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  • Writer's pictureLynn Anna

Probiotics in Skincare

Updated: Jun 22, 2021

Probiotics are microorganisms that protect our healthy bacteria within the body. Did you know that applying probiotics topically positively impacts our skin’s health and appearance?

What are the benefits of probiotics in skincare?

Many microbiomes are living in and out of our bodies. They play a vital role in protecting us from infections, diseases, and other conditions. Sun damage, irritated skin, air pollution, and many other factors are the key to putting the skin’s microbe out of balance. That will lead to acne, redness, sensitive skin, etc.

Including probiotics in your skincare routine will help you in:

  • Properly hydrating your skin.

  • Strengthening your skin’s surface.

  • Improve the redness, dryness, tight feeling, etc.

  • Keep a healthy pH balance.

  • Improve your skin barrier.

  • Treat skin conditions like eczema, acne, and UV-damaged skin.

  • Help in skin aging and skin cancer.

The best probiotics for skin

These are the main probiotics that you will find in some of your skincare products:

  • Lactobacillus –calms your skin, reduces redness, irritation, and acne.

  • Bifidobacterium – reduces skin sensitivity that causes dryness. eczema, rosacea and increases the ceramides levels, which help in atopic dermatitis;

  • Vitreoscilla – improves eczema and severely dry skin.

Final thoughts

Good bacteria supports your immune system and helps your body to function correctly. Unfortunately, many conditions and factors can disbalance this bacteria and lead to skin conditions like acne, atopic dermatitis, rosacea, and wrinkles. Probiotics will help you with all these conditions and make your skin look healthier. That’s why including probiotics in your skincare routine is very important.


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