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Perimenopause Effects on Skin

Perimenopause Effects on Skin

What is Perimenopause?

Aging is a gift, and it brings new changes. Perimenopause represents the transitional phase leading up to menopause, the ceasing of menstruation. Perimenopause usually starts in the 40's but some women experience symptoms much earlier. During this period, the decline of reproductive hormone levels, particularly estrogen. While perimenopause is primarily associated with changes in menstruation and fertility, it also exerts significant effects on various aspects of health, mood and skin.

Am I in Perimenopause?

Every woman’s body is different. During perimenopause, your periods are going to become more irregular, but you can still become pregnant during this stage. you could also experience slowed metabolism, weight gain, chills and night sweats. You’ll know you are post-menopausal once you haven’ had your period for over a year. 

Effects on Skin

The decline in estrogen levels during perimenopause has notable repercussions on the skin's structure, texture, and overall appearance. Some common effects include:

  1. Dryness and Thinning: Estrogen plays a crucial role in maintaining skin hydration and elasticity. As its levels decline, the skin may become drier, thinner, and more prone to fine lines and wrinkles.
  2. Loss of Firmness: Reduced estrogen levels contribute to a decrease in collagen and elastin production, leading to loss of skin firmness and resilience. This can result in sagging and a less youthful appearance.
  3. Increased Sensitivity: Fluctuating hormone levels can make the skin more sensitive and reactive, potentially exacerbating conditions such as rosacea or acne.
  4. Hyperpigmentation: Hormonal changes may also trigger an increase in melanin production, leading to the development of dark spots or uneven skin tone, commonly known as melasma.

Your Body Is Changing, So Should Your Skincare

Your skin’s needs will likely change throughout your perimenopause, menopause and postmenopausal stages. Navigating the skin changes associated with perimenopause requires a comprehensive skincare approach tailored to address specific concerns. Emani offers a range of products formulated to support skin health during this transitional phase:

1. Hydrating & Balance

Combat dryness and promote skin hydration with Emani's Clear Skin Kit enriched with nourishing ingredients like hyaluronic acid and plant-based extracts. Clear Skin Starter Kit formulated to brighten the look of dull skin, and fight breakouts while loading nutrients into your skin for a visibly clearer, brighter, and smoother finish. Clinically proven to reduce acne breakouts, reduce signs of aging, provide deep hydration, and nourish the skin. It is one of the most comprehensive solutions for a perfect, balanced, and glowing complexion

2. Firming Serums: 

Restore skin firmness and elasticity with our Age-Less Skin KitSleep & Renew Serum + Halo Vegan Collagen is the perfect combination of probiotics, fermented vegan collagen, and argan oil to drastically improve the appearance of your complexion. It's beneficial after skin treatment, micro-needling, and peels to nourish new skin for cellular renewal and microbiome strengthening.

3. Soothing & Brightening

Address skin sensitivity and inflammation with Perfect Skin Kit featuring gentle formulations designed to calm and soothe irritated skin. Ingredients like chamomile and aloe vera help reduce redness and promote skin comfort. Perfect Skin Kit refines, nourishes, and transforms your skin. Whatever your skin type or concern, Emani Perfect Skin Kit with three powerful, fermented* serums that are clinically proven to reduce acne breakouts, reduce signs of aging, provide deep hydration, and nourish the skin. It is one of the most comprehensive solutions for a perfect, balanced, and glowing complexion.

Perimenopause can bring significant changes that will impact our health, metabolism mood and affect every day life. Be kind and give ourselves extra grace - know that you are not alone. 

We formulated Emani to rejuvenate your skin and keep it looking and feeling healthy throughout perimenopause, during menopause and beyond.

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