Self-care became a low priority for many of us during the pandemic. This was especially true for moms. Whether they were helping kids navigate through remote learning, or juggling household responsibilities while working inside or outside the home, mothers had less time for themselves. Now that restrictions have eased and we are resuming activities and pre-pandemic routines, we noticed more people seeking advice about their skin. Notably, mothers have conveyed interest in addressing changes they’ve been seeing this past year. Questions come up regularly about worry lines, uneven or dull skin tone aggravated by stress and jawline/neck laxity noticed on Zoom. One mother recently expressed, “Now that things seem to be getting better, I feel like it’s time to start taking care of myself.” Dr. Karen Kim has some advice for moms who are looking to refresh their skin care routine and explore treatment options.
Incorporating a new product into your regular routine is an easy and effective way of improving your skin. Three topicals Dr. Kim recommends most often are:
Thanks to new and improved technology, there are excellent treatment options for brighter, healthier skin.
For all the mothers who devoted so much to the care and well-being of their loved ones this past year, it might be time to prioritize your own self-care. If you’ve been noticing changes to your skin and would like to explore possibilities, come in for a consultation to find out what might be right for you.