Common skin and hair problems in middle-aged women are skin aging, facial pigmentation and hair loss.
- Pamper your skin with a moisturizer daily after bath.
- Drink 4 to 5 liters of water.
with SPF 30+ every 3 hourly starting 30 minutes before stepping out. It will help to prevent photodamage and aging in middle-aged individuals.
- Use topical Vitamin A products. Topical Vitamin A products are useful because of the ability to increase collagen synthesis in the skin and also correct discoloration of the skin. A dermatologist can help you decide which type of topical vitamin A is best for you.
- Avoid sugary drinks to keep skin hydrated and to delay the signs of aging.
- Don’t use over the counter creams for treating acne.
- Don’t use over the counter products for treating hair loss.
Consult your Dermatologist
Skin loses its tone with age as collagen wears down, resulting in unwanted fine lines, wrinkles, and pigmentation. A dermatologist can help you choose which type of topical Vitamin A works best for you.
Acne in middle age called Adult onset acne is a sign of underlying hormonal disturbances like a polycystic ovarian disease. Consulting a dermatologist is advisable to get the cause treated rather than using over the counter creams.