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How probiotic skincare combats acne and breakouts

How probiotic skincare combats acne and breakouts

You have probably heard about the benefits of consuming probiotics to help maintain a healthy gut microbiome, but have you heard of applying probiotics to your face? While the skin microbiome has been a hot topic within the science world for a while now, it’s only just beginning to become mainstream for consumers.  
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6 signs your skin barrier is in need of repair

Summer is a wonderful time of year – long warm days spent outside in the sun with plenty of time for socializing in the evenings. But summer is also a time that you might notice your skin barrier is not in its happy place.

The term ‘skin barrier’ is sometimes used interchangeably with ‘moisture barrier’ or ‘acid mantle.’ Whatever you choose to call it, put simply it refers to the outermost layer of your skin.

We’re going to look at little more closely at what the skin barrier is, and does, and six signs that your skin barrier is out of whack and what you can do to support it so that you can love the unique skin you’re in.

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Q+A with Beauty and the Biome's Kate Dyer

Q+A with Beauty and the Biome's Kate Dyer

Kate Dyer is a microbiologist and skincare lover who uses her background in science to interpret skincare claims to share with readers of her blog, Beauty and the Biome. 

With so much in common, we were keen to find out more about Kate and her journey into the world of skincare and the skin microbiome

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What is collagen, and what does it do for skin?

Buzzword - collagen! Collagen is big in the skincare and wellness sector, but what exactly is it and is it something we need to supplement our bodies with? This blog looks at why collagen is so important when it comes to skin, how our bodies manufacture it and how our collagen levels change as we age. We also delve into oral and topical applications of manufactured collagen to see what all the hype is about.......

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