You probably know all about your gut microbiome. But what about the microbiome on your body’s biggest organ? Studies show that a diverse and thriving ecosystem of bacteria and other microbes on your skin affects a wide array of health issues. Your body’s flora is the first line of defense against infection and impacts many skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, and acne. It protects your skin from harmful invaders and strengthens its moisture barrier. So how can you take care of the good bacteria that maintains balanced, healthy skin?
Written by a skin microbiome expert, Good Bacteria for Healthy Skin is a friendly, comprehensive, science-backed exploration of what this complex system is, what it does, and how to nourish it. You’ll learn about how your lifestyle affects your skin microbiome, how microbiome imbalances impact skin conditions, and the benefits of probiotics and prebiotics. You’ll also discover a skin detox plan and a beauty wellness regimen to keep your good bacteria happy and your skin looking healthy, youthful, and fresh!