Laura Camilleri

6 of the best skincare oils for menopausal skin

Menopause causes many changes to your skin. You may experience loss of elasticity and texture, dryness and a sluggish complexion. If you’re looking to improve the condition of your skin that is going through these hormonal changes, then this is a must read for you.

The following is a list of oils that will benefit and nourish menopausal skin, giving it exactly what it needs:

1. Argan oil

Derived from the kernels of the argan tree native to Morocco, argan oils a rich source of fatty acids, plant sterols, vitamin E, antioxidants and flavonoids which inhibit collagen degradation. It helps to nurture the skin by reinforcing barrier lipids. 

2. Soya oil

Extracted from soya beans, soya oil is a potent phyto-oestrogen that supports menopausal and post-menopausal skin. It offers antioxidant protection and defends against visible signs of ageing by assisting with retention of epidermal moisture.

3. Galbanum essentialoil

Also known as a green incense, this resin oil has an earthy, woody aroma and has been used for millennia by various civilisations, including the ancient Egyptians who used it to embalm pharaohs.It strengthens atrophied skin, improves texture and encourages a more tonified appearance. 

4. Rosewood

Rosewood is recognised for its potent cicatrisant benefits to assist cell renewal and aid in tissue regeneration, and has a warm, woody aroma that can uplift the emotions of menopausal clients experiencing overwhelming sensations and anxiety. It also revitalises the skin.

5. Clary sage

An excellent oil for reducing inflammation and conditioning the skin.Its herbaceous floral scent engages the mindset, offers skin smoothing properties and helps alleviate spikes of body temperature. It also supports low mood and helps reduce the frequency and intensity of hot flashes and night sweats.

6. Geranium

With its balancing benefits to both skin and the senses, this sweet herbaceous floral smelling oil nourishes the skin while it's supportive actions calm the nerves experienced through the menopausal transition. It also balances and nurtures the complexion. 


The very best news is that we stock a product that contains all of this in one bottle! Our very favourite skincare brand, Eve Taylor has created an aromatic serum that works wonders!

Wonder product for menopausal skin – Rejuvenating Aromatic Serum No.6:

All of these amazing oils can be found in Eve Taylor London’s Rejuvenating Aromatic Serum No.6, which was developed to support the needs of post-menopausal clients.

A rich nourishing base of argan, soya, rosehip seed, borage seed and evening primrose oils nurture dry skin by imparting excellent moisturising properties and supporting the epidermal layers with essential lipids.

An expertly blended synergy of clary sage, galbanum, geranium and rosewood essential oils strengthen and condition the skin, reinforcing skin suppleness and offering a rejuvenated complexion.

Menopause causes many changes to your skin. You may experience loss of elasticity and texture, dryness and a sluggish complexion. If you’re

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