Nurture Pregnancy Programme

Your Guide To Pregnancy Skincare

At Nuriss we understand the importance of taking extra good care of yourself during pregnancy- that’s why our health and skin experts have designed a special programme just for you- ‘Nurture by Nuriss’.

‘Nurture by Nuriss’ offers ‘mums-to-be’ an expert-led home and clinic skincare treatment programme, to help you to feel beautiful and radiant throughout your pregnancy.

Pregnancy is an exciting and precious time and whilst your body is nourishing and protecting your baby for the nine months prior to giving birth, you will discover that not only is your body changing, but your skin is as well.

Your skin may start behaving in a way that is quite new to you. Some women are lucky enough to have a radiant ‘baby glow’ throughout their pregnancy. The majority of ‘mum’s to be’ however, do battle with their skin.

Doctors advise pregnant and breastfeeding women to avoid the following; botox, fillers, lasers, radiofrequency,ultrasound, acids and retinoids. Without the full arsenal of skincare tools at your disposal, many women panic that pregnancy means doom and gloom for your skin!

The Clinic treatment ‘Avoid’ List

  • All Lasers
  • Radiofrequency and ultrasound treatments
  • Coolsculpting
  • Botox
  • Fillers
  • Strong chemical peels
  • Electrolysis
  • Hyfrecation
  • Microdermabrasion

The skin products ‘Avoid’ List (check the label):

  • Parabens
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
  • Differin (adapalene)
  • Retin-A, Renova (tretinoin)
  • Retinoic acid
  • Retinol
  • Retinyl linoleate
  • Retinyl palmitate
  • Tazorac and avage (Tazarotene)
  • Salicylic acid
  • Beta hydroxy acid
  • BHA

The good news is that there are many safe and healthy skin care solutions available.

At Nuriss, our skin experts have designed a nourishing skincare programme, which is tailor-made to suit your skincare needs, whilst pregnant and breastfeeding. Our in-house GP, Dr. Anita and expert Dietician, Lucy Jones, are also on hand to advise on all aspects of your diet and lifestyle throughout your pregnancy too.

“Everything you eat, apply to your skin, or come into contact with may affect not only you but also your baby,”

“Mum’s to be should be aware that topical ingredients may be absorbed into the bloodstream. While most commonly used products are completely safe, there’s a handful of ingredients considered potentially harmful to a growing baby.There are some products you should avoid, such as Retinoids and salicylic acid.’  Dr Anita (medical director Nuriss)

At Nuriss, our skin experts will look at your current skincare programme and design a home-care regimen to take your through each trimester of pregnancy.

Blood tests and examination are also available. We also offer Dietician support if you would like guidance to support you in the months during and after pregnancy


Nurture Menu:

1st Trimester Skin Changes: (Weeks 1-12)

Due to surges in your pregnancy hormones your skin may become:

  • Oily
  • prone to spots and congestion,
  • Sensitive to your usual skin products
  • Sensitive to UV
  • Itchy and dry in patches

Nuriss solutions:

Phase 1: Skincare

Our skin experts will design a gentle and nourishing morning and night regimen for you to follow. Using natural plant based actives, your Nuriss skincare will calm and soothe your skin, detoxify and clear congestion and well as protect your skin from hormonal changes, such as pigmentation.

Phase 1: Clinic Treatments:

Vitamin Glow Facial  : A nourishing and rejuvenating facial using plant based phytonutrients, antioxidants and fruit enzymes to gently exfoliate, strengthen and hydrate your skin. Using the healing and detoxifying properties of zinc, sulfur and clay, blocked pores, oily skin and spots are addressed. Gentle mesotherapy delivers nourishing antioxidants into your skin, whilst stimulating collagen production. Our Vitamin Glow Facial will leave you with a beautiful, healthy and natural looking glow.

How often: We recommend 1-2 Vitamin Glow facials in the first Trimester

Duration: 60 minutes

Downtime: Nil

Price: £200 per treatment

2nd Trimester skin concerns: (Weeks 13-27)

  • Pregnancy-related acne
  • Pigmentation/ Melasma
  • Loss of radiance
  • Stretchmarks
  • Itchy skin

Nuriss solutions:

Phase 2: Skincare

Our skin experts will amend your morning and night regimen according to your skin’s health.

At this stage in pregnancy, we look to address hormonal pigmentation, using naturally derived stabilising skin nutrients, such as Vitamin C and Alpha Arbutin. Soothing and calming ingredients to reduce spots and outbreaks as well as natural fruit enzymes,  to nourish, hydrate and exfoliate, revealing healthy and radiant skin.

Phase 2: Clinic Treatments:

Radiance Facial  :

Using skin brightening and revitalising plant based nutrients, this nourishing antioxidant rich facial promotes healthy skin and radiance, whilst addressing common pregnancy-related skin concerns gently yet effectively. Fruit acids exfoliate, strengthen and hydrate your skin, whilst the healing properties of natural minerals treat blocked pores, oily skin and spots. Pigmentation is targeted using the natural skin boosting properties of Turmeric, Bearberry, Mulberry, Sunflower and Vitamin C. For the ultimate radiance, Acai palm, White oak and Chinese basil stem cells are applied in mask form, to wear following your treatment.

How often:

We recommend Radiance Facials every 2 weeks throughout the second trimester.

Duration: 60 minutes

Downtime: Nil

Price: £200 per treatment

3rd Trimester skin concerns:(weeks 27-40)


  • Tired, Dehydrated skin
  • Dark circles
  • Varicose veins and telangiectasia


Nuriss solutions:

Phase 3: Skincare

In the final stages of pregnancy, skin can feel sensitive, dry and dehydrated. Sleep becomes more problematic and dark eye circles more prominent. Our skin experts may suggest changes to morning and night Nuriss regimen, to address your skin concerns.

Phase 3: Clinic Treatments:

Moisture Infusion Facial  : This moisture boosting, nurturing and hydrating facial gently feeds and nourishes your skin, using an infusion of natural skin hydrators, vitamins and minerals. Wheatgerm calms and soothes the skin, fruit acids hydrate and exfoliate, whilst hyaluronic acid seeps into the deep layers of the skin to nourish and restore the skin’s hydration barriers and well as strengthening your collagen supplies. A Olive mask, rich in natural moisturisers protects and revives your skin.

We recommend our Moisture Infusion facials every 2 weeks throughout the third trimester.

Duration: 60 minutes

Downtime: Nil

Price: £200 per treatment

Post Pregnancy Programme

  • Mummy Tummy Treatment
  • Hips, Boobs and Tums Stretch Mark Treatment
  • Nuriss Melasma Fade-Away
  • Baby Face Laser Resurfacing
  • Nuriss Baby Glow Laser Lift
  • Nuriss Fade-Away Cellulite Treatment
  • Nuriss Mummy Thigh Toner Therapy



(Nuriss Skincare and Wellness Centre, 48 Wimpole Street London, London W1G 8SF)