Estrogen stimulates the body’s production of collagen and oils, which keep the skin moisturized and reduction or lack of estrogen levels, cause skin dryness and itchiness.
Elbows, forehead, nose, and chin are most affected. However, dry patches can appear on your chest and back, arms, legs, and even genitals.
You should try simple skin care practices
Omega-3s in eggs, salmon, sardines, soy, walnuts, flax, and many other foods help produce protective oils and, Of course, drinking lots of water is essential to staying hydrated.
Exercise can also increase collagen, one of your skin’s natural moisturizers.
Protect Your Skin
Apply SPF 15 or higher for the most effective protection. UV rays can easily damage to your skin,
Cool water baths protect skin’s natural oils and reduce drying your skin. Lotion up right after you shower.
Nicotine & Alcohol are harmful chemicals can also dry out your skin.
Hypothyroidism, vitamin deficiencies, or fungal infections can present with same symptomatology and we recommend you to seek a dermatologist consultation.