Alessandra Foresto | Fit Pregnancy

Alessandra Foresto

Alessandra Foresto is the beauty editor at Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health. She has over 6 years of experience writing beauty for national magazines and websites. Before landing her current gig, she held several positions in the beauty department at O, the Oprah Magazine—where she received an ASME nomination for her work on Hair Extravaganza in the September 2013 issue—and was the beauty blogger at SELF.com. Her work has also been published on SELF, Where New York, IN New York, Blender.com, CosmoGirl.com and TONY.com.

Pregnancy hormones can make your skin go bonkers! But with a long list of ingredients to avoid until your due date, what are you supposed to do if you get a pimple (or a whole bunch of ’em)? Follow this easy plan for clear skin from Ariel Ostad, M.D., a dermatologist in New York City.

Got an itchy, flaky scalp? Try this simple anti-dandruff prescription from Elizabeth Cunnane-Phillips, a trichologist (that’s a hair and scalp expert) at the Philip Kingsley Clinic in New York City.

When you've got a little sweetie, touching up your hair color slips way low on your priority list. Luckily, these genius products keep your shade vibrant for, like, ever. Give them a try! 

Having a cherubic baby of your very own? Super awesome. The late-night feedings and attendant under-eye circles? Less so. Follow these stealth makeup tricks, and you can lose those XXL sunglasses.

We’re sure you’ve got the basic pregnancy no-nos covered—you forgo wine with dinner, you check with your doc before taking any medication, you've said sayonara to sushi—but when it comes to the ingredients in your skincare and makeup, you’re probably more than a little lost. We don’t bla...