Post-Menopausal Collagen Loss

  • By RenewAlliance, Inc.
  • 10 Aug, 2015

How to protect your skin from the effects of hormonal aging

How to protect your skin from hormonal aging
As women age, their wisdom and confidence may grow, but the same cannot be said of their hormone levels. Many women are not aware of the impact that menopause has on their hormone levels, and in turn, their skin.
During menopause, the ovaries begin to stop producing the hormone estrogen, which causes collagen levels to decrease. Estrogen naturally stimulates and boosts collagen production. Collagen promotes skin thickness and elasticity and gives the skin its firmness, fullness, and structure. In the first five years after menopause, the skin loses up to 30% of its collagen.
Decreased estrogen leads to decreased collagen levels
Decreasing collagen levels lead to diminished skin strength and elasticity. The body’s ability to repair and replace collagen diminishes as estrogen levels decrease. This causes accentuated wrinkles to develop, particularly on the forehead, eyes, and mouth. You lose some fat under your skin and your skin’s elasticity decreases. That combined with dryness causes sagging that is particularly visible around the cheeks, jawline, and neck. Hyaluronic acid and oil production also drops, which causes dryness.
What Can Be Done to Combat Waning Estrogen Levels?

Experts believe that the effects menopause has on the skin can be minimized if women act in advance by beginning a comprehensive maintenance program in their early thirties. Following a strict skincare regimen can keep your skin hydrated and younger-looking for longer by boosting collagen and increasing skin cell turnover.
There are many things you can do to minimize the effect of hormonal aging during and after menopause. Avoid anything that decreases collagen levels, such as smoking, poor nutrition, stress, and poor hydration. Wear sunscreen with minimum SPF 30 daily to protect your skin and help prevent new wrinkles from forming.
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Cleansing your skin is an important part of your skincare routine, but your skin gets drier as you age, so it’s important to use a hydrating cleanser that doesn’t strip moisture away. After you wash your face, apply a rich moisturizer while your skin is still damp to boost hydration. In addition, apply a collagen mask two to three times per week to deeply hydrate your skin and brighten your complexion. Eat antioxidant- and water-rich fruits and vegetables. A nutritious diet can fight the breakdown and weakening of collagen.
Avoid taking long, hot showers to prevent your skin from drying out. You should also aim to get plenty of sleep and to exercise on a regular basis in order to combat the effects of hormonal aging. Drink a collagen beauty drink on a regular basis to make your skin stronger from the inside out. The benefits of collagen drinks include the following:

  • Increased skin elasticity and hydration
  • Firmer and fuller skin
  • Smoothing of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Stronger hair and nails
Using the right products can help defend the skin from hormonal aging. Collagen beauty supplements replenish lost collagen and reduce the signs of aging.
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