They say that hope springs eternal, and I am a perfect example. All through my first pregnancy I hoped I would not get stretchmarks. I did not actually DO much to prevent them, but my mom didn’t get them, so I hoped real hard. And for the first 39 weeks I was good. It was week 40 that did me in. Days, mere hours before birthing my baby – they bloomed.
You’d think I would have learned by the second time, but no. Once again I hoped. And every once in a while I used a little random lotion on my belly. Ha ha. The stretchmarks got me again. Those last two weeks.
Well I’ve learned my lesson. This time around I am still hoping not to get stretchmarks on what’s left of my belly. But I am also doing something about it sooner rather than later. I am using Tummy Honey religiously. Every day. It smells great and is nice to rub on and Gwyneth Paltrow used it too which I find somehow reassuring. But it’s not hope alone that has me using the Tummy Honey every day. I actually do think the product has helped fade some of my old stretchmarks.
There is more to Bella B for pregnant and new moms than just the Tummy Honey though. I’m loving the entire Bella B body care line. These products are made without parabens, mineral oil, petroleum or lanolin and are safe and gentle for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
At the end of a long day there is nothing more soothing than their Tummy to Toes cooling leg and foot lotion. After showering I love their all over Silk and Honey body moisturizer with shea butter and mango. And while their Body Buzz firming anti cellulite lotion may not make me ten pounds thinner in the thighs, it does make me a little less jiggly. Additional products in the line assist with common preggo problems such as pregnancy mask and undereye circles. I am sure I will be checking out their Nipple Nurture cream and cleansing pads once I start breastfeeding.