Podcast: The Beauty Swaps Our Beauty Director’s Making Since Becoming Pregnant

Plus: The star ingredients she’s grieving

This week on Get Lippy, marie claire’s Beauty Director Sally Hunwick made a special announcement, she’s having a baby! With all of the excitement of falling pregnant, there was one thing that eventually dawned on her–parting with her some of her favourite skincare actives.

“I’m 27 weeks pregnant and there are a few simple changes I have made to my beauty routine since becoming pregnant,” says Sally. “Sometimes becoming pregnant can be hard and we want to do everything we can to make it happen so that we have the best chance of conceiving – and when you do become pregnant, you want to give your baby the best possible start in life.”

Sally talks about why you should ditch retinol and salicylic acid while you’re expecting; “These ingredients are amazing, and I dearly miss them! But the reason they are so good is that they can penetrate right into the skin and even into the blood stream, which is why the experts say to avoid them while you’re pregnant. Thankfully, there are plenty of pregnancy-safe alternatives you can swap into your beauty routine,” says Sally.

Tune in to get the low-down on Sally’s picks for maintaining clear and glowing skin all pregnancy long.

Also in the episode, the hot debate on natural deodorants – should we be making the swap to aluminium-free? And how to keep your hair shiny and healthy all summer long, no matter how much time you spend at the beach. 

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Products mentioned in this ep:

Summer hair saviours

Pantene Pro-V Intense Rescue Shots Ampoules

Eleven Miracle Hair Treatment

Aveda nutriplenish™ leave-in-conditioner

Kérastase Elixir Ultime Beautifying Hair Oil

L’Oréal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Oil

Blondi Beach Hair Rescue Oil

Kérastase Fusio-Dose Treatment

Aluminium-free and natural deodorants

Innoxa Free and Easy Antiperspirant Roll-On Deodorant Aluminium Free

NIVEA Fresh Clean 0% Aluminium Deodorant Spray

Kopari Coconut Oil Deodorant

A’kin Roll On Natural Deodorant Geranium & Cedarwood

Weleda Pomegranate 24h Roll-On Deodorant

Kind-ly Rose & Geranium 100% Natural Deodorant

Black Chicken Remedies Axilla Natural Deodorant Paste Original

Sally’s pregnancy products

Clean fragrances

Recreation Bondi Beach Sun-Kissed Eau de Parfum

Narrative Lab The Solid Collection

Calvin Klein CK Everyone – available at David Jones and Myer stores nationally from February 16.

Chanel L’Huile Jasmin Massage Body Oil

Retinol replacements (bakuchiol):

Biossance Squalane + Phyto-Retinol Serum

BYBI Beauty Bakuchiol Booster

Omorovicza Miracle Facial Oil

Salicylic replacements (lactic acid):

Dr Dennis Gross Professional Grade IPL Dark Spot Concentrated Serum

Ren Clean Skincare Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA Tonic

Aesop Parsley Seed Facial Cleanser

Sunday Riley Good Genes Lactic Acid Treatment

Vitamin C:

SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic Serum

Biologi Bqk Radiance Duo

Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum

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