Mummy Skincare w/ uQueen Organics
During her pregnancy, Annya Weekes fell in love with the Almond Shea Glow Butter from uQueen Organics body collection. She used it to moisturise her tummy (and other parts of her body) daily. The butter helps relieve dry or itchy skin and reduces the appearance of stretch marks and scars. (Photo: Courtesy of Danielle Edmond)

While being pregnant is a joyous occasion in a woman’s life, and while dietary changes and opting for less strenuous activities are expected, for many mums-to-be, having to nix some of their trusty skincare products may come as a surprise.

An unborn child is like a sponge soaking up everything the mum-to-be applies to her body and consumes, which is why it’s important to avoid products containing retinoids, hydroquinone, benzoyl peroxide, and salicylic acid pre- and sometimes post-baby. This, understandably, can come as bad news, and finding new products that work can be tricky. But Tuesday Style Dryer (TSD) has culled a few options that promise to help you bask in your pregnancy glow.

uQueen Organics — an organic skincare line developed by Jamaican model-cum-beauty entrepreneur Danielle “Danz” Edmond — has the ultimate pregnancy-safe pamper products. The Safflower Glow Oil and Almond Shea Glow Butter, in particular, recently got the seal of approval from new mum and New York City-based celebrity make-up artist Annya Weekes.

Almond Shea Glow Butter (Photo: uqueenorganics.com)
Hello, glow! uQueen Organics takes a natural effective approach to glowing skin. The key ingredient, safflower oil, hydrates oily and dry to very dry skin.
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The Almond Shea Glow Butter is also a staple in Odyssey With Yendi creator and host Yendi Phillipps’s pamper routine.
The Shea Coconut Glow Hydrator is also a great option for healthy-looking skin (Photo: uqueenorganics.com)
The Woosah Wellness Kit is perfect for mummy ‘me’ time. It includes the Safflower Glow Oil, Shea Coconut Glow Body Scrub, Coco Wood Woosah Bath Gel, Rose Wood Woosah Bath Salt and Almond Shea Glow Butter. (Photo: uqueenorganics.com)

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