The menopause – a word that we are all familiar with. With every woman experiencing a symptom of the menopause at some point in their life; it is an important topic and conversation that needs to be had. At Kira, we understand the difficulty in dealing with the symptoms associated with the menopause, and that it is a topic which is not typically mentioned in everyday conversation. In today’s blog, we will be bringing the topic into the open – sharing with you what the menopause is, the purpose of the day, the lack of awareness, and our top tips for managing symptoms.

Self-care week is an annual national awareness week which aims to increase people’s abilities to take care of themselves. Self-care is defined as the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health1. This can be in the form of physical health, or mental health and wellbeing. This year, Self-care week falls from the 14th to the 20th of November 2022. At Kira, we believe in living an active, balanced and productive life, and are supporting the cause to help spread awareness about the importance of self-care. In today’s blog, we will cover the importance of self-care, some top tips to get you started, and how Kira can support you.

Often, we can find it difficult to open up about our daily life struggles. When we are feeling low, even the simplest of tasks can feel overwhelming. Fatigue doesn’t just affect us physically, it can affect us psychologically too. In today’s blog, we will share with you our top tips for boosting your energy levels, as well as explaining the links between low mood and low energy.

Everything You Need To Know About Vaginal Health During The Menopause.

When it comes to the menopause, what comes to mind first?

Night sweats, dreaded hot flushes or crazy mood swings?

These are the symptoms we hear most about—right?

Are you embarrassed by facial hair? Five ways to deal with pesky overgrowth during the menopause.

We’re all familiar with the rogue chin hair or the upper lip fuzz.

Yet, many of us are embarrassed about our facial hair. Not only that, it can impact our self-esteem and confidence.

A study in 2009 found 75% of women in the UK reported suffering from clinical levels of anxiety due to their facial hair. While 40% said, their unwanted facial hair left them uncomfortable attending social events.

How much facial hair you have depends a lot on your age (and genetics).

But as we get older, we may notice our facial hair gets thicker, darker, and there’s just more of it.

Our once soft duvet of fuzz now resembles a 13-year-old boys moustache. While our chin hair’s have coordinated themselves into a goatee.

If you’re wondering what the hell is going on — the answer is hormones.