One of the symptoms of menopause is that women had not periods for twelve months. Post menopause not only causes the internal changes in body but also affect skin as well.I must suggest you some simple ideas about how can you make your skin better in post menopause. Consider changes in your skin after menopause and follow these tips to have better skin after menopause.
Menopause is a process that is associated with hormonal changes that cause changes in skin. Hormonal changes means reduction in estrogen. Estrogen is powerhouse hormone that stimulates maturation in a girl at puberty and also stimulates formation of skin smoothing oil and collagens. If you want to have a better skin after menopause then firstly you have to understand changes in your skin.
Changes in skin occur according to the type of skin. The most common variationsin the skin are hot flashes which are intense feeling of warmth in skin, appearance of facial hair specifically around chin, sweating, more prone to sun damage and sometimes wrinkles.
Use sunscreen that has SPF 15 or higher. Dry skin also causes wrinkles, skin cancer and mole so add a sunscreen which has UVB and UVA protection against dry skin. Use sunscreen that protects your skin from sun damage and prevents age spots. You must use soap with light scent and also take shower in warm water. Don’t forget to use a good moisturizer after taking shower. Petroleum jelly is the perfect option to make skin smooth and fresh after menopause.
The drop in estrogen can lead to increased facial hair. This unwanted hair growth can be tackled by laser treatments but the people who have sensitive skin cannot have this option. Dermaplanning is relaxing and painless procedure for the removal of hair after menopause. Dermaplanning is the procedure that removes outer and superficial layer of dead skin by carefully scraping it away by using surgical blade. This surgery removes hairs and acne scars from face leaving your skin smooth, glowing and beautiful.
It’s a fact that post-menopause makes your skin even more sensitive and require extra care. You must use mineral make up or beauty products that contain high quality natural ingredients and give your skin a good feel. In post menopause you should use less makeup on your face because more makeup can actually accentuate wrinkles and sagging skin.
You can also go with certain therapies. The most popular therapy is hormone replacement therapy (HRT). You can replace your hormone either by using creams or medical treatments prescribed by doctors or skin specialists.
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