The Menopause & Your Skin

Beauty Treatments For Women Over 40 at Blakes Beauty Salon in Canterbury

Dermalogica older woman skin diagnosis Blakes Beauty Salon CanterburyAt Blakes we really are experts when it comes to your skin and understand that women over a certain age require specialist help and advice.   Whether you have spotted a few fine lines around the eyes and lips, are experiencing sagging skin or skin pigmentation, or are peri-menopausal, menopausal or post-menopausal, our skin & beauty experts are here to help. 

The changes to our hormone levels that occur as we get older, especially during the menopause, can tend to change our skin’s physiology, so it’s normal to see changes in the way it looks and feels.  Don’t despair though, as the skin experts at our beauty salon in Canterbury can help to improve the feel and appearance of your skin with our high quality and effective skin treatments.

We are highly trained in all the beauty services we offer and are specialists in the use of internationally renowned skin care brand Dermalogica – so you can trust us for all your beauty needs.

Please call us on 01227 768418 to book  a consultation or appointment. Alternatively, book online using the pop up bar to the right of the screen. 

Skin treatments for older women in Canterbury



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Dermalogica skin peel for older woman Blakes Beauty Salon CanterburyOily Skin During Menopause

As we get older we tend to think that our skin will dry out, but in fact, as oestrogen levels decrease, testosterone stimulates the sebaceous glands which produces more sebum.  This can result in oily skin and spots or even acne… which can also lead to skin pigmentation problems. 

To tackle this problem we recommend microdermabrasion, a safe, non-surgical skin resurfacing treatment that will leave your skin looking brighter and clearer.  Alternatively you could try a Dermalogica ProSkin Prescription Facial.  The ProSkin60® Treatment is our ultimate 60-minute treatment, customised to target all of your skin needs and to leave your skin radiant and glowing.

Tighten Sagging Skin & Wrinkles

Dermalogica healthy skin for life from Blakes beauty salon CanterburySun exposure, lifestyle habits and genetics all contribute to visible signs of skin aging such as wrinkles, fine lines and loss of elasticity.  A reduction in your skin’s collagen levels is responsible for it becoming slack and more wrinkled as you get older, but luckily we can help to tighten and lift sagging skin with our Dermalogica ProSkin treatments.  These include the Pro Power Peel which can be customised to tackle your specific skin concerns including facial lines, wrinkles and uneven skin tone.  (Please note: a quick allergy patch test will be required before your ProPower Peel appointment.)

The Dermalogica AGE Smart® range is also a great way to smooth away the signs of aging skin.  It also works to control aging triggers before they start.  AGE Smart® contains scientifically-advanced ingredients proven to tackle the chemical reactions within the skin that contribute to the aging process.  The products also help repair existing skin damage and restore the skin’s structural integrity.  Skin is left dramatically smoother, and feeling tighter, firmer and healthier.    The Dermalogica AGE Smart® range is available at our Canterbury beauty salon – speak to you Blakes therapist for more information.

Age Spots & Skin Pigmentation In Menopausal Women

microdermabrasion facial treatments, Canterbury beauty salonAs we age, falling levels of oestrogen are also responsible for making your skin more prone to damage from the sun and for the increase in brown age spots.   Generally these age spots pose no health risk, but they can be unsightly and create a patchy, less youthful appearance.

Freckling and age spots can be successfully lightened or removed with microdermabrasion.  Using specialist equipment, microdermabrasion propels miniature grains across the skin’s surface to remove layers of dead skin cells.  The emergence of newer cells underneath results in younger looking skin that is softer, tighter, brighter and smoother.  The treatment is also beneficial for tackling fine lines and scarring, including acne scarring.

Remove Facial Hair With Waxing

Hormonal changes as we get older can lead to an increase in testosterone which often results in the pesky hairs appearing on your chin and upper lip.  If you find unwanted hairs appearing on your face, the waxing hair removal experts at Blakes can help.  Waxing to remove excess facial hair is definitely best left in the hands of professionals – book a consultation with our experienced team to find out more. 

Book your Anti-Aging Beauty Treatments at Blakes Beauty Salon in Canterbury

If you’re beginning to see these signs of ageing caused by the menopause and you’d like to take action, give our experts a call on 01227 768418.  Alternatively, book online using the pop up bar to the right of the screen.