How the menopause affects your skin – and what you can do about it!

Your skin is an incredible sensory organ, which is why when you enter and go through those defining life stages, your skin feels it too! The menopause is a particularly tough transition for the female body. While hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings, and irregular periods are commonly reported symptoms amongst women going through the…

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Looking after you during the menopause

World Menopause Day is just around the corner – put 18th October in your diary! That’s why we’re shining the spotlight on this very important, defining, and utterly-unavoidable life stage. With around 13 million women going through menopause right now in the UK, the menopause should always be a hot topic but is so often…

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Adding moisture to menopausal skin

Bouts of hormonal acne aren’t the only tell-tale sign that you’re experiencing perimenopause or menopause. The menopause and the hormone imbalances that cause it, affects the skin in several ways. Dry and itchy skin is commonly experienced among menopausal women but not often talked about. Known officially as pruritus, this chronic skin condition can be…

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Menopausal acne: all you need to know

According to a recent study, around 85% of us will have acne at some point during our lives. The underlying causes of those flare-ups, whether long or short term, can vary drastically, but stress and hormonal imbalances are by far the most common causes of adult acne. Women in their 40s and 50s are particularly…

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Caring for Your Skin during the Menopause

Menopause officially begins one year after your last period. Along with the main signs, it can bring with it some noticeable changes to your skin and hair. As hormone levels fluctuate, your skin can become dry, thin, sensitive, spotty, less toned and slow healing. However, with the right care, you can diminish these menopausal skin effects. Here are a…

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