Castor oil is infamous for its nourishing effects on the skin! Fun Fact: Ancient Egyptians were actually the so-called “pioneers” of using Castor Oil in their beauty regiment for hair and skin. This trend has since spread worldwide… from the tropics, to the Mediterranean, India and North America! So what does it have to do with pregnancy? Well Castor Oil can help prevent stretch marks when applied topically to the skin. Simply massage castor oil to your belly to reduce the appearance of stretch marks. Side Note: When it comes to beauty products like this Castor Oil, it’s important to use natural whenever possible! Especially during pregnancy. Try and reduce the amount of unnecessary chemicals in your beauty products as much as possible during this time! Use natural products like June Featured Product: Green Beaver SPF Lip Balm! This product using nutrient rich ingredients that avoid unnatural chemicals to protect your lips from the sun!
Curb Cravings: Field Roast & Smart Bite
From what I’ve heard… pregnancy cravings can be QUITE strong! But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to break your healthy lifestyle to fulfill those cravings! It’s obviously important that you’re nourished and that you lead a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy! So if you ever find yourself craving greasy chicken wings and fried foods… why not look into healthier alternatives instead?! Field Roast has recently brought out a TON of really exciting plant-based products like Vegan Katsu Escalope, Fruffalo Wings or Corn Dogs!
These Rice Cakes from Smart Bite are another great option for healthy snacking! They’re gluten free, certified Non-GMO AND organic! What are some of YOUR go-to products during pregnancy?!