Monday, 26 October 2020 10:13

The Microbiome & the Key to Restoring Skin’s Optimal State of Balance

Written by   Colette Brown

As skin care professionals know, the skin is the largest organ in the human body. Its primary role is to serve as a physical barrier, protecting bodies from potential assault by foreign organisms or toxic substances. But what is less known is that the skin is also a bustling ecosystem comprised of 1.8 million diverse habitats that exist within the human body. The saliva in the mouth, gut, intestinal tracks, and skin are prominent examples of these habitats. Each microsystem supports a wide range of microorganisms, more broadly known as the microbiota.

 

 

Want to read more?

Subscribe to continue reading this article, plus gain access to all DERMASCOPE has to offer.

SUBSCRIBE

 

Colette Brown Headshot

 

 

 

 

 

A licensed clinical aesthetician since 2001, Colette Brown is the director of education at Columbia Skincare where she leads the professional products division. Brown possesses a deep passion and understanding of the healing benefits of topical probiotics and how they contribute to the overall health and wellness of the skin’s microbiome. Based in Beverly Hills, California, Colette has a bachelor of art in education, is a certified holistic practitioner through the Kresser Institute, a licensed phlebotomist, and has certifications in advanced skin care procedures.

Want to read more?

Log in or subscribe to continue reading this article.

Login to post comments

November 2020

Skin Care Blogs

  • Winter Skincare
    Winter Skincare Winter Skincare Written by Matt Taylor (as seen in Guild News Magazine) International Lead Educator…

Brands of the Month

  • Skin Blends
  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • DMK Skin Revision Center