A happy ecosystem for every body
We improve the skin’s first line of defense, which in turn will decrease the level of inflammation the skin experiences daily from the outside world.
Who is it for?
All skin types, especially those experiencing the following:
- Irregular Pigmentation
- Skin Dehydration
- Premature Ageing
What does it do?
Our lightweight, easily absorbed formulation includes a blend of prebiotic and postbiotic ingredients to optimise skin health by:
- Protecting the skin through strengthening our skin’s defensive barrier
- Restoring the skin by supporting the skin’s natural pH
- Maintaining the skin by defending against attack by external agents
How it works?
Ectoin: “The Protect” Ingredient
Ectoin, a natural biomolecule, is extracted from strains of robust bacteria which live in extremely stressful environments. It belongs to a family of ‘chaperone’ molecules whose principal function on the skin and in the body is as a natural cell protector.
Lactobacillus Ferment Lysate: The “Restore” Ingredient
Lactobacillus Ferment Lysate, is an extract which has been shown in trials to promote oxygen uptake and collagen production. It has anti-irritant properties causing a reduction in redness and inflammation on the skin.
Cottonbloom Extract: The “Maintain” Ingredient
Cottonbloom extract is a biofunctional complex composed of oligosaccharides – natural sugars occurring naturally in an array of natural sources – which help with the maintenance of skin hydration and nutrition. They are ideal prebiotics, which provide nutrients for skin bacteria. The extract claims a range of health benefits, including a stronger immune system, and overall improved skin health.
How to Use
Smooth one full dropper over fresh clean skin morning and evening. Follow with your preferred serums and moisturisers.
Water, Lactobacillus ferment lysate (and) Sodium hyaluronate (and) Glycerine, Butylene glycol, Glycerine, Hydrolyzed Cottonseed Extract (and) Trehalose (and) Glucose (and) Fructose (and) Sucrose (and) Inositol, Ectoin, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Caprylyl Glycol, Xanthan gum, Aloe Barbedensis.
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Our Skin Microbiome
Our skin microbiome is a community of microbes that lives on our skin. They feed our skin and stimulate our skin’s immunity. They are a part of our body’s ecosystem and provide a mutually-beneficial support network. Each area of our body has its own unique microbiome of microbes, which includes good bacteria, fungi and viruses. A balanced, healthy skin biome is essential is key to clear, even and glowing skin.
We carry our microbes around with us our whole lifetime.
When we are born our skins are immediately colonised and our immune system engages with these microbes to develop a complex immune response. Our skin’s immune system and microbiome communicate and respond to each other’s needs. This teeming horde of microbes living on us comprises the skin microbiome – our first line of defence against infection. Without these microorganisms we would not survive. We need these to kill off infective pathogens. Our bodies, like our diets, need to be in balance. Our body’s ecosystem requires balance to ensure our overall health and well being.
The microbiome is essential to healthy skin.
The outer layer of the skin, the stratum corneum, is a dynamic site where dead cells are continuously shed. The skin is known to maintain elasticity and condition by retaining moisture with a natural moisturising factor which includes lactic acid and salts and also a natural oil. The moisturising factor retains moisture on the skin. The skin’s natural oil, sebum, provides an oily/waxy envelope trapping moisture and preventing dehydration. In the past it had been thought that these salts and the oily layer were the principal factors in maintaining skin health. Now we recognise that the microbiome, containing a sturdy population of microorganisms, has an increasingly appreciated role in skin health. Just like in the gut, microorganisms on the skin repel harmful bacteria, interact with our immune system and contribute to the skin’s barrier function. Microbes living in our skin-pores, hair follicles, sweat-glands, etc. all help our skin to remain healthy. They secrete important molecules, such as antimicrobial peptides and short-chain fatty acids. These are important for reducing moisture loss. They are anti-inflammatories and they maintain skin pH. This ecosystem controls our skin and is responsible for everything from how well products are absorbed into the skin and to the maintenance of its overall health and well-being.