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Prebiotics, can be classed as a food source that encourages the growth of good bacteria on the skin. The microbiome (the ecosystem of bacteria on the skin) is a relatively new discovery and we are learning that this is linked to many different aspects of our health, mood and appearance. Prebiotics are a class of ingredients which can be found on ingredients lists as alpha-glucan oligosaccharide, fructooligosaccharides, lactobacillus extract filtrate, rhamnose and saccharomyces cerevisiae (yeast) extract.

What is Prebiotics?

Prebiotics are a type of non-digestible dietary fiber used in skincare products to support the skin's microbiome, which consists of beneficial bacteria that contribute to skin health.

What does Prebiotics do?

Prebiotics offer benefits such as: - Help maintain a balanced and healthy skin microbiome by promoting the growth of beneficial bacteria. - Support the skin's natural defenses against harmful microorganisms, contributing to overall skin health. - Enhance the skin's barrier function, reducing moisture loss and improving hydration. - Can have a calming effect on the skin, helping to soothe and alleviate inflammation and irritation.

Who is Prebiotics good for?

If any of the following apply Prebiotics might be a good option for you:





Who should avoid Prebiotics?

If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid Prebiotics:

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