A Visit From the Hormone Fairy


If you are a female and live to be a certain age, it will happen. It may be subtle or sudden, but it will happen—menopause. A word that is rarely used to describe menopause is pretty.

Here’s how it begins. You go to bed one night, all nestled in on your flat, firm tummy with your hard-earned yoga butt pointing firmly at the ceiling. You drift off to a deep sleep filled with pleasant, insightful dreams. Namaste.

Once you are asleep, the door creaks open and in comes the hormone fairy! She gets right to work loosening elasticity, minimizing your scalp hair, stimulating facial hair and creating general internal havoc.

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Lori Caruso is a licensed esthetician with decades of experience in the beauty industry, including as a stylist, manager and salon owner. As an esthetician in a medical spa, she was a key team member in developing multiple million dollar med spas, where she learned new listening skills that encourage seeing the person behind the patient. She is also an accomplished speaker and instructor, and has appeared as a guest on television.

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