We’re all anxious to meet the Prince of Cambridge and if you are expecting your own royal bundle, you’ll know how important it is to be prepared. We’ve got all of your needs covered with our top 5 baby bag essentials…
Dry skin and a metalic taste in your mouth can be unfortunate side effects of pregnancy due to a change in hormones. ChapStick Flavour range (£1.22 each) is formulated with nourishing Viatmin E to keep lips moisturised and comes in three delicious, fruity flavours, Cherry, Apply and Strawberry, which wont leave a bad taste in your mouth!
ChapStick® Flavours can be bought from supermarkets, pharmacies and www.chapstick.co.uk
Keep your skin in top condition throughout your pregnancy with Trilogy Everything Balm (£12.50 45ml). Rich in antioxidants its the perfect natural balm to cover all your beauty needs. By sticking to one product, you’ll avoid aggravating sensitive or problem skin.
Trilogy products are available from John Lewis and www.trilogyproducts.com
Once the baby has arrived, a protecting, soothing cream to deal with all types of skin irritations is a baby bag must! Care Zinc & Castor Oil Cream (£2.50 for 100g) soothes nappy rash and treats dry, chapped skin. Providing a protective water resistant barrier, it acts as a mild antiseptic and astringent enriched with oil to help soften dry skin. It is suitable for adults and children, but pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before use.
Use Bio-Oil throughout pregnancy to maximise the skin’s elasticity and help prevent the appearance of stretch marks. It combines some of the most important skincare ingredients including vitamin A and E with Calendula, Lavender, Rosemary and Chamomile oils, plus the unique ingredient, PurCellin Oil™. PurCellin Oil™ creates a dry non-greasy oil which ensures the ingredients are absorbed deep into the second layer of the skin, where they can provide targeted treatment.
Bio-Oil is £8.95 available from Boots stores nationwide.
Keep cool with Eau Thermale Avene Water Spray (£6.50 for 150ml). This miniature bottle is the perfect size to fit in your baby bag. The refreshing water spray is the perfect product to keep you cool when you’re experiencing hot flashes. Spritz onto skin whilst your on the go.
Available from Boots and Boots.com