The stages of menopause and its effects on the skin
Menopause is a topic that’s often overlooked in esthetics school, even though 100% of women will experience it in their lifetime. As skincare professionals, we must learn and understand the various skin changes associated with it to properly guide our clients and address their skincare needs at every stage of life.
What is menopause?
Menopause means the “ceasing of menstruation.” A woman enters menopause when her ovaries stop releasing eggs and producing estrogen and progesterone. Menopause is a gradual process that can take many years and usually starts in a woman’s mid to late 40s and end somewhere around her 50s.
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