the best skin care during perimenopause and menopause

The Best Skin Care During Perimenopause and Menopause

Beaute Nouveau

What if the secrets to thriving through perimenopause and menopause were hidden in plain sight, yet no one dared to speak of them? Beaute Nouveau is pulling back the curtain to reveal the truth about your skin during these transformative years. We're here to empower you with not just skincare, but skin love. It's time to challenge the status quo and embrace the changes with products designed to celebrate your journey.

What is Perimenopause and Menopause?

Perimenopause is the transitional period leading up to menopause, where the female body begins to make less estrogen and a series of changes begin to happen in our physiology. It can start in a woman's 40s (or even earlier) and lasts until menopause, the point when the ovaries stop releasing eggs. Menopause is diagnosed after 12 consecutive months without a menstrual period and marks the end of menstrual cycles. It's a natural biological process that has physical symptoms like hot flashes and emotional symptoms due to hormonal changes. During this time, the decrease in estrogen levels can affect health, mood, and often leads to changes in the skin's appearance and texture.

Signs and Symptoms: Recognizing Perimenopausal Skin

As our bodies experience changes in nutrient absorption, hormone production, and other systemic physiological changes, so does our skin!  As we go through these changes, our skin will needs more care and attention to nutrition than ever before.

Dullness, grayness, and dryness often signal the changes experienced by skin during perimenopause. Redness and sensitivity can also be signs. Recognizing these signs allows for targeted care. Here at Beaute Nouveau, we are committed to supporting skin in every cycle of life and our  formulations provide  the rich nutrition and extra care that skin needs during perimenopause and menopause.

The Transition to Menopause: Evolving Skincare Needs

Your skincare needs evolve as you move towards perimenopause and then onto menopause. The good news is that the most beneficial changes during perimenopause will continue to be effective during menopause.

Beaute Nouveau supports all phases of our skin's needs and caters to these changes with targeted support and nourishment. The right skincare makes managing these transitions smooth and effortless.

The most important changes to our skin care routines will be the shift to rich nutrition, phytonutrients that support hormonal balance, and multiple techniques for gentle daily exfoliation.

Dermatologists' Top Picks for Perimenopause Skincare

Hydration and nutrition with saturated botanical fats, essential fatty acids, amino acids, and hyaluronic acid, along with protective antioxidants like vitamins A, C, E, and P, come highly recommended by dermatologists. Beaute Nouveau's skincare lines incorporate these essential ingredients because they maintain skin health during perimenopause. Each product showcases our dedication to quality and skin wellness.

The Ultimate Collection for Radiance & Anti-Aging

The products in our Radiance and Anti-Aging collection give skin a dewy, bright, glow with extra moisture, rich nourishment, and gentle exfoliation. This product collection are excellent for basic needs of dryness and nutrition during any state of life, but they are particularly beneficial during the transitions into perimenopause and menopause.  

Together, they provide all of the nutrients and support skin is craving as it evolves.  These products give the skin what it needs to level the playing field and let it balance itself during the topsy turvey changes. As the skin adapts to this hormonal roller coaster, it needs extra care while it figures out how to maintain its functioning.  These products feed, nourish, and care for the skin, taking the guesswork and worry out of what to do next for you. The less stress you and your skin feels, the better results you will see in your skin.

Creme Nouveau: A Perimenopause Skincare Revolution

During perimenopause, skin yearns for a touch of gentle rejuvenation and rich nourishment.  Creme Nouveau answers this call with its rich, botanical formulation. Expertly crafted to hydrate and soothe, this cream is a sanctuary in a jar. It delivers a blend of natural oils and butters specifically chosen for their deep moisturizing properties and compatibility with hormonal changes. Creme Nouveau not only aims to restore moisture balance but also to enhance skin's natural glow, making it an indispensable ally in your perimenopause and menopause skincare ritual.

This Crème is rich and buttery and serves as your night cream, day cream, eye cream, neck cream, decollate cream, and tops-of-hands, cream

Oil Nouveau: Deep Nourishment for Menopausal Skin

As women journey from perimenopause to menopause, their skincare requirements evolve. The skin's ability to retain moisture diminishes, necessitating richer, more potent hydrators. Collagen production slows, and the need for firming and plumping agents becomes paramount. It's a time to embrace more nourishing routines that cater to skin's changing structure and composition. Beaute Nouveau recognizes this pivotal transition, offering products like Oil Nouveau that are specifically formulated to support and celebrate your skin's maturation with every application.

Oil Nouveau is a super-concentrated facial oil, blended from six of the finest oils available.  These oils are packed with Vitamins A, C, E, and Beta Carotene, plus Essential Amino Acids 3, 6, and 9 - and the rarest 5.  These oils have incredible benefits to the skin. They are known to reduce inflammation and redness, softening fine lines and wrinkles, improving elasticity and collagen production, firm skin, reduce the appearance of pigmentation, and balance the hormones in skin.  This blend is extremely nourishing, hydrating, and protects the skin with some of the most potent anti-oxidants found on the planet.

Hyaluronic Acid: Quench Your Skin's Thirst

Beaute Nouveau's Hyaluronic Elixir is like a big drink of water for your skin, perfect for the changes that come with perimenopause and menopause. It's super simple: just 1% Hyaluronic Acid, which is a magic ingredient that holds onto water like a sponge, and 99% water. This combo plumps up your skin, making it look fresh and full of life.

Hyaluronic Acid is great at pulling in water to keep your skin hydrated. But to get the most out of it, you should start with a spritz of Facial Mist before you put on the Elixir, and then lock all that moisture in with  Creme Nouveau right after. This way, you make sure your skin stays hydrated and doesn't lose any precious water.

Our bodies already love Hyaluronic Acid because it's naturally found in our skin and eyes, keeping them moist and healthy. Beaute Nouveau's Elixir is all about giving your skin that natural boost, helping it to stay flexible and soft through all the stages of life.

The Revelation of Gentle Daily Exfoliation

Unveiling another well-kept secret, gentle daily exfoliation is pivotal for maintaining vibrant skin through perimenopause and menopause. Beaute Nouveau advocates ditching the abrasive exfoliators for more harmonious and tender natural fibers like Cotton and Konjac. Natural fibers lead the charge as the kindest method to daily renew your skin's surface.

Our Yuzu Oil Cleaner used nightly on Cotton Pads work together to dissolve makeup, dislodge environmental particles, and lift away dead skin cells to soften and smooth skin with minimal sensitivity.  We also advocate exfoliating after moisturizing to saturate dead skin cells and allow them to lift off gently with the least amount of aggravation.  The daily ritual of applying Crème Nouveau followed by gently wiping the skin with a cotton pad offers both nourishment, and a delicate polish.

We also suggest adding extra exfoliation during cleansing. Use our Konjac Sponge paired with any facial cleanser for a mild but effective exfoliation. These sponges respect your skin's pH balance and ensuring even the most sensitive complexions can benefit from daily exfoliation and the glow of health. These are so gentle they can be used on the eye area as well.

By integrating these gentle exfoliation methods, Beaute Nouveau empowers you to unveil a fresh, radiant complexion every day, ensuring that your skin care ritual is as nurturing as it is effective.

For more great information about exfoliation, check out this blog post!

Conclusion: Empowerment through Knowledge

For too long, the details of how perimenopause and menopause can alter skin health have lingered in the shadows. Not anymore. We're shining a light on the hormonal shifts that redefine your skin's needs—because forewarned is forearmed. Beaute Nouveau's ethos is to empower you with this knowledge, so you can make informed choices about your skincare. Our Creme Nouveau, Oil Nouveau,  Hyaluronic Elixir, and Yuzu Oil Cleanser aren't just products; they're game changers for self-care and empowerment during these gradual shifts in our personal evolutions.

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