Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (Yeast) Extract

Yeast extract (e.g. Saccharomyces Cerevisiae) is used in skincare for its benefits as a moisturising and soothing agent. It has strong antioxidant properties to protect against free radical damage and its fermented nature means it also functions as a prebiotic on the skin (meaning it acts as a food source for beneficial skin bacteria to thrive). Prebiotics are in a class of ingredients that can be found on ingredients lists as alpha-glucan oligosaccharide, fructooligosaccharides, lactobacillus extract filtrate and rhamnose.

What is Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (Yeast) Extract?

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 Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (Yeast) Extract 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 Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (Yeast) Extract good for?

If any of the following apply Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (Yeast) Extract might be a good option for you:





Who should avoid Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (Yeast) Extract?

If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (Yeast) Extract:

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