As important as what goes into your body is what goes on your body. Choosing a skincare regimen that is right for you is vital. Look for products that use pharmaceutical-grade ingredients.

During this time, women must exfoliate the skin using a gentle polish. Exfoliating invigorates the skin, removes dry, dead skin cells, promotes collagen production and brings oxygen to the skin. 

Proper cleansing rids the skin of debris, preparing it for the rest of your skincare regimen. 

Specific treatments designed for your skin type should definitely be part of your routine. Always make sure you treat your skin with some sort of antioxidant. All antioxidants are anti-aging, and they act to protect your skin. Vitamin A (retinoids), vitamin C, green tea and resveratrol are among the top antioxidants. 

During menopause, the skin often becomes dry. The use of a proper moisturizer will help with water loss and seal the skin 

The use of a broad-spectrum SPF is a must in all skincare regimens. 

Menopause is a multifaceted issue for all women. Remember to add a dermatologist to your team of experts when choosing what treatments work best for you.

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Harold Lancer, MD, FAAD, is the expert that Hollywood's most recognizable faces and bodies trust for effective cosmetic rejuvenation. Visit for more information. 


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