How to Look Gorgeous After Having a Baby: Makeup for New Moms

Having a baby is one of the most beautiful experiences in life, but it can also be challenging to look your best after birth. Your body has changed, you’re exhausted, and you may not have had much time to focus on your appearance in the past few months. But don’t worry – with a bit of effort, you can still look gorgeous! Here are some tips for doing your makeup when you’re a new mom.

Quick new mommy makeup tips ideas

After having a baby, it can be hard to feel like yourself again. You’re exhausted, your body has changed, and you might not have time for all the primping and pampering you used to enjoy. But that doesn’t mean you can’t look gorgeous! With a little effort (and maybe some help from a trusted friend or family member), you can look fabulous after having a baby.

The first step is to take care of your skin. When you’re sleep-deprived and juggling a million new responsibilities, it’s easy to let your skincare routine fall by the wayside. But if you want to look good, it’s important to invest some time in taking care of your skin. Wash your face at least once a day, and moisturize as often as necessary to keep your skin from getting too dry.

new mommy makeup tips


If you have time for makeup, use it! Start with a good foundation that will even out your skin tone and hide any blemishes. If you’re worried about breakouts or clogged pores, you may want to choose a tinted moisturizer instead of a regular foundation. For eyeshadow, stick to neutral shades like browns and beiges, which are less likely to smudge or run throughout the day. Skip dark eyeliner (it’s too hard to apply around tired eyes) in favor of light-colored brow pencils; they won’t smudge nearly as much during nap time!

Keep your lips hydrated with lip balm or gloss, and add a pop of color with a sheer lipstick or tinted gloss. A little bit of blush will give you a healthy glow, even if you don’t feel like you have the energy to work out.

Finally, don’t forget the power of a good hairstyle! If your hair looks dull and lifeless, try a new cut or color. Even something as simple as adding some curls or waves can make a big difference. And if all else fails, remember that a messy bun is always chic!

Beauty products to avoid while breastfeeding

  1. Parabens are classified as the most harmful compounds that should not be near you while you are pregnant or breastfeeding. These parabens have been connected to breast cancer and other kind of cancers in healthcare products for a long time now, looking for paraben-free beauty products is an excellent idea if you’re expecting or nursing.
  2. beauty productsHormone disruptors – these substances can fluctuate your hormones and alter the way your body functions, including when it comes to producing milk. Looking at certain ingredients will help you avoid this problem by knowing which brands don’t use those ingredients like phthalates or BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole).
  3. Drugs – while some drugs are perfectly fine to use while pregnant or breastfeeding, certain ones should be used with caution or not at all. For example, Accutane (isotretinoin) is an incredibly effective acne medication, but it can cause serious birth defects, so it’s best to steer clear of it if you’re expecting.
  4. Alcohol – topically applying products with alcohol in them won’t get you drunk, but it can dry out your skin and leave it more susceptible to bacteria and infections. Pregnant women should also avoid drinking alcohol altogether as it can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome, which causes a range of problems, including facial deformities, heart defects, and intellectual disabilities.
  5. Synthetic fragrances are often used to mask the smell of other ingredients in a product and can contain harmful chemicals like phthalates. Pregnant women should avoid using products with synthetic fragrances as they can be absorbed into the skin and potentially harm the developing baby.
  6. Sulfates – these are commonly found in shampoos, cleansers, and other beauty products as they help to create a foamy lather. However, sulfates can strip the natural oils from your skin which can cause dryness, irritation, and eczema. If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, it’s best to avoid using products that contain sulfates.

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