Menopause & Your Skin: What Happens & What You Can Do About It
Menopause. It can start when you’re in your forties, or wait until your late fifties. It will often surprise you with a hot flash, or creep in at midnight when you can’t sleep or have little interest in sex. It also, often, coincides with other major life challenges.
On a physiological level, menopause involves the loss of estrogen, a critical component to healthy skin. Skin becomes more prone to sun damage, age spots, and thinning. But that’s not all. [Read more…]