In menopause, the skin changes and tends to become less hydrated and more flaccid, with a greater tendency to wrinkle due to the decrease of about 30% collagen, caused by the low production of estrogens in the ovary of the woman. And therefore in that phase, the day-care are so important for a woman to keep clean, firm and hydrated.
Significant care are to increase the consumption of foods rich in collagen such as gelatin and the jelly of mocotó, investing in moisturizing creams with collagen, elastin, vitamin C, and also in food supplements such as hydrolyzed collagen. Collagen is important because it is he that gives support to the skin, reducing flaccidity, expression lines and wrinkles. See how to make the collagen hydrolyzed.
Daily care with mature skin
To treat the skin in the menopause, women can follow some tips, such as:
Apply moisturizing cream, as the Avéne, Roc or La Roche, after bathing while the skin is still damp. Here’s a good homemade Mask to rejuvenate the skin.
Usesunscreen with an spf minimum of 15, as the Roc, Avéne and La Roche, to protect the skin from solar rays;
Pass atonic lotion, such as RoC, Vichy or Eucerin, the skin in the morning and in the evening, as it remove the excess fat and balance the pH;
Make exfoliationof the skin, 2 times per month, with sweet almond oil and sugar to remove the dead skin cells;
Eat foods rich in vitamin A, C or E, such as orange, hazelnut, or red fruits, because it helps to keep the skin healthy. See Foods for a perfect skin.
Drink at least 5 liter of waterper day.
In addition to these care the woman may also seek a dermatologist who may suggest other treatments more intense as Botox injections, fill with acid hyaluronic, chemical peeling, treatment with pulsed light, dermabrasion or even cosmetic surgery to reduce the effects of age on the skin.