There’s nothing quite like becoming a new mother. But while the physical toil of bearing a child is enough to rob you of a glow, taking care of your newborn at all hours of the day leads to sleep deprivation, stress and the inevitable dark circles around your eyes. Not all of us are like Catherine Zeta-Jones who dazzled in Chicago, months after giving birth to her first child. So the effects of birth and a new baby are visible for a long time afterwards.
Post-partum skin issues are hardly ever grave and mostly limited to paleness. In some cases, the thyroid level rises and because of it, red or brown patches appear all over the face. These patches are difficult to get rid of. In these situations, it is advisable to take the opinion of a dermatologist. For other mild skin problems, there are effective cosmetic procedures that can be squeezed into your baby’s nap time!
An exfoliating procedure, this helps remove lifeless skin. Common peels used for lightening your complexion are the glycolic peel, Vit C peel and Lactic peel all of which are safe during breast-feeding. If you don’t wish to go for peels, then you can undergo an oxygen infusion or a jet hydra peel.
A perfect procedure to address multitudes of skin problems ranging from acne to uneven skin tone and from patches to scar marks, diamond polishing is an ideal procedure to handle tanning issues. The skin is polished with diamonds fixed on tips that electronically move on the skin. This procedure, which helps remove dead skin and promotes growth of new skin cells, can be performed on all skin types and is safe for lactation as well.
The tired and dull look can also be gotten rid of by using a variety of lasers. Fractional laser, Revlite laser, LED and ND:YAG 1064 nm laser give fantastic results when it comes to skin brightening. The laser beams penetrate the dermal layer and target the blood vessels below the outer layer. The blood vessels get destroyed due to the extreme heat. In the process, the damaged tissues are killed and new skin cells are formed, giving way to radiant skin.
The glow and softness that comes with the hydrophilic hyaluronic acid booster (that promotes water retention and absorption) stays for up to a year. When injected into the upper layers of the skin, modern day dermal fillers like Restylane Vital deeply hydrate and nourish it. Hyaluronic acid gel is implanted into the outer layers of the skin using microinjections and it works naturally to hydrate the skin from within, making it soft and radiant. In all the happiness surrounding the new wonder in your life, don’t forget to take care of yourself!