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Who knew that perimenopause and menopause could cause dry nails? If you’ve noticed brittle nails and drier skin, three guesses what could be to blame. Here’s the kit you need to deal with it.
As menopause hits your skin and hair - dry and drier - you need your holiday beauty kit to work extra hard. Pack skincare and multi-taskers to look and feel your best on your travels. Here is our carry-on Top 10.
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.
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.
It’s not just your skin that gets dry during menopause, hormone changes can leave hair feeling more parched than the Sahara. And that translates to frizzy, fluffy and puffy - not adjectives we ever want used to describe our hair.
During the menopause, your skin can feel drier than a very long January. Why? Oestrogen levels drop and it’s this hormone that’s responsible for producing skin-smoothing collagen and hydrating oils. How to help?
Dry, tired skin - thank you menopause - is the last thing you need when you’re dealing with all the other symptoms. Yet as you enter your menopause years, chances are your skin has changed but your foundation probably hasn’t.
Fine. Good when it comes to weather, not so good when it comes to your hair. So the news that during the menopause we’re likely to suffer with hair thinning (as androgen levels drop) is hardly thrilling. But if you are seeing hair that’s lost body then there is good news.
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?
Your skin is drier, thinner and slacker - we hear you. We lose 30% of our collagen in the first five years of menopause and it’s not joyous. The good news is that beauty brands are doing something about it, with a slew of new products for older skin.
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