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Ageing of the Skin and Menopause

This months feature focuses on cutaneous ageing and the menopause. Let’s be honest, as a female hormones ARE BLAMED FOR EVERYTHING!, BUT ONE THING IS FOR SURE THEY CAN PLAY HAVOC WITH YOUR SKIN. LONG BEFORE MENOPAUSE, HORMONAL PRODUCTION SHIFTS START SHOWING THEIR SIGNS ON YOUR FACE – TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHY BALANCED SKIN, you need to START TREATING YOUR HORMONAL SKIN ISSUES SAFELY, FROM THE OUTSIDE And the inside.

The menopause is the result of a decline and change in hormone levels, it typically affects women around the age of 50-53 years.

Oestrogen

When it comes to popular hormones, oestrogen takes the prize for being the most widely known and discussed. It is primarily the sex hormone but is also helps our skin and hair remain youthful and is responsible for skin thickness, skin moisture and wrinkle formation. Vitamin A, a great track record in increasing collagen and controlling pigmentation – Obaji Brightinex retinol

Estrogens can increase the Hyaluronic Acid content in the skin by maintaining fluid balance and structural integrity. They can also increase collagen production in the skin, allowing the skin to remain plump, hydrated and wrinkle-free.play a major role in the collagen and elastic network of the skin. Try daily creams and serums that contain Hyaluronic Acid, well know to increase plumpness and hydration to the skin – Inspira magic sphere serums, hydrating, firm and lift and cavies deep repair, moisturise with youth preservecream, or face sculpture Losing estrogens means losing dermal collagen production. So skin thins out, loses elasticity and sets the stage for wrinkle formation. Losing these hormones results in dehydrated, dry & itchy skinIf you struggle with dry skins make sure you are getting enough high quality omega-3. My favorite is Omega3+6+9. Taken in a capsule form. With regards to treatments, dermal fillers placed naturally and subtlety can help with plumping up the skin’s mattress, for fine creepy lines anymore on the face, neck and décolletage restylane skin vital boosters can really help and don’t volumise the area treated. My bespoke power booster fCiL which includes injections of vitamins, dermal roller to thicken the skin and a syringe of restylane vital gives a plump, firmer rejuvenated look to the fa e and neck.

. Estrogenic loss can also reduce the number of blood vessels in the skin, resulting in pale skin with a lack of nutrients traveling to the skin’s surface brighten your skin with creams and serums container no vitamin c and co-q-10 I find obaji bright alive a fantastic product.AVitamin C, which has also been shown to boost collagen production, also brightens skin and evens out skin tone Obaji bright alive, obaji c bright and Auriga flavo c serum

The decrease in oestrogen production from the ovaries leads to the many symptoms associated with the menopause particularly in the cutaneous tissue, including dryness, atrophy, fine wrinkles, poor healing, altered fat distribution and hot flushes, which can present in redness and broken capillaries to the face being present,along withoften characterized by hot flashes, red, itchy and blotchy skin which can exacerbate certain conditions like rosacea. Daily glycolic Skin products and in house mild chemical peeling can reduce redness and help to close enlarged pores, intense pulsed light treatments help to break down redness and flushing, as well as obaji rozatrol daily serum specisifically for redness and rosacea prone Skin.

You can also help with food, here are some Top Foods that provide Adequate Estrogen for all your skin needs:, start to include them into your regularly diet,Carrot, Beetroots, Potatoes, Pumkin, Peas, Alpha-Sprouts, flax seeds, sunflower and sesame. Bran, chickpeas , beans and soy.

Treatment focus Dermal Fillers

1 The science – a very fine needle is used to inject a soft filler substance into the dermis of the skin to help lift out wrinkles and folds in the skin tissue, it can be a sugar derivative Hyaluronic acid type, a calcium Based filler or a more volumising particle like po,y Latin acid which helps with facial dystrophy. An experienced practitioner can assess your needs and help pick the right type for you.

2 Benefits – who is suitable? All individuals over the age of 18, who do not have any known allergies to any of the substances and who do not have any infections at the injection site. A full medical history should always be given, medications and medical history need to be discussed also as part of patient safety.

3 How many and when can I expect to see results? Hyaluronic acid fillers give an almost immeadiate effect and get better once settled, calcium based take 12 weeks to reach maximum effects, but last longer generally, poly lactic based need minimum 3-5 treatments given 6 weeks apart, but can last 18 months to 3 years