It can be very common. The skin barrier is under attack and let’s just say that the walls aren’t as high and solid as they were.
That is essentially, why you feel the dryness or any discomfort you may feel on your skin. But rest assured there are advices and tips how to ease allergies.
Hormonal changes during menopause may impact create reactions
Decline in oestrogen and androgens during menopause alter cell and immunity functions responsible for allergic manifestations of the skin.
The diminution of oestrogen hormones weakens skin barrier, acts on the cells and proteins that can trigger allergies.
As the skin becomes thinner, dryer and irritated, it is more prone to allergies.
This is why we strongly recommend using mild cleansers and low pH moisturizers, suitable skin care routine during the menopause in order to ease this change.
Of course, in case of irritations we strongly recommend to visit dermatologist or to ask in your pharmacy for suitable care.
Key elements to remember
Allergies happen more frequently on menopausal dried out – sensitive skin.
What to do about it?
Keys to face those allergies are mild cleansers and low pH moisturizers.