5 surprising beauty benefits of being pregnant

by Catriona Watson |

Pregnancy changes your body in many ways. But contrary to belief, it’s not all swollen ankles and morning sickness. The increase in hormones can positively change the way your body looks.

Check out the 5 surprising beauty benefits of being pregnant...

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​1) Your skin may glow

Time for a glow-up? The sought-after 'pregnancy glow' is real and is a result from an increase in blood volume, oestrogen, and progesterone. These expertly blend together to give your skin a rosier, radiant and all-round fuller appearance. Sounds good to us...

Unity Beauty Essentials’ products are designed with pregnant mothers in mind. For mother's needs and desires as they journey through pregnancy. They are designed to remind would-be mothers that it’s ok to feel nurtured, indulged, and confident with her new curves. All products contain the Indian gooseberry, known as the Superfruit of Pregnancy.

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