Author: Saska Graville
Emma is a fully registered nutritional therapist with a particular interest in the menopause. As a health expert, she was expecting perimenopause in her 40s, but wasn't prepared for the anxiety and unbearable sense of emptiness. She shares how she felt like she was unravelling bit by bit, and how she got her sense of self back.
Despite a career in women’s magazines, the co-founder of MPowered Women was clueless about the perimenopause, and blindsided when symptoms hit. Thanks to HRT, Saska has her anxiety and daily feelings of doom under control, and is determined to break the taboos around menopause and help other women power through it.
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.