Not enough of us talk about how menopause is like a second puberty but in reverse. We talk about dealing with hot flashes, yes — about never having to purchase tampons again. However, we generally don’t hear about a whole host of bodily changes that may seem mysterious and alarming. Particularly: skin changes.
Remember when you were a teenager and you or your classmates were struggling with acne and other skin issues because everyone’s hormones were all over the place? Well, similar changes can happen when a person with a period enters menopause and their hormone balance changes.