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Gift Guide: Beauty Must-Haves for the Mommy-to-Be

Gift Guide: Beauty Must-Haves for the Mommy-to-Be

Soon-to-be mommies have a whole set of needs that need to be met with wholesome, natural and organic skin, hair care, makeup and  body care. With the skin being our largest organ, it takes in chemicals that are applied to it, and we certainly don’t want the bouncing baby to be bombarded with unnecessary ingredients.

So we have gone through all the products that we have tested and love and picked the ones that are ideal for the mommy-to-be in your life. And, of course, every mommy needs goodies for the baby, so we chose a few of the best products for the bambino too.

Best Body Products for Mommy

Try: Nature’s Gate Pomegranate Body Wash and Lotion ($7.99, $11.69)

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Skin instantly becomes nourished and hydrated. The all-natural line contains blends of Almond Oil, Shea Butter and Vitamin E to further defend and help replenish skin. Plus, pomegranates are known to protect against free-radicals and also increase collagen production to promote more youthful looking skin.

Nubian Heritage Ivorian Cocoa Butter Bar Soap $4.99


This ultra-moisturizing cleanser gently exfoliates dead skin with a special blend of Hazelnuts. Shea Butter and Vitamin E are blended in to offer a super hydrating lather that helps to firm and maintain the skin’s natural elasticity. Antioxidant rich Vitamin E also helps to rejuvenate while Oatmeal works to soothe the skin. Decadent Milk Chocolate softens the skin while providing a rich aromatic experience.

Pacifica Indian Coconut Nectar Body Butter $15


Pacifica’s Indian Coconut Nectar is a sensuous and delicious blend inspired by travels to faraway destinations. This warm, sultry blend of coconut and delicate creamy vanilla is pure ambrosia. 100% vegan and cruelty-free.

Comfort Zone Sacred Nature Bio-Certified Body Oil $75

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Rich in Buriti oil and jojoba oil, this product is ideal for prematurely aging skin, dry skin, and skin susceptible to wrinkles and stretchmarks. Jojoba oil is an extraordinary beauty elixir because it is rich in lipids, known to have an affinity for the skin due to its linear structure.

For Mommy’s Hair

It’s pretty well known that for pregnant women, hair growth is a given. Nurture that new growth and lessen shedding with chemical free shampoo and conditioner.

SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen, Grow & Restore Shampoo $10.99

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A clarifying, Sulfate-free shampoo that removes product build-up, while infusing hair with moisture. Leaves hair soft and shiny. Gentle enough to use every day. Promotes growth by nourishing and strengthening damaged or chemically processed hair, reducing the appearance of breakage and shedding. Apple Cider Vinegar aids in regulating and balancing pH levels on the scalp, while softening hair to promote enhanced growth.

SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen, Grow & Restore Treatment Masque $12.99


This deep conditioning masque restores strength and resilience to damaged, brittle or chemically processed hair. Perfect for those who regularly color, straighten, perm or heat style their hair, as well as kinky, curly or wavy natural styles. Helps promote growth by supporting hair’s elasticity, reducing the appearance of breakage and shredding. Peppermint oil stimulates the scalp for an invigorating experience. Leaves hair soft, manageable and shiny.

For Glowing Skin

Shu Uemura Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil $90


8 exquisite oils from botanical origin for ultimate solution to 8 skin benefits powerful yet gentle botanical origin removal system for superb cleansing. Removes effortless all kind of make-up and impurities. Skin feels soften, conditioned, hydrated, nourished from within and glows with a new radiance.

Korres The Brightest Skin Wild Rose Collection $48

Korres The Brightest Skin Wild Rose Collection

This complete Wild Rose collection features three steps for your brightest skin. Formulated with wild rose oil, a powerful natural source of vitamin C, this regimen includes the iconic Wild Rose Brightening & Refining Buff Cleanser and Wild Rose 24-Hour Moisturiser paired with the best-selling Wild Rose Sleeping Facial. Gently buff skin day and night with the Wild Rose Cleanser, quench skin with all-day moisturization with the Wild Rose 24-Hour Cream, and reveal brighter, petal soft skin by morning with the Wild Rose Sleeping Facial.

Makeup for Mom

Josie Maran Blossom & Bloom Argan Hydrating Color Collection $62

Josie Maran Blossom & Bloom Argan Hydrating Color Collection

Give your skin, lashes, and lips the argan nourishment they crave. This collection includes Josie’s quick-absorbing, featherweight, 100% Pure Argan Oil Light to hydrate and prep skin for flawless makeup application. Argan Black Oil Mascara conditions, coats, lengthens, and lifts eyelashes. Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelée gives cheeks a cooling wash of color, and Argan Love Your Lips Hydrating Lipstick provides a nourishing pop of pink. Argan Infinity Intensive Creamy Oil hydrates skin, calms inflammation, tames fly-aways, conditions lips, and illuminates the complexion.

bareMinerals Complexion Superstars $49

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This six-piece collection features bareMinerals’ bestsellers, offering everything you need for flawless, radiant skin at home or on-the-go. With color-boosting, Vintage Peach Blush, mini sizes of the READY® pressed powder and a bronzer, Mineral Veil® finishing powder, Bare Radiance All-Over Face Color face powder, and an angled face brush, this set of covetable must-haves will leave you wanting more

Best Baby Gifts

 SheaMoisture Baby Gift Set $19.97

SheaMoistureBaby Gift Set

Each product in SheaMoisture’s Baby Collection contains ingredients you can actually pronounce: organic raw Shea Butter (provides a moisture barrier and protects skin); Argan Oil (replenishes moisture and protects from chapping and chafing from diaper rash and cradle cap); and Frankincense & Myrrh (well-known for their healing properties and subtle scent). The products are gentle enough for everyday use and suitable for all ages – including the entire family!

Burt’s Bees Baby Bee® Deluxe Gift Set $55

Burt's Bees Baby Bee Deluxe Gift Set

Give the gift of preparation with this natural arsenal of nurturing products to care for baby’s delicate skin.

• Baby Bee Face & Hand Cloths
• Baby Bee Multipurpose Ointment
• Baby Bee Shampoo & Wash 8oz
• Baby Bee Shampoo & Wash – Fragrance Free 8oz
• Baby Bee Nourishing Lotion – Calming 6oz
• Baby Bee Chlorine-Free Wipes
• Baby Bee Dusting Powder 4.5oz
• Baby Bee Diaper Ointment 3oz
• Baby Bee Buttermilk Soap
• Baby Bee Nourishing Baby Oil
• Metal basket included



Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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One Response to Gift Guide: Beauty Must-Haves for the Mommy-to-Be

  1. Rachel Beltz December 26, 2014 at 4:08 pm

    I think that the two makeup sets would be perfect! Moms often don’t splurge on themselves, so this would be a nice little well deserved gift!

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