YOU’VE NEVER BEEN MORE SECURE WITH YOUR VOCATION OR HAD SO MUCH FREE TIME TO EXPLORE LIFE. HOWEVER, FOR WOMEN, THERE IS MAJOR DRAMA PLAYING OUT WITH
THE ONSET OF MENOPAUSE.
What’s important now?
The drop in estrogen causes a rapid reduction in collagen, elastin content and sebum production, says Jen Newell, a naturopath specializing in holistic dermatology at the Integrative Health Institute in Toronto. As a result, your skin can suddenly seem thinner, dry and more wrinkled.
What should you be doing?
Address thirsty skin with decent moisturizers that nourish without clogging pores. As well, you’ll want to focus on counteracting the effects of waning collagen and elastin with ingredients that aim to plump loose, sagging skin and regenerate new skin tissue.