Little lifts for pregnancy

Feeling a little tired or overwhelmed by your pregnancy? Here are some things to make you go ‘Oooo…”

Sometimes you just need a little treat to make you feel great again. Here are some of our favourite pregnancy pick-me-ups.

Eye Palette

The eyes have it with this season’s colours. With a subtle shimmer, there are three shades to choose from so you can change your look each day from just one box. The cream-based formula glides onto skin and is crease-free.

Polar Ice Eyeshadow Palette £90, Chantecaille

Energy Bar

If you need a bit of an energy boost, reach for a quick fix with this protein bar, packed with natural sugar from dates. They are also vegan and grain and gluten free.

Raspberry Ripple Bar £1.99, Squirrel Sisters (Ocado)


Whatever the weather, a great scarf is an excellent accessory to have in your bag for cooler evenings and to brighten up a plain outfit. Choose something vibrant to enhance your skin tones.

Skull Printed Scarf £285, Alexander McQueen (Harrods)

Leg Cooling Gel

It’s your pins that bear the extra weight, so soothe with a gel containing arnica and menthol, plus spearmint to reduce puffiness.

Mama Mio Lucky Legs Cooling Leg Gel £19.50, Mio Skincare


You need to make sure you get the vitamins and minerals you need to grow a baby, so turn to a food-grown vitamin supplement to top up with nutrients like iron and folates. This blend is formulated for the whole of your pregnancy and on into breastfeeding and helps reduce fatigue.

Food Grown Pregnancy Vitamins £32, Wild Nutrition (Planet Organic)


Pack in some extra vitamins with a smoothie. Easy to digest and containing the pulp as well as juice, it’s great for a shot of fibre to help prevent constipation, plus it has
all those yummy vitamins too.

Smoothy Super Blue Blueberry, Kale, Beetroot and Spinach £4, Savse


A statement lip colour is a great way to pull a look together and draw attention to your smile, even if you can’t be bothered to wear much make-up.

Mattetrance Lipstick in Executive Realness, £35 Pat McGrath (Selfridges)

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