A woman’s hormones help support youthful skin. After menopause, your skin starts to change. It’s not your imagination! Compared to your skin before menopause, your postmenopausal skin starts to show: Atrophic withering Wrinkling Slackness (especially on your forearms and face) Progressive dryness and scaliness You will also notice that fine wrinkles and crinkles will deepen into courser wrinkles. Postmenopausal skin may also become fragile, tearing and bruising more easily. It is also drier and more prone to dry skin eczema conditions. As if menopausal skin changes were not enough, most of us “women of this certain age” can add intrinsic aging (the passing of years) and sun damage to the list of.