Whether you’re picking up a last minute gift for your sister, in the market for the “thing” your Galentine cannot live without, or simply treating yourself, The Kindra team has curated the best gifts for women experiencing signs of menopause. Let’s commit to putting them at the top of the list and give the gift of comfort and relief. Read on for gift ideas that will allow the midlife women in your life to feel better prepared to celebrate the menopause transition.
Essential oils are a natural alternative to prescribed medication for managing menopausal changes. Clary Sage, Peppermint oil, Lavender, Geranium, and Basil are the top five essential oils that may provide relief to hot flashes, cramping, perineal discomfort, stress, and hormone balance.
Self-care for some might be mindful movement. For others, it might be curling up with a good book and a scented candle. While there are many candle options out there, we suggest checking out black and female owned business, Harlem Candle Co.
The Essential Bundle
—a peri/menopause self-care kit we only dreamed about until we decided to get together and actually make it. The Daily Vaginal Lotion
improves the feeling of discomfort during intimacy and reduces the need for additional lubrication. Over half of women who took the Core Dietary Supplement
reported an improvement in vaginal dryness and libido after 12 weeks of use.
The signs of menopause addressed less frequently are mood changes, anxiety and depression, all of which can be supported through mindfulness meditation. Learn to meditate and live mindfully with Headspace.
Further combat restless sleep with cooling sheets
. Most of the sleep experts agreed that sheets made of natural fibers, like cotton and linen, are the best bet for sweaty sleepers because they’re the most breathable. Shop our favorites here
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