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Secret behind Princess Beatrice's glowing skin and hair growth revealed

Princess Eugenie's older sister is looking incredible since giving birth

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Laura Sutcliffe
Fashion and Beauty News Editor
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Since Princess Beatrice gave birth to her daughter Sienna last year, the wife of Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi has been spotted out and about looking absolutely radiant, particularly her skin and her luscious hair.

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Lots of royal fans have been commenting that the daughter of Prince Andrew looks better than ever since giving birth and there are some medical reasons as to why. 

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We spoke to Dr Gabriella, Aesthetic doctor at SkinCision Clinic by Allen Rezai MD, who gave us the lowdown. "During pregnancy there is a change in the hormone level within a woman's body, particularly an increase in oestrogen, n oestrogen, progesterone, alongside a forty percent increase in blood volume and an increase in cell turnover," she said.

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Dr Gabriella added: "The increase in blood flow and extra volume can make the skin appear brighter and glowing which we can see in photos of Beatrice recently.

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Princess Beatrice is looking radiant right now

"Progesterone levels increase, which in turn can increase sebaceous gland activity which can create more oil for the scalp and skin, giving more glowing skin and shiny hair. This can also contribute to that glow particularly for those mothers who have previously suffered with dry skin or hair.  A high turnover of cells of the skin leaves a more radiant appearance."

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All mums know that  postpartum days can be very tough and new mothers often don't have time for self care as they are so busy taking care of their baby.

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The skincare specialist explained: "Erratic sleeping patterns and deprivation of sleep can take its toll on your skin. Although getting enough sleep can be hard, it is important to do so; so where possible it is important to take naps when you can."

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She added: "When the pregnancy glow starts to fade, A good quality vitamin C serum will help with antioxidant protection to help maintain that glow and adding a hyaluronic acid to boost hydration within the skin, whilst if you are experiencing hormonal breakouts postpartum, the application of a peel maybe useful with some offering antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties."

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Dr Gabriella also stressed it's important to make time to eat properly with good nutrition and vitamin supplements if needed.


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Speaking of supplements, getting into a habit of taking them daily can work wonders, particularly ones that are designed to encourage hair growth from within. Manifesto are nutritionist formulated beauty gummy supplements that contain essential hair-supportive vitamins and minerals to provide extra targeted support for hair (plus skin and nails too.)

Manifesto Beauty gummies contain biotin which is recommended as a dietary supplement for strengthening hair as it helps mucous membranes and promotes cell growth, and as biotin is a water-soluble vitamin and is not stored in the body it must be provided from food and supplementation. 

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