Hot flushes and mood swings aren’t the only side effects women experience during menopause. As hormone levels fluctuate, the facial skin can also undergo dramatic changes. Photo: Shutterstock
Hot flushes and mood swings aren’t the only side effects women experience during menopause. As hormone levels fluctuate, the facial skin can also undergo dramatic changes. Photo: Shutterstock
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How to keep your skin healthy during menopause and smooth over fine lines and wrinkles as your estrogen level declines – doctors’ expert advice

  • The body’s estrogen level drops during menopause. This has been linked to a drop in collagen that can leave your skin dry, dull and prone to wrinkling
  • Doctors recommend hydrating and moisturising more, replacing skin irritants with soothing ingredients, and applying topicals containing synthetic estrogen

Hot flushes and mood swings aren’t the only side effects women experience during menopause. As hormone levels fluctuate, the facial skin can also undergo dramatic changes. Photo: Shutterstock
Hot flushes and mood swings aren’t the only side effects women experience during menopause. As hormone levels fluctuate, the facial skin can also undergo dramatic changes. Photo: Shutterstock
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