Is Probiotic Skincare Worth The Hype?

BY Sonam Basantani / Nov 25 2019 / 17:40 PM

Products with live bacteria that could help you treat acne, rosacea and even wrinkles

Is Probiotic Skincare Worth The Hype?
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While you may have heard about probiotic supplements and fortified foods for gut digestion, probiotic skincare is still considered a rather new concept, but surprisingly is just as effective for healthy skin function.

Topical probiotics are good live bacteria that heal and treat concerns like acne, rosacea and even fine lines and wrinkles. The fermented skincare aids skin flora, which are basically microorganisms that reside on the skin, in fortifying and balancing an optimum pH level.

In short, probiotic-infused beauty not only strengthens skin’s natural barrier to protect it from damaging effects of free radicals, it also helps regulate hydration, sensitivity and inflammation so you’re left with a healthier, radiant and more youthful complexion.

Here are BAZAAR’s five favourites to try...

1.

Aurelia Probiotic Skincare Miracle Cleanser

A creamy and nourishing way to cleanse face. This soothing balm is packed with probiotics and peptides to help stimulate skin and leave you with brighter, cleran and glowing complexion.

Dh174, Net-a-porter.com

2.

Glamglow Berryglow Probiotic Recovery Face Mask

Boost your skin with a hydrating mask supercharged with berries and probiotics to repair skin’s barrier and help promote even skin-tone and a youthful glow.

Dh220, Tips & Toes

3.

Beautyblender Re-Dew Set & Refresh Spray

The super-fine mist has a soothing probiotic formula to nourish and balance the complexion for a plump, refreshed and dewy finish that lasts all day.

Dh125, Sephora

4.

Allies Of skin Molecular Multi-Nutrient Day Cream

Everything you need from a daily moisturiser combined a probiotic formula to give you the ultimate in healthy and balanced skin

Dh327, Revolve.com

5.

Ouai Scalp & Body Scrub

While it is important to fixate on your face, probiotics are also great in keeping the scalp and body healthy. Formulated with the fermented nutrients, this scrub is the perfect way to add a dose of detox and defence to your weekly deep cleanse.

Dh171, Asos.com