Changes in hormones and skin that occur with midlife tend to hit women at varying times. For some women there’s a dramatic change when estrogen levels drop. Skin becomes noticeably thinner and this is when I hear more women ask for help with cellulite that wasn’t visible before.
For other women it’s a roller-coaster ride of hormones and skin problems start or worsen if they did exist before.
Hormones and… doesn’t that feel like the truth? It’s an integrated process. In this episode of hormones and skin in midlife, I have the SpaDr in the house.
Among the most frequently asked questions even I as a fitness expert get:
How can I get rid of my crepe skin?
I’ve lost weight and now I have lose skin, what can I do?
She’s not a stranger to Flipping 50 but it’s been a minute and I’m so happy to have her back. Let’s face it… pun intended, from exercise that you want to do for the bump in circulation there can also be the sweating, sometimes with makeup on, the sun, wind and chlorine, and add that all to hormone fluctuations and it’s hard to put that best face forward at times.
Dr. Trevor Cates is author of the USA Today and Amazon bestselling book Clean Skin From Within and founder of TheSpaDr.com. She received her medical degree from the National University of Natural Medicine and was the first woman licensed as a naturopathic doctor in the state of California. She currently lives in Park City, Utah where she helps patients from around the world with a focus on skin and hormones. She has been featured on various TV shows, including The Doctors and Extra TV. Dr. Cates has interviewed over 250 experts on The Spa Dr. podcast and hosted her own PBS special, Younger Skin From Within. Her next book Natural Beauty Reset: The Spa Doctor’s 7-Day Program to Harmonize Hormones and Restore Radiance is coming September 2022.
Questions we answer in this episode:
- How do hormonal imbalances impact our skin?
- What kind of hormonal imbalances are we talking about?
- How does the gut microbiome play in role in both skin and hormones? Fiber boost
- How are toxins in skincare products a problem for our hormones?
- What are top skincare ingredients to avoid and healthier alternatives?
- How do changing seasons impact our hormones and skin?
- What made you decide to do a 9-part documentary series on women’s health and hormones? How do listeners get access to this?!
So, hormones and skin are going to forever be in flux but here you got the inside scoop on how to stay ahead of the game.
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