Although you are excited to meet your bundle of joy, mama wants to bring sexy back as quickly as possible! Pregnancy regimen rule #1, always apply your anti-stretch mark creme! What to choose? Little Steps has rubbed a many bellies to bring you the best anti-stretch belly balms!
Cult favorite, Bio Oil, is cheap and it works! Formulated from plant extracts, this oil is easy to apply, easy to find, and natural. Did we mention that it is the #1 anti stretch mark oil in the world? What's more? It can be used as a moisturiser for just about any dry spot on your body. Score.
Copa Cabbana, makes a delicious Blue Chamomile Anti-Stretch Mark Belly Balm that is almost edible it smells so good (like a day as the spa). Hydrate that belly with gentle and fresh goodness. Key Ingredients include Blue Chamomile essential oil, coconut oil, jojoba oil, and Shea butter. Good news mamas...it's affordable too!
Copa Cabbana, www.copacabbana.com
Organic, 100% natural, and vegan approved! Feel bump-tastic with this deep conditioning stretch mark lotion that nourishes your bump on oh-so-many layers and levels. Try the Bump Gloss along with the Tummy Butter for maximum stretch mark prevention. Key ingredients include pure cocoa butter, organic Rosehip oil, organic Tamanu, and Kukui Nut oils.
The Spoiled Mama, www.thespoiledmama.com
A celebrity fave for years, this gentle crème promises to promote "the regeneration of the extra cellular matrix" which is code for...no stretch marks! It is light, goes on smoothly, and smells yummy for the tummy. What more could we ask for? Key ingredients include cocoa butter, avacado oil, and a sophisticated peptide (part of the matrix, we assume!).
Noodle & Boo, www.noodleandboo.com
For the ultimate in radiant rubs, look no further than Aromatherapy Associates. Baby mamas around the world love Renew, their pregnancy friendly and simply amazing line that is perfect for growing bellies. Try the Rose Massage & Body Oil that is not only relaxing but also nourishes and regenerates the skin. Key ingredients include evening primrose, rose oil, and damask rose water.
Aromatherapy Associates, www.aromatherapyassociates.com
The Mandarin Spa, The Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2825 4853
The Oriental Spa, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 2132 0011
Don't let the brand name confuse you. The Mum's Belly Oil is not for the babes. In fact, mamas who dive into this serum tend to get addicted (even after the bump is gone). Purely organic, this oil is both mosturizing and calming (perfect for itchy tummys). Key ingredients include evening primrose, jojoba, hazelnut oil, patchouli, and tagetes.
Babies Only, www.babiesonly.com.au
Britain's award-winning organic skin care brand (and celeb fave) has mama and baby in mind with a full line of delicious products that check all the boxes including no artificial preservatives, no petrochemicals, no artificial colorants, and no artificial fragrances. Plus, they smell and feel absolutely amazing. Their anti-stretch mark oil rocks.
The Organic Pharmacy, Harvey Nichols Pacific Place, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 3695 3388, www.theorganicpharmacy.com