Author: Saska Graville
Suncare should be a priority in any skincare routine, but it’s especially important as you go into perimenopause. Reduced oestrogen levels mean less melatonin is being produced, which is what protects you from UV rays. Thankfully SPF has come a long way since the days of thick, greasy creams - here’s our pick of the best.
Journalist, TV and radio presenter and mental health campaigner Trisha is a whirlwind of energy and inspiration. Diagnosed with breast cancer at 50, she sees menopause - and all its ups and downs - as proof that she is still alive, and very much kicking.
Looking for proof that you can power through your menopause years? Meet BBC One’s Breakfast presenter and international triathlete Louise Minchin. This is a woman who is not letting hot flushes or anxiety slow her down. Hell, no. We want what she’s having.
Caryn Franklin MBE, is a broadcaster, author and co-creator of groundbreaking campaigns such as Fashion Targets Breast Cancer and the award winning All Walks Beyond the Catwalk. She shares the ‘black hole’ that was her menopause.
For Sunday Times journalist and author India Knight, the menopause has been surprisingly drama free and she’s embraced her 50s as the age of ditching high heels and not giving a fuck. We want what she’s having.
Fashion editor and freelance journalist Alyson Walsh is famous for her chic grey hair and effortless, ageless style. Having found herself unprepared for menopause, she says we all need to talk about it much more.
After another sleepless night, the last thing you want to hear the next day is “you look tired”. The solution? Fake it. With these 10 beauty products, no matter how much you’re struggling on the inside, you can count on your face not to give it away.
We'd love to say we've found a good night's sleep in a jar, but no such luck. However, if night sweats and insomnia are leaving you feeling - and looking - knackered, we can suggest some overnight creams that can at least do a bit of restorative work while you're lying there counting sheep.
A drop in oestrogen and rise in testosterone can sometimes trigger acne during the menopause. Often affecting women who suffered in puberty, spots and wrinkles can feel like a skincare cross no one should have to bear. How to fix it?
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