The importance of the Skin Microbiome

The importance of the Skin Microbiome

What is human skin microbiome?
Your skin is your largest organ. And it's teeming with trillions of microorganisms, like bacteria, fungi, and viruses. These invisible life-forms are known as the skin microbiome. They're an important part of your overall health. each human microbiome is unique and balanced skin microbiome is crucial for your skin health. In simple language the skin flora, or also known as microbiota is an ecosystem of bacteria on the skin's surface. Its function is to guard you against pathogens that could affect. It consists of good and also bad bacteria. When your skin microbiome is balanced, your skin looks and feels healthy. It can also become unbalanced when there is more harmful bacteria than helpful bacteria, leading to issues like dryness and itching.

Similar to your gut bacteria, the skin microbiome is in charge of protecting and keeping the skin safe and healthy. By eating food rich in probiotics, you not only benefit your gut bacteria health, but also the skin microbiome.

Our Balancing Micellar Cleanser contains a super powerful cranberry extract, which is Microbiome Friendly certified, and it suppresses in a natural way the formation of a biofilm from the bad bacteria. There are in vitro tests, that show Promotion of beneficial bacterial biofilms and inhibition of undesirable bacterial biofilms.

At Bonésse we are obsessed with the health of the skin barrier, which depends very much on the skin microbiome. Out products are designed to benefit and protect the skin barrier. Our Face Shield Serum contains Vitamin F, which is not really a vitamin, it is combination of the two main fatty acids crucial for the skin – linolenic (Omega 3) and linoleic (Omega 6) acid. It also contains Niacinamide, or Vitamin B3, it helps skin to grow a ceramide (lipid) barrier, which is crucial for moisture retaining and overall health of the skin.

And last, but not least the importance of the probiotics for the skin microbiome. There is a correlation between your gut bacteria and the skin microbiome. A healthy and rich of probiotics diet will only benefit your skin. Applying probiotics on the ski, will even do a better job, as it is proven that topical probiotics balance, by “feeding” the good bacteria on your skin, and have anti0inflammatory effect. Our Hydro-soothing Toner Mist contains yoghurt and it is a must apply after you cleanse your face.