When women reach a certain age, they can look forward to the (often undesirable) transition of menopause.
It is a time of change and a natural event, just like puberty, that can lead to imbalances that cause a variety of symptoms.
In some cases these symptoms can be debilitating, but there is so much that can be done to alleviate or even reduce the changes through good nutrition, supplements, exercise … and of course great skin care to treat certain symptoms!
The phases of menopause (which can last 4-7 years)
- Peri-menopause begins about 45-50 years when hormonal changes occur and gradual changes in menstrual cycles occur and symptoms appear
- Menopause, around 50-52 years, end of periods
- 55 years after the menopause, when there are no more periods
Some women (1% in the United States) aged 40 or younger may experience premature menopause.
When the eggs a woman is born with (to produce babies) are no longer produced, hormones such as estrogen, progesterone and testosterone gradually decrease and cause a variety of symptoms that can fluctuate over the course of menopause.
hyaluronic acid – an essential molecule for hydration.
Sebum production also slows down and the dry skin feels dry. Even oily skin types can become dry and often sensitive – you may need to rethink your entire bathroom cabinet!
Decreasing estrogen levels also cause the skin to become thinner and collagen and elastin levels, which contribute to the firmness, support and elasticity of the skin, also decrease, which can lead to deeper wrinkles and sagging of the skin.
Endocrine disorders can also lead to hot flashes, which can damage the filamentous vein.
What can I do?
For skin that changes as a result of the menopause, we recommend our age confidence range.
These products increase hydration and moisture content and nourish the layers with essential antioxidants and ingredients for collagen synthesis.
This area is formulated for sensitive skin; soothing irritation and strengthening of the skin structure.