How Pregnancy Affects Your Skin

It’s no big secret that your body changes when you’re pregnant in a variety of ways, but how pregnancy affects your skin can sometimes take you by surprise. Below, we’ll go through some of the ways pregnancy affects your skin as well as remedies for stubborn or lasting results of pregnancy on your skin.

Varicose Veins

This amplification of the veins typically occurs in the legs of pregnant women as the increased pressure makes it more difficult for blood to return to the rest of the body and increased progesterone in the body causes them to swell and become more pronounced. Thankfully for most patients, varicose veins improve a few months after birth.


With the fluctuation of hormones that occurs during pregnancy, you could experience problems with acne. The increased hormones cause your skin to produce more sebum, the chemical that can produce more acne. Your acne should subside after pregnancy, but if you experience scarring from acne, Rejuvaskin offers a silicone scar gel that can help reduce the appearance of acne scars.

Pigmentation Issues

You may have heard other pregnant women or new mothers refer to something called “pregnancy mask.” When you’re pregnant, the increased hormones produce more pigmentation, which causes dark spots to on your face. Almost half of all pregnant women will experience some form of this, but the spots tend to disappear after pregnancy.

Stretch Marks

It’s estimated that more than 90% of pregnant women experience stretch marks during pregnancy. While pregnancy stretch marks can occur anywhere, they are most prevalent on the abdomen and/or breasts. Stretch marks are light reddish-pink or purple lines caused by sudden stretching of the skin. While some stretch marks disappear on their own after pregnancy, other new mothers experience more permanent stretch marks.

Rejuvaskin’s Stretch Mark Cream provides a simple and non-invasive way to diminish the appearance of stretch marks. Resolve uses a proprietary balance of ingredients combined to nourish the skin and reduce the appearance of unwanted stretch marks or help avoid stretch marks before they appear, making it one of the best stretch mark creams available. It makes a great non-invasive option for anyone experiencing stretch marks due to skin stretching, including new and expecting mothers.

C-Section Scarring

If you’ve had a C-Section, either by choice or at the recommendation of your doctor, you may be wanting to hide the appearance of your C-Section scar. Perhaps you’ve tried other over-the-counter remedies like cocoa butter or Vitamin E to no avail and are now looking for a stronger C-Section scar treatment. Luckily, Rejuvaskin offers an intensive line of products designed to reduce the sight of C-Section scarring. The Scar Heal C-Section kit is intended specifically for use on C-Section scars. It includes a Scar Fix Silicone Sheet, RejûvaSil Silicone Scar Gel, and roll of hypoallergenic medical tape, which is everything you need and designed for combatting problem scarring. The kit is an easy-to-follow Scar Management System and it’s safe and effective for all skin types.

Whether you’re currently healing from a C-Section or are looking to soften your scarring from a previous C-section, you have options for your scarring with Rejuvaskin products.