The normal human skin is a microbiome colonized by 10,000 – 1,000,000 beneficial microorganisms, especially bacterial units/cm2 that prevent the growth of pathogenic organisms and maintain the immunity of the skin and nourish the skin optimally with an established safety profile.
Skin microbiome protect the skin by
- They act as a protective shield by preventing pathogenic microorganisms from provoking an immune reaction
- They produce antimicrobial metabolites to combat pathogenic bacteria
- They boost the skin’s functionality in dealing with external damaging factors including free radicals, sun, and pollution
- They help the skin stay hydrated
- Restore a healthy pH balance in the skin
These functions creates a calming environment for the skin, help to reduce inflammation, flare ups and prevents premature aging.