While you may feel nervous about the skin changes that can occur during menopause, don't worry! The great news is that there are many ways to help combat the effects of menopause and keep your skin looking youthful and beautiful for years to come. Keep reading to learn about the best skincare for menopausal skin.
During menopause, hormonal changes can also cause changes on the surface of our bodies (aka our skin).
Common skin concerns for women during menopause include:
- Skin thinning or texture changes
- Dry patches on cheeks and eyelids (may also be itchy and/or flaky)
- Increased sensitivity due to thinner epidermis (aka your skin’s top layer)
- Adult acne breakouts
- Dullness and lack of radiance
How Can I Best Support My Skin During Menopause?
It's vital to use the right products and invest in the right treatments for your skin during menopause. As your skin's needs change, this will ensure you maintain a youthful, radiant glow!
Another crucial aspect of skin health during menopause is getting enough sleep, eating a healthy diet, and maintaining a sustainable exercise routine, which all support the body-wide changes associated with menopause.
Taking intrinsic and extrinsic steps to care for your skin and self at this time will boost your confidence and help you feel as beautiful and rejuvenated as ever!
The Best Skincare Products During Menopause
Revision's D·E·J Daily Boosting Serum is a must-have for those experiencing menopause. The powerful ingredients in this serum are proven to boost skin's cellular energy (hellooo new collagen and goodbye fine lines!), revive fatigued skin, and boost hydration.
D·E·J Daily Boosting Serum may be used morning and evening, and may be used around the eye area.
Skin Pro Tip: Use D·E·J Serum after cleansing and toning, as it will serve as a base for your eye cream and moisturizer. Keep reading for our favorite eye cream and moisturizer for menopause!
Tensage Stem Cell Eye Cream is perfect for nourishing and hydrating the delicate undereye area, which can become dry during menopause. CellPro™ Technology along with caffeine, retinol, and grape seed extract help kick-start cellular renewal and combat multiple signs of aging around the eyes.
Tensage Stem Cell Eye Cream is recommended for use in the evening only. Apply nightly to the eye area; one pump is enough for both eyes.
DefenAge 24/7 Barrier Balance Cream is packed with anti-aging ingredients perfect for anyone approaching menopause. This intensive hydrator contains Age-Repair Defensins®, DefenagAge’s exclusive rejuvenating molecules, plus hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, and soothing sea whip to calm, soothe, and boost hydration.
Use Barrier Balance cream in the morning and evening; always use an SPF in the daytime.
Final Thoughts on Menopausal Skincare
Your skin will thank you for treating it well during these years, and you’ll continue to reap the benefits throughout menopause and beyond.
We hope this post encourages you to take the best care of yourself during this time of life, and celebrate all phases and stages of womanhood. You can enjoy menopause with confidence by showing yourself extra compassion and love.
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