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“During pregnancy, a woman’s body experiences very sudden and dramatic changes as a result of the increase in the hormones estrogen and progesterone,” says Dendy Engelman, MD, of Manhattan Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery. One of those is that glorious (though far from universal) pregnancy glow, which might have you sporting an extra bounce in your step. But there are some less-appealing changes too. “Most moms-to-be expect the signs of pregnancy they’ve heard before like bigger breasts and fatigue, but are totally in the dark when it comes to the other symptoms that can wreak havoc on—or work wonders for—their appearance,” says Joel Schlessinger, MD, board certified dermatologist and RealSelf advisor. Here’s the scoop on the pretty and not-so-pretty perks of being preggo and what you can expect to experience in terms of pregnancy skin care while baby’s cooking. You can safely ignore these pregnancy myths.
Source : https://www.rd.com/health/beauty/pregnancy-skin-care/306