8 Rejuvenating Beauty Tips For New Moms

If you’re a new mom, even the idea of maximizing your beauty probably seems out of reach. You have to prioritize the most important tasks. After all, the well-being of your baby (and you!) comes first. So, consider the possibility that solid self-care also makes you look and feel better. Read on for several simple ideas to rejuvenate yourself. 

1. Get plenty of sleep

In the beginning, it’ll be a challenge to get enough sleep for a new mom. But as your baby grows, you’ll get more and more time to sleep. So that jet-lagged feeling won’t last forever. 

In the meantime, check out some supportive resources online. Not sure where to look? Search online using terms such as how to get your newborn to sleep to find helpful information. Improving your sleep quality will make a big difference in the way you look and feel. 

2. Get a massage

Massage helps you release the stress of taking care of an infant when you’re a new mom. It’s also relaxing and nurturing. Then, your newfound relaxation will show up in the way you look. There are several ways to get the benefits of massage: self-massage, partner massage, going to a massage therapist, or having a massage therapist come to you. 

3. Do some yoga

Need some oxygenation of your blood, increased flexibility and agility, and a calmer, more serene attitude? Give yoga or yoga-based exercise a try. Even a few minutes of yoga per day will make a major impact on the way you carry yourself. 

4. Nourish your skin

The rollercoaster of hormones during pregnancy and postpartum may take a toll on your skin. So reach for products that soothe and nourish your skin, whether it’s oily, dry, or somewhere in between. For example, oil cleansing is a great way to normalize oil production, nourish your dermis, and preserve the skin barrier. 

5. Nourish your hair

After childbirth, you might notice a difference in the texture and thickness of your hair. If there’s a drastic change, there’s no cause for alarm — you’re not alone. This is the time to focus on hair health: use hydrating masks, hair vitamins, and soothing scalp treatments to nourish your follicles and encourage healthy hair growth. 

6. Walk outdoors

The intensity of caring for a newborn can lead to isolation and too much time indoors. If that’s the case for you, break that habit. Mild outdoor weather is good for the vitality and mood of both you and your baby. So taking some time to walk outdoors will improve your mood, boost your health, and give you a healthy glow. Take your baby along, too. You’ll be rewarded with a refreshed appearance and outlook. 

P.s. Don’t forget the SPF! 

7. Simplify your makeup routine

Are you fascinated by the simple, cream-based makeup routines in your social media feed? Then, consider incorporating some of the ideas you see. For example, you may try the exact products or go for a dupe or two. Using a luscious BB cream is a great way to start — they usually are full of safe, natural ingredients and are available at several price levels. After all, the more you enjoy applying your makeup products, the more likely you’ll use them. 

8. Simplify your style

Speaking of simplification, crafting a simple, effortlessly attractive style is easier than you might think. Focus on a streamlined color scheme, soft, wrinkle-free fabrics, and a flattering line. If you take a shower at night, you might even be able to go to bed with your clothing for the next day! Plus, select simple jewelry that makes a significant impact. Then, choose a few statement accessories to complete your look. Discovering your signature look takes some self-awareness, but several online sources can help you. 

Cultivating beauty as a new mom requires caring for yourself holistically. So try some of these ideas to help you stay healthy, vital, and rejuvenated. 

Featured image via Jonathan Borba on Unsplash

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