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How To Survive Your First Trimester Of Pregnancy

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15. Acne
Acne is common in the first half of pregnancy, unfortunately. The culprits are hormones called androgens that causes the glands in your skin to overproduce oils that can clog pores and leave you with breakouts.

According to the Mayo Clinic, the best way to treat pregnancy acne is to wash your face with a gentle cleanser and don’t overdo it. Don’t pick at blemishes, and decide that now it the time to try out a new face mask. Be cautious when it comes to medications to treat acne because most of those will enter your bloodstream and travel to your baby. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns.