doesn’t feel sticky or heavy 

Price: RM66.00

Where to buy: Sephora

4. OLAPLEX No.3 Hair Perfector Treatment

OLAPLEX No.3 Hair Perfector Treatment is one of the cult favourites due to its essential ingredients which helps to strengthen and protect the hair. Unlike any other hair treatment products in the market, it is created with the patented technology to rebond the broken disulfide. Formulated for every hair type, the OLAPLEX No.3 Hair Perfector Treatment repairs the hair from within to prevent hair breakage and deliver a healthy shine. 

Why we love it:

  • Paraben, sulphate, and phthalate-free
  • Suitable for all hair types
  • Strengthen and repair damaged hair

Price: RM150.00

Where to buy: Sephora

5. Coco & Eve Like A Virgin Super Nourishing Coconut & Fig Hair Masque

This hair treatment set by Coco & Eve is formulated with virgin coconuts and fig to nourish damaged hair due to styling, dyes, and environment. Loaded with shea butter, linseed, and argan oil, this hair mask will hydrate your hair and prevent split ends. After only one use, you will notice that your hair is silky and smooth. 

Why we love it:

  • It comes with a tangle tamer
  • Delivers intense hydration
  • Restore the hair to its original condition

Price: RM200.00

Where to buy: Sephora

6. Acuralle The Essentials Kit

Accuralle, The Essentials Kit has the benefit to help with different situations in your daily life, whether it’s acne, cracked heels or even eczema. with this kit, you will get the Aloe Vera Gel and your choice of Argan Oil within. The Aloe Vera Gel alone has the benefit to help condition the hair, treat minor burns, insect bites and stretch marks. With argan oil, it can help relieve eczema, moisturise the skin and strengthen your nails. 

Why we love it:

  • Suitable for all types of skin
  • Soothes rashes
  • Gentle on babies

Price: RM 207.00

Where to buy: Shopee

7. L’Occitane Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Cream

With a super-high concentration of shea butter and other super moisturising extracts like linseed, marshmallow, sweet almond, honey, and softening apricot oil, this body cream from L’Occitane is a must-have skincare product for sensitive skin. Not only does it help to hydrate your skin for up to 72 hours but can also restore your skin to an enriched relaxed state Despite having a rich and thick texture, this body cream sinks quickly into the skin and leaves it feeling soft and comfortable without any greasy residue.

Why we love it:

  • Luxurious and decadent texture
  • Locks in moisture up to a whopping 72 hours!
  • Calming scent of sweet almond and honey

Price: ‎RM 195.00 

Where to buy: L’Occitane

8. Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

For a more supple and smooth looking lips, try this Laneige’s Lip Sleeping Mask before you go to bed. They are rich in berry derivatives which are antioxidant remedies, combined with Vitamin C, act as a healing property. You will wake up the next morning with a much fresher lip. 

Why we love it: 

  • Rich with Vitamin C
  • Comes in luscious scents like berry, vanilla, and grapefruit
  • Easy application

Price: RM 75.00

Where to buy: Sephora

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