Afternoon beauty fix / You can blame the baby for your blotchy skin:

Aside from exposure to the sun or an adverse reaction to a certain cosmetics, hyper-pigmentation can be caused by an influx of hormonal activity. You can blame the blotchy-ness on your yet-to-be-born baby, but you won’t need to wait nine months before your skin is back to normal. Tumeric is a spice from India that tastes delicious, but it’s also used to treat a long list of health-related ailments. Its presence in cosmetic products serves as an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial agent for agitated areas.Ole Henriksen Enlighten Me face serum ($60, has tumeric, plus Vitamin C and mulberry extract to deliver stability and radiance back to your skin—giving a boost to your maternal glow.