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Last time most divas checked, being newly pregnant didn't equate to a lack of sexy. Stepping into your favorite salon might be just the pick-me-up you need to recollect how beautiful you are during your pregnancy, provided you work with your stylist to pick a flattering style. The perfect sexy cut will depend on your face shape and other factors such as your hair thickness, but it always should give you an emotional boost when you look in the mirror.
Is a Haircut Really That Important?
When you're a newly pregnant diva, it's not at all unusual to feel worse than a seasick sailor. Hormonal changes can put your tummy in a tizzy. Not only that, but with so much emphasis on the soon-to-arrive baby, there's not a lot of conversation about how you got pregnant in the first place or whether you're still attractive. A super-sexy haircut can remind others -- but most importantly, you -- that you're way more than just a baby carrier and that you aren't going to stop being sensuous just because you're expecting.
Picking Your Cut
When you're looking to rock a new haircut as you continue with your pregnancy, you have to keep in mind two important factors. The first is that hormones -- yes, the same ones that put your stomach in a whirl -- also end up stimulating your hair follicles. Lots of fashionistas find that their hair becomes more dense during pregnancy, eventually going back to normal once the pregnancy is over. Second, pregnancy isn't the time to diet, and most ladies gain at least a few extra pounds even if they watch what they eat; it's Mother Nature's way of protecting you and the baby. The sexiest cuts for ladies "on the nest" generally are ones that don't have too much volume at the sides, which tends to emphasize roundness. They accommodate the extra hair you have, but it's a good idea to think about how the cut will look once the extra hair and weight are gone. Because your skin gets extra blood, cuts that emphasize your lips can be fabulous, but you have to work with your face type.
Your Personal Tastes
Being pregnant is a good time to try a sexy new hairstyle, because people expect your appearance to change somewhat as the pregnancy goes on. However, ultimately, the sexiest cut for a newly-pregnant diva is one you feel comfortable in and which suits your personal tastes; if you aren't comfortable with your mane, it will show in everything else you do. That said, if your heart tells you to go bold, dive in. If you can't quite part with the style you're used to, maybe just try a funkier version of it, such as going inverted if you've always worn a bob.
Other Food for Hair Thought
Lots of new cuts really "pop" when you add finishing touches such as highlights. For a newly pregnant woman such as you, however, any type of chemical treatment generally is a no-no because chemicals are so easily passed through the skin to your baby. That means your sexy new 'do should be one that doesn't really need any extra frills to look phenomenal. Additionally, soon-to-be moms often find their energy is at zilch during the first part of pregnancy -- growing a baby is hard work! Try to pick a sensuous style that is alluring but which also is quick and easy to put together.