Skin care trend in 2017: Probiotics

A lot has been done to protect the skin from the pollution and attacks from the environment. We have been paying attention to our pores, cells renewal rate and now it’s time to care about our Microbiota. It might gross you out but we are sharing our body space with a lovely ecological community (bacteria, fungi, and archaea). The bad news is some of them will affect your immune system and your skin’s health. The good news is a lot of them  perform tasks that are known to be useful for us.

Bye bye bad bacteria

Once again Korea and Japan are one step ahead. As part of their beauty routine, Korean women incorporated  double cleansing. The first one would remove the makeup and the second one would take care of the excess of oil, bacteria and other impurity that might be clogging your pores. According to Charlotte Cho, blogger at Soko Glam you coud also go for a triple cleanse, have a look at her 10-step Program.

If it wasn’t enough, Korea and Japan witnessed the rise of digital tools to analyse the skin. In combination with their beauty routine, some Korean women use tools to make sure their skin is at its best at any given moment.

WAY

WAY collects data from your skin and surroundings, provides skincare tips on your connected device (More info: clic here).

 Hello good bacteria

Now that we got the bad news at of our way, let’s talk Probiotics. Recent studies showed some powerful skin health benefits from using Probiotics (Topical application  or Ingesting them).

  • Strenghten natural skin defenses.
  • Lower stress level in the skin.
  • Balance the skin’s pH level.
  • The good bacteria will fight free radicals, allergens and other impurities.
  • Target wrinkles
  • Hydrate the skin.
  • Reduce damages caused by the sun.
  • Improve skin’s elasticity.

In 2017 you can expect to see flourishing brands using probiotics. Some are already on board.

Tula – Discovery Kit ($52)

Purifying Face Cleanser + Illuminating Face Serum +Hydrating Day & Night Cream + Revitalizing Eye Cream.

Each TULA product nourishes your skin with a balanced meal of good-for-you ingredients, the same way a healthy diet nourishes your body.

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Tula – Discovery Kit

Oskia – Perfect Cleanser (125 ml, £32.50)

Once combined with water, this nutrient-rich balm becomes a light milk that penetrates deeply and lifts away pore-blocking impurities to leave your skin feeling thoroughly clean, comfortable and soft.

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Perfect Cleanser – Nutri-Active Cleansing & Nourishing Balm

Mother Dirt by Aobiome ($69)

A trio that restores & maintains good bacteria so your skin can do better with less.

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Aurelia Probiotic Skincare – Miracle Cleanser (120ml, £38)

This intelligent, aromatic, creamy infusion glides on to the skin and lifts off all impurities and make- up. It fuses probiotic and peptide technologies with BioOrganic plant and flower essences to hydrate and soothe dull and dehydrated skin promoting a luminous, dewy, radiant glow whilst helping to prevent skin ageing.

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Aurelia Probiotic Skincare – Miracle Cleanser

Bioelements – Priobotic Anti-Aging Serum (29ml, $69)

This serum contains active probiotics immersed in soy and rice milk proteins to fight the visible effects of aging.

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Biolements – Probiotics Anti-Aging Serum

 

Leejiham Probiotics Sleeping Cream (50ml , $48)

This lightweight cream. It doubles as a sleeping mask – formulated with probiotics that neutralize free radicals, visibly minimize pores, and reduce oil production overnight. So you wake up with the healthy, glowing complexion of your dreams.

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LJH- Probiotics Sleeping Cream

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