- Categories: Hydration
A lab-created, non-living probiotic ingredient made by fermentation of the microorganism Lactobacillus. Applied to skin, it’s been shown to have a potent soothing effect that in turn strengthens skin’s ability to defend itself from aggressors.
Research has also revealed that this ferment may play a role in helping skin’s microbiome to maintain a healthy mix of flora, a benefit that may reduce the risk or visible severity of several common, often uncomfortable skin conditions.
References for this information:
Fermentation, May 2019, ePublication
Healthcare, May 2018, ePublication
International Journal of Women’s Dermatology, June 2015, pages 85-89
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