12 weird but totally normal skin changes during pregnancy

Posted in Stages of Pregnancy.

Lots of things happen to your amazing body as it grows a brand new life. As well as all the usual pregnancy niggles, you may notice your hair is suddenly lush and thick but your skin is, well, a bit all over the place.

Have a flick through this gallery to find out all the weird but totally normal things that can happen to your biggest organ during pregnancy. 

2. Breakouts and spots

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Gah, pimples! Okay, not fair but zits and breakouts are a common side effect of pregnancy, which you can thank those pesky pregnancy hormones for. While medicated acne treatments are a no-no when pregnant, natural products like tea tree oil may help, but it’s a good idea to check with your GP or pharmacist if this is OK for you.


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