6 tips for getting your best skin during menopause
During menopause, women can lose up to 30% of their collagen, as well as experience various skin concerns due to hormonal changes and the natural aging process. Here are our best tips to keep you confident in your own skin during menopause.
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Fortunately, there are steps you can take to maintain healthy, radiant skin during menopause.
With hot flashes and night sweats happening daily, staying hydrated is key. Drinking plenty of water, and eating water-packed foods like cucumber, watermelon, and citrus, help maintain skin’s plumpness to reduce the visibility of fine lines and wrinkles.
Swap out harsh facial cleansers.
Gentle facial cleansers will help reduce irritation and redness. Estrogen drops during menopause, which means your skin is thinning and sensitivity is increasing. If your cleansers contain harsh ingredients like sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laurate, you may want to ditch them.Solawave’s fragrance-free Solabiome Hydrating Gel Cleanser is formulated for delicate skin with one of the mildest cleansers, Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate, and ultra-hydrators, like Glycerin.
Wear broad-spectrum sunscreen.
Hormonal changes can trigger the overproduction of melanin, resulting in the appearance of age spots (hyperpigmentation) and uneven skin tone. Protect skin with a broad spectrum sunscreen during the day, even if you’re not spending the day at the pool.
Choose skincare products with retinoids and antioxidants.
You’ve probably seen these words floating around skincare products. These two ingredients are important to help with skin renewal, collagen production, and protecting the skin from environmental damage. Antioxidants like beta-glucan and Lactobacillus Ferment Lysate can protect the skin from oxidative stress, which can be found in all of Solawave’s Solabiome Skincare line!
Use hydrating moisturizers
Protect your skin barrier with hydrating cream such as Solabiome Nourishing Moisturizer, which contains ultra-hydrating ingredients like hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and panthenol. These will help lock in moisture to make sure your skin remains moisturized and plump! It also has a velvety, luxe texture that’s a treat to the skin.
Invest in Red Light Therapy facials
Since collagen is dropping in menopause, Red Light Therapy is a godsend. This LED light's wavelength helps boost collagen production, reduce inflammation, and is painless. The 4-in-1 Radiant Renewal Wand from Solawave is an award-winning device that provides four science-backed technologies into one tool. Plus, the hydrating serum activates the technologies in the wand, while the galvanic current pushes anti-aging ingredients deeper in the skin tissue.
All in all, give yourself grace and patience during this time. Menopause can be challenging as your body changes, hormones fluctuate, and you transition to a new stage of life!
Feel confident in your skin during menopause
If you’re going through menopause, you know firsthand how it can impact your skin. We understand the frustration of trying various products and not seeing the results you want.
That’s why we packed 4 science-backed, skin-health boosting technologies into our award-winning Radiant Renewal Skincare Wand.