From swollen feet to stretch marks, being pregnant takes a huge toll on the body. Even the queen of maternity style and generally being ridiculously fabulous when pregnant, Beyoncé, can't fight the effects of having a baby. And now next spring, the royal family might need some baby-safe pamper products as well.
And when you're growing a real life human, a little pampering to take the edge off is more than required. Check out our pick of the top pregnancy beauty products that are totally baby safe.
Now, sit back, relax, and enjoy the next 9 months.
For when carrying around another human literally inside of you gets a bit much, this chamomile and sweet orange-scented candle helps calm a stressed out mind and uplift tired limbs.
Rahua's quinoa-enriched conditioner contains 100% natural ingredients which means no potentially harmful dodgy chemicals being absorbed through your scalp. Huzzah!
When you're breastfeeding countless times a day, your nipples are going to feel the difference. Use Bloom and Blossom's all natural, chemical-free balm to help heal and protect overworked nipples.
When you're growing an actual human inside of you, you're bound to feel more than a little tired. Enter Manuka Doctor's plumping night cream infused with honey that's known to boost your natural collagen production aka help your skin look fresh and pillowy.
This SOS lotion is an expectant mother's best friend. Rich in natural omega oils to promote hydration and elasticity deep within the skin, this cream protects the bust through rapid cup size changes ensuring that delicate skin is thoroughly cared for. This product is also a favourite of Jessica Alba's, who was an avid fan through both of her pregnancies.
This unscented shampoo combines organic chamomile and white tea with jojoba oil to gently cleanse hair without stripping away any colour, which, when you're off the highlights for 9 months, is a blessing.
Some exfoliating agents, like salycilic acid, can be damaging when you're pregnant, however, glycolic acid (which these retexturising pads contain) is a totally safe AHA (alpha hydroxy acid). Use them two to three times a week to slough off dead skin and any hyperpgimentation that can occur when you're pregnant.
When skin stretches (and let's face it, it will) it can feel itchy and irritated. Wth coconut oil, shea butter and vitamin E help to deeply moisturise and soothe skin whilst reducing the appearance of stretch marks, this wonder balm is the one.
Having a baby often means getting swollen ankles and feet. Give them a treat with Burts Bees' leg and foot lotion formulated with peppermint oil and rosemary to reduce swelling and leave a pleasant cooling effect.
Bio Oil is the stuff of stretch mark legends. Super quick drying but packed full of moisturising properties to nourish parched skin, use this to help you bounce back post-baby.
Harsh anti-perspirants containing aluminium can be harmful when you're expecting. Swap in Aesop's herbal spray deodorant instead - it neutralises odours using a blend of rosemary, sage and eucalyptus.
A nourishing bath oil that promises to bring a sense of tranquility with every use. With its fragrant essential oils and skin boosting ingredients it's full to the brim of goodness, so go and run that bath and let the oil work its magic.