It might sound gross, but your skin is covered with trillions of micro-organisms such as bacteria and fungus.
The right symbiotic balance of this skin flora is important for the prevention of some skin diseases, and proper functioning of the skin’s immune system.
The latest beauty trend? Skincare that contains probiotics, on top of the other usual goodness to keep your skin in tip-top condition. This is well, sort of au naturel skincare in a bottle.
Here, some of the latest probiotics-enriched picks to boost your usual beauty routine.
Allies of Skin Prebiotics & Niacinamide Pore Refining Booster
Contains 10% niacinamide, hyaluronic Acid, prebiotics and probiotics complex, centella asiatica, goji berry, licorice root, and pomegranate extract, silver, ribose, chlorella, and Coenzyme Q10
Drunk Elephant Sweet Biome Fermented Sake Spray
Made with fermented sake extract, kombucha, and hops for a balanced and healthy microbiome. Coconut water, zinc, copper, ceramides, vitamin F, and essential amino acids keep skin perked up.
Pixi Skintreats Clarity Concentrate Clarifying Serum
Blended with salicylic, glycolic and lactic acids, as well as probiotics and aloe.
Sunday Riley Pink Drink Firming Resurfacing Essence
A cocktail of peptides, ceramides, fermented honey with prebiotics, chlorella, kelp, sea water and pink yeast.