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On Why Growing Older Is Wonderful

by Shermaine Chua 29 Mar 2024

The 40s, 50s, and beyond bring with them a wealth of experiences and newfound freedom. It's a time when financial stability, self-confidence, and a sense of empowerment take centre stage. Instead of dreading the signs of ageing, let's celebrate the positives and embrace the beauty that comes with it.

Growing older is fabulous

growing older is fabulous

One of the remarkable aspects of ageing is the financial stability that often accompanies it. The 40s and beyond typically mark a stage in life where most people are likely to have already established themselves in their careers and enjoy a more secure financial position. This stability allows for the pursuit of passions, travel, and indulgence in self-care, including skincare. Investing in quality skincare and treatments no longer weighs as heavily on the wallet as it used to, but rather, they become a luxurious indulgence to be enjoyed!

What’s more, with age comes the invaluable confidence to speak your mind without being bogged down by societal expectations. You care less about what others think, celebrate your mistakes as lessons learned, and unleash potentials you never knew existed.

Menopause? Just part and parcel of life

women menopause proageing

Ageing is a natural and inevitable part of life, and menopause, often considered a daunting, life-changing phase, is just another chapter in this journey that most women will have to go through. There’s the hot flashes and the mood swings and one of the most conspicuous indicators of this transition? The sudden onset of dry skin or even acne.

Menopause brings about significant changes in your skin due to hormonal changes. Hormonal changes look and feel different during the different stages of our lives. As teens going through puberty, the surge in hormones such as estrogen, progesterone and testosterone lead to an increase in sebum production, causing clogged pores and acne breakouts. As we pass through middle age and experience menopause, our hormones change in a huge way once more. In fact, menopause can be seen as puberty in reverse!


What happens during menopause?

During menopause, your body experiences significant hormonal fluctuations. 

  • Estrogen levels fall

The result: Your skin’s epidermis thickens, reducing sebum production to cause your skin to become drier. 

  • Androgen levels rise

The result: Acne breakout.

  • Skin cell turnover slows down

The result: Dead skin cells heap up on the surface of your skin, giving the appearance of uneven, lacklustre skin.

  • Collagen and elastin supply declines

The result: Wrinkles and fine lines form. Your skin also loses its tautness especially around the jaw and neck.

To combat these effects and enhance the positive aspects of ageing, it's essential to tailor your skincare routine to address the specific needs of menopausal skin. Chat with us if you are uncertain of where to start! We offer complimentary skin analysis to help you map the way to achieving clear, healthy and makeup-free skin.


Addressing Hormonal Acne


Switch to a gentle, hydrating cleanser to avoid stripping your skin of essential oils.

Our recommendation: Absolutely Youthful Hydra Cleanser


Use a toner that hydrates while restoring your skin’s balance

Our recommendation: Resveratrol Rooibos Anti-Oxidant Toner


 Regular exfoliation, once or twice a week, helps remove excessive dead skin cells and prevents clogged pores

Our recommendation: Sugar Cane Royal Flush Exfoliant

Serum & Moisturiser:

Look for moisturisers and serums that boost skin cell turnover and strengthen the skin barrier.

Our recommendation: Resurrect Synbiotic Booster and Intensive Skin Renewal Gel

Spot Treatment:

Incorporate spot treatment for breakout-prone areas to manage acne effectively

Our recommendation: Alfalfa & Fig Spot Solution Serum

Facial Treatments for Hormonal Acne

Clear Skin Hydra Deluxe Treatment

MD Organic Facial

Sugar K Organic Peel (Signature)

Dealing with Dry and Dull Skin


Use a hydrating, gentle cleanser that preserves the natural oils in your skin

Our recommendation: Double cleanse with Botanical Peptide Deep Cleanser and Mandarin Acai Cleansing Lotion


Regular exfoliation, once or twice a week, helps slough off dead skin cells, revealing a brighter and more vibrant complexion

Our recommendation: Sugar Cane Royal Flush Exfoliant


Pick toners with key ingredients that help brighten skin tone while hydrating the skin in the process

Our recommendation: Skin Defence Essential Toner and Resveratrol Rooibos Anti-Oxidant Toner

Serum & Moisturiser:

Hydration is key, so incorporate moisturisers and serums that provide intense hydration. When it comes to picking an effective, brightening serum, look out for ingredients that are high in antioxidants

Our recommendation: Apple Stem Cell Vitaglow Serum and Dose Of Omega 7 Hydrating Emulsion


Keep your skin moisturised throughout the day with a long-lasting hydrating facial mist

Our recommendation: Deluxe Hydra Nutrient Mist

Facial Treatments for Dry and Dull skin:

Ultrareviv Booster Shots

Sugar K Hydra Oxygen Infusion

Vitaglow DPL Organic Facial

Sugar K LED Therapy (Red Light)

Truly, ageing and menopause is not a phase to be feared but rather an opportunity to redefine beauty and embrace the positive changes that come with ageing. By understanding the effects of hormonal changes on the skin and adopting a tailored skincare routine, you can confidently navigate the menopausal years, enjoying the journey with clear, healthy and makeup-free skin!

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