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May 14th, 2024

SE7: EP 4 Skincare for Perimenopausal and Menopausal Women

  1. SE7: EP 4 Skincare for Perimenopausal and Menopausal Women Clarissa Kristjansson 33:34

In this episode, Clarissa is joined by Joy Brown Kirst, the founder of Modern Age Skin, to discuss the importance of skincare for perimenopausal and menopausal women.

Joy shares her personal journey of struggling with skin issues during perimenopause and how she started her own skincare brand to address the specific needs of women in this stage of life.

They discuss the various skin issues that women can experience due to hormonal changes, such as acne, rosacea, melasma, and eczema. Joy emphasizes the importance of addressing inflammation, skin structure depletion, and hypersensitivity in skincare products.

She also discusses the need for a more inclusive and positive approach to ageing in the beauty industry.

Key Takeaways

* Skincare is an important topic for perimenopausal and menopausal women, as hormonal changes can lead to various skin issues.

* Common skin issues during this stage include acne, rosacea, melasma, and eczema.

* Many skincare products focus on moisturizing and anti-ageing but fail to address the specific needs of perimenopausal and menopausal skin. It is important to look for skincare products that address inflammation, skin structure depletion, and hypersensitivity.

* The beauty industry needs to adopt a more inclusive and positive approach to ageing and move away from the anti-ageing narrative.

Timestamps00:01 Welcome to Thriving Through Menopause!

00:28 Skin Care Revolution: Meeting Joy Brown Kirst

01:29 Joy’s Journey: From Personal Struggle to Skincare Innovation

04:16 Introducing Modern Age Skin: A Brand Born from Necessity

05:26 Addressing Menopause Skin Issues: Beyond Moisturization

13:32 Holistic Approaches to Menopause: Beyond Hormones

27:30 Empowering Women: Advocacy and Self-Care in Menopause

31:19 Where to Find Modern Age Skin Products

32:19 Closing Thoughts and Next Episode Tease

Listeners can enjoy a 15% discount on Modern Age Skin products by using the code TTM15.

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Clarissa Kristjansson Independant Podcaster

At 62 Clarissa Kristjansson knows that menopause can be positive, transformational and an upgrade in our creativity. Clarissa is an internationally recognized menopause educator, third-age women's health coach, and certified mindfulness and medical qi gong practitioner.

A neuroscientist and former corporate high-flyer it was her own perimenopause experience that set her on a different path to empower women. And by cracking open the conversation about our beliefs and behaviour we can shift the collective mindset to seeing menopause not as the end but as an opportunity for reinvention and revitalization.

She is the host of the popular Thriving Thru Menopause podcast.

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