Skin care in women after 45 years of age

Authors

  • Magdalena Chamczyńska Students Scientific Society, Poznan University of Medical Science, Poland
  • Aleksandra Kuźniak Department of Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Science, Poland
  • Dorota Jenerowicz Department of Allergic and Occupational Skin Diseases, Department of Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Science, Poland https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9833-2454
  • Ryszard Żaba Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Department of Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Science, Poland https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0756-3909
  • Zygmunt Adamski Department of Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Science, Poland https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6448-0216
  • Adriana Polańska Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Department of Dermatology, Poznan University of Medical Science, Poland https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9531-7358

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20883/jofa.52

Keywords:

skin diagnostics, cutometer, coefficient of elasticity – parameter R8/R0

Abstract

Introduction. Proper skin care, including cleansing, hydration, protection against sun, has meaningful impact on one’s look and function. Skin care should always be adjusted to its needs that changes through years of life.
Aim. The aim of the study was to assess the knowledge about skincare at women past 45.
Material and Methods. Fifty‑six women participated in this study. The research instrument was a questionnaire, which contained twenty‑seven questions. The questionnaire was put online. Inclusion criteria: age after 45 and female gender.
Results. Women past 45 didn't care correctly about their own skin. Their knowledge was not proper considering photoprotection and regular application of cosmetics with UV filters. Women past 45 didn’t have enough knowledge about photoprotection and they didn’t use it adequately. Women with less amount of skin lesions, which was related with skin aging, were more pleased about their appearance than women, who have more skin changes.
Conclusions. Women after the age of 45 applied most of all moisturizers and anti‑wrinkle creams in their skincare routine. Women after the age of 45 require more education about how to use photoprotection in the right and effective way. The less skin changes, connected with skin aging, the better frame of mind about skin appearance at women past 45.

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Published

2022-10-19

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Chamczyńska M, Kuźniak A, Jenerowicz D, Żaba R, Adamski Z, Polańska A. Skin care in women after 45 years of age. JoFA [Internet]. 2022 Oct. 19 [cited 2024 May 27];5(1):9-17. Available from: https://jofa.ump.edu.pl/index.php/jofa/article/view/53

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