Aging with Grace (and Good Skin)

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Aging with Grace
(and Good Skin)

In partnership with our friends at State Of

The changes in mood, skin, and even temperature that can be brought on by the shifting hormones associated
with menopause and perimenopause can be mild or major. What’s exciting is that lifestyle factors—from stress levels
to supplements and skin care—can make a significant difference in how you look and feel. Whether it’s a bath infused
with salt and lavender or an instantly calming and cooling peppermint mist, the journey to feeling your best
actually feels…really good.

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    Bathe in Saltwater and Lavender

    Slipping into a bath can do wonders, if it’s your mood that needs soothing or you’re having trouble falling
    asleep; slipping into this bath is pretty close to pure heaven. The salts are infused with the most gorgeous
    lavender essential oil we’ve ever smelled, and the combination makes a perfectly balanced, skin-softening,
    stress-melting soak. The steam smells incredible, and the water itself feels so good.


    State Of Lavender Bath Salts

    State Of
    Lavender Bath Salts
    stateofmenopause.com, $20

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    Spritz Yourself with Refreshing Mist

    A quick spritz of this exquisite peppermint-infused mist can help create a full-body calm-down sensation.
    Start with a few pumps for your face, then move to your chest and the back of the neck for maximum cooling.
    Keep it nearby—at your desk, in the car, in your bag: The mood-refreshing power of the essential oil blend is
    undeniable.


    State Of Cooling Spray

    State Of
    Cooling Spray
    stateofmenopause.com, $10

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    Support with Supplements to Take You through Menopause

    GP loves this daily pack of supplements that includes herbs, adaptogens, phytonutrients, and vitamins
    tailored for women approaching, in the throes of, or just past menopause. It’s designed to support thyroid
    health and smooth the menopausal transition—including support for mild hot flashes, mood shifts, and
    stress-related fatigue.*

    “Beyond the baseline support that it provides, I particularly love the Madame Ovary regimen for its support
    in balancing my mood,” says GP, who’s forty-seven. “I feel like I have fewer days now when I feel cranky or
    emotional for no apparent reason. And when I’m even, a packed schedule is infinitely more manageable.” Gerda
    Endemann, goop’s senior director of science and research, is sixty-five, and she also takes it regularly and
    loves it. “Mild night sweats are way less frequent,” she says. “I wake up more refreshed.”


    goop Wellness Madame Ovary

    goop Wellness
    Madame Ovary
    goop, $90/$75 with subscription

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    Smooth in a Skin-Plumping Moisturizer

    The new GOOPGENES face cream is a serious (and totally luxurious-feeling) moisturizer. It’s packed with a
    superblend of hydrators—including ceramides, squalene, and illipe butter—that truly coddle skin, along with
    powerful active ingredients for real results. Apply it just once and it leaves skin deeply nourished,
    firmer-looking, and moisturized for forty-eight hours. After four weeks in a clinical and consumer-perception
    trial, 100 percent of test subjects showed significant improvement in skin firmness, and 97 percent showed the
    same in fine lines and wrinkles.**

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    Pat on Eye Cream

    The right eye cream—this one is both super active and super moisturizing—can change how you look and feel in
    seconds, whether you use it under makeup or on its own. The clinicals on this one are pretty compelling: 100
    percent of test subjects saw significant improvement in eye-area firmness, 97 percent saw it in elasticity,
    and 91 percent saw it in their crow’s-feet after four weeks of using the eye cream.**


    goop Beauty GOOPGENES All-in-One Nourishing Eye Cream

    goop Beauty
    GOOPGENES All-in-One
    Nourishing Eye Cream

    goop, $55/$50 with subscription

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    Inhale

    This magical aromatherapy oil (it has herby lavender, earthy pine and patchouli, refreshing peppermint and
    lemon myrtle) from acupuncturist and aromatherapist Annee de Mamiel is intended for travel, but we love it for
    a quick sensory wake-up call (hello, 4 p.m. slump). Dab a small bit just under the nose for instant
    clearheadedness.


    de Mamiel Altitude Oil

    de Mamiel
    Altitude Oil
    goop, $48

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    Massage Your Feet before Bed

    We love a quick self-massage for our feet once we’re in bed—it feels so good, helps us drift off to sleep, and of course leaves our feet in great shape. This thick, rich cream feels like heaven on your feet. Packed with moisturizing shea butter, jojoba oil, and avocado oil, along with botanicals like distilled myrtle and tea tree oil to purify and prevent odors, it smells subtly floral and gets even the roughest, driest skin right into shape.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

**Based on an eight-week third-party consumer-perception and clinical study conducted on thirty-three women ages thirty-five to sixty-five.