5 Ways Your Period Affects Your Hair & Skin

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If your skin is changing and your hair is just not behaving around that time of the month, it’s not your imagination. The hormonal changes women experience before, during and after our menstrual cycle can change our outer appearance.

“Hormones do play a huge role in the health of our skin, hair and nails” confirm Chicago-based physicians Dr. Chantale Stephens-Archer and Dr. Gameli Dekayie-Amenu, better known as the BestiesMD. “In addition, our bodies are quite sensitive to the fluctuations in hormones that occur naturally around our cycles.”