Incoming buzzword you'll start hearing often: The Microbiome
It is the ecosystem of microorganism that live on and beneath the surface of the skin. It’s composed of bacteria, fungi, mites and viruses. A healthy skin is the result of a well-balanced microbiome. However, there is no definition of what is a good or bad bacteria as it is unique to each person. A bacteria can be considered good for one person but the same bacteria can be “harmful” to another person if present in too big quantity. It’s all about unicity and balance.
Probiotic, Prebiotic and Postbiotic will impact the microbiome.
- Prebiotic : food for bacteria
- Probiotic : living microorganism
- Postbiotic : waste products of the probiotic
The skin microbiome is a collection of microorganisms that affect skin’s appearance and the way that it feels.
A well balanced microbiome with help regulate oil production, protect skin from free radicals and avoid dehydration. To keep a well-balanced microbiome, restrain yourself from over-cleansing. You’ll find products with Pro, Pre and Postbiotics help maintain the good bacteria on your skin thus keeping a stable microbiome.
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