The benefits of probiotic skincare and why you need to invest in these products now!
In the ever-expanding skincare industry where new regimes are launched by the minute; the latest trend on the rise is skincare infused with probiotics. A bevy of topical products—cleansers, masks, moisturisers, and serums packed with the ‘good bugs’ are marking their territory in the beauty market with a promise to they offer relief from a slew of skin troubles. Here’s a guide to help you understand what exactly is probiotic science, how it can help your skin and the best products out there for you!
What are probiotics?
Probiotics are the live bacteria and yeasts present in our intestines that maintains the digestive balance, fights off bloating, cramps, and even prevents the effects of harmful pathogens.
Probiotics for the skin
Our skin’s microbiome is bustling with diverse species of bacteria and yeasts that create antibody to fight infections, protect the skin from environmental damage, regulate pH levels, fight inflammation, acne, and keep our skin radiant. These microbes in our skin also share a relationship with the microbes inhabiting our intestines—the reason why our food habits and digestion show on our skin’s surface!
The probiotics of our skin play an important role in creating a protective layer around it. But thanks to our on-the-go lifestyles, food choices and environmental pollution natural bacterial ecosystem is often damaged resulting in dry and sensitive skin. Here’s where probiotic skincare comes to the rescue! Products infused the ‘good bugs’ help rebuild the probiotic ecosystem, giving you the glowing skin that you’ve been dreaming of!
The best probiotic products
1. Elizabeth Arden Superstart Probiotic Boost Skin Renewal Biocellulose Mask
This widely loved luxurious mask combines hyaluronic acid with a powerful probiotic blend for an ultra-concentrated treatment. It leaves skin looking smooth, luminous, and youthful. It consists of biocellulose material derived from natural coconut water and probiotics that help to restore the natural balance of your skin, strengthening its ability to repair and optimising its natural defense.
2. LaFlore Probiotic Concentrated Serum
This waterless serum infused with over a dozen live probiotics, nutrient-rich plant oils, and protective antioxidants. It helps firm and calm the skin while boosting the skin’s natural defense system.
3. Mother Dirt AO+Mist
Clinically researched, this mist for all skin types; restores the skin’s natural balance. Preservative and fragrance free; it is formulated with live bacteria to restore essential probiotic layer that's been damaged by modern hygiene and lifestyles.
4. Marie Veronique Pre+Probiotic Daily Mist
This face mist fuelled with Pre-biotics feed Probiotics to keep skin's ecosystem intact and well balanced. It helps prevent inflammation, helps sensitive skin to built natural protection, and coconut water keeps the skin hydrated and smooth.
5. Aurelia Revitalise & Glow Serum
This revitalising serum with probiotics, antioxidants, and skin-plumping peptides help repair cells deep down and slow down the ageing process.
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