As women, we hear talk of (and blame) our hormones all the time. But what do they really mean for our bodies and our skin? As the body’s chemical messengers, hormones control everything from your metabolism and development to reproduction and your response to stress. Balanced hormones are essential to maintaining the healthy ecosystem you need to thrive. This guide will help you understand your hormones. Find out your levels.
Biofactors We Test For
A deep dive into the five key hormones and pH we test for that directly impact your skin and health.
Estrogen is a female sex hormone responsible not only for fertility, but also for skin function and health.
Progesterone is a female sex hormone that regulates menstruation and pregnancy while also influencing skin, physical, and mental health.
Testosterone, an androgen, is part of the delicate hormonal balance that leads to healthy menstrual cycles and a properly functioning fertility system.
DHEA is an androgen and has far-reaching effects on the entire body as it is the key building block of other hormones.
Apart from influencing your body’s fight-or-flight response, cortisol is also in charge of your mood, metabolism, memory, and even skin health.
pH refers to the acidity or alkalinity level in your body, which affects both skin health and overall health.