Expert Advice

How to Assess & Treatment of Nipple Damage

by Lauren Lamont | 17 April, 2019 |

Accurate assessment of the wound will facilitate the development of an effective treatment program that allows optimal wound healing to occur. A four-stage system for rating nipple trauma has been developed to standardize the reporting and management of nipple trauma.

The Best Skincare Ingredients for Skin Hydration

by Lauren Lamont | 11 March, 2019 |

A great way to prevent stretch marks is to ensure that skin maintains its maximum elasticity throughout pregnancy by keeping your skin well-hydrated. One of the best and easiest ways to do this is by using a skincare product made with of a balance of three types of skincare ingredients: humectants, emollients, and occlusive agents.

The Best Skincare Ingredients for Cellulite Reduction

by Lauren Lamont | 21 January, 2019 |

Cosmetics are among the most commonly used non-invasive techniques to reduce the unwanted appearance of cellulite. Most anti-cellulite products contain caffeine, and/or retinol formulations, and/or botanical derivatives as the main active skincare ingredients.

Pregnancy and Cellulite

by Lauren Lamont | 21 January, 2019 |

A woman’s body experiences many changes during pregnancy. One such unfortunate change is the deposition of cellulite. Pregnancy is the perfect storm for cellulite formation since all of the formation mechanisms are working at the same time. 

Essential Oils to avoid during Pregnancy

by Lauren Lamont | 21 January, 2019 |

Certain essential oils have been determined to be unsafe for use during pregnancy and lactation because their chemical makeup contains specific chemical constituents that should be avoided during pregnancy.

Safe Use Of Essential Oils During Pregnancy

by Lauren Lamont | 21 January, 2019 |

The use of essential oils during pregnancy is a controversial issue, mainly because there haven’t been a lot of studies done on the topic. Essential oils have been used for over 25 years by midwives, doulas, nurses, and mothers-to-be and, when used appropriately, have shown no harm to the mother or baby.