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The importance of skin barrier

Skin is a natural and first line of defense against the harsh external environment such as toxins, allergens, chemicals, and infectious agents. Internally, it prevents water loss and maintains hemostasis. The skin or epidermal barrier is the outermost layer of the epidermis called stratum corneum. It is made up of corneocytes (dead cells) and lipid […]
What are Probiotics? 

What are Probiotics? 

These days, probiotics are rapidly used in medical and skincare industry due to their safety profile.   Your skin and your gut have their own microbiome, a colony of good microorganisms. These diverse groups of microorganisms keep your skin in good shape, just like some balanced gut microorganisms keep your gut healthy and in working condition. […]
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Is Skin Repair the Future of Skincare?

“Okay Jess, chillax. You’re gonna be fine” I said to my friend Jessica. “But MY SKIN! ” she screamed at me. Okay. I know I said that she’d be okay, but I was actually starting to get worried. I mean, her face is as red as a lobster. And I’m talking about the tight, tingling, […]