Practical Parenting & Pregnancy magazine Awards 2011/2012 Best pregnancy and new mum skincare

Pregnancy can play havoc with your skin, so knowing what's going to keep you looking lovely is vital. Try these beauty best buys

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  • Hands up if you hide your stretchmarks from your partner? You're not alone. But if you'd really like to be rid of them without splashing a fortune and manage all those other skin changes that are taking place now you're pregnant, look no further than these best buys that are up for a Practical Parenting & Pregnancy magazine award

  • Mothercare It's Your Body Range

    The It's Your Body Range from Mothercare includes nipple cream, perineal gel, bath milk, leg and foot cooling spritz and stretch mark cream for £4.99 each. Lanolin nipple cream is £9.99 and stretch mark oil is £6.99

  • Palmers Cocoa Butter Formula Tummy Butter

    Palmers Cocoa Butter Formula is a rich balm containing lavender to help soothe and calm skin as well as helping to reduce the appearance of stretch marks. £5.35

  • Lansinoh HPA Lanolin for Breastfeeding Mothers

    Lansinoh HPA Lanolin for Breastfeeding Mothers works by the process of moist wound healing, allowing skin to retain its proper moisture content from within while healing is accelerated. £10.16

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  • Palmer's Massage Lotion for Stretch Marks

    Palmer's Massage Lotion for Stretch Marks comes in an easy to use pump and at £5.09 is affordable as well as smelling lovely. Find out why mums love this product by reading the Palmer's Massage Lotion for Stretch Marks review

  • Weleda Pregnancy Body Oil

    Weleda Pregnancy Body Oil moisturises and soothes pregnant skin as it stretches to accommodate a growing bump. £12.95. Read reviews of Weleda Pregnancy Body Oil.

  • Bio-Oil

    Bio-Oil is a simple, yet effective way to prevent stretch marks and reduce the appearance of existing marks and scars. Simply massage in twice daily. £8.95. Read what mums think about Bio Oil in our review

  • Palmers Skin Therapy Oil

    Palmers Skin Therapy Oil moisturises and tackles stretch marks, sinking into skin easily without leaving any marks on your clothes. £9.99

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  • Burts Bees Mama Bee Belly Butter

    Burts Bees Mama Bee Belly Butter comes in a handy tub so you can scoop out a big handful as you need it and re-seal. Smooth over your tummy after bathing or whenever skin feels tight, dry or itchy. £13.99

  • Maclaren Beginning Nourishing Gift Box

    The Beginning range from Maclaren has been carefully created using natural and organic ingredients and pure essential oils. The Nourishing Gift Box contains 3 essential products. £40

  • Trilogy Certified Organic Rosehip Oil

    The multi-tasking Trilogy Certified Organic Rosehip Oil is an excellent face and body moisturiser, highly effective for improving the appearance of stretch marks, scars, fine lines and wrinkles. £16.50 for 20ml