PROBIOTICS versus Acne!

We already know that if you want general wellness for your skin, you should go for Probiotics, but for this article, we’re going to reveal if PROBIOTICS can topple down ACNE!

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Technically, an overproduction of oil by the sebaceous glands can cause blemishes, while it's defined as any skin mark, this article will only discuss Acne. Acne, as we know it, are pimples (zits), blackheads, whiteheads, cystic acne, nodules, and papules are caused by a scenario when sebum (oil), bacteria, or dirt clogs hair follicles. Acne is most common among teenagers (listen youngsters!), though it also affects people of all ages (totally!). We also know that another breed of acne (if we can call it that way) came upon us during the pandemic, and that is MASK-ne. Today, we’re putting an end to the age-old battle between ACNE & PROBIOTICS, by scientifically citing what Probiotics can do to your skin and of course to ACNE in general.

Probiotics for skin moisture

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First, here’s a statement that we probably know at this point, “when your skin becomes dry, your body makes more oil, this extra oil may clog your pores resulting in acne breakouts”, that is why there is a need to establish if Probiotics has something to do with providing enough moisture to the skin. FACT, Probiotics strengthen skin's natural moisture barrier: If you've scrubbed too vigorously with cleansers and other products, probiotics help restore the skin's natural barrier function, which is vital to banishing redness, sensitivity, breakouts, and irritation.

Probiotics as skin protection

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From providing moisture to eradicating external sources of irritation is easier when probiotics bolster your skincare (excited? read on!). As a skincare ingredient, Probiotics can form a protective barrier to keep away undesirable microorganisms such as “bad” bacteria, fungi and toxins, that may lead to the formation of acne.

microbiome to reduce inflammation, repel unwanted toxins and bacteria and guard against acne breakouts.

Here’s how to use Probiotics for Acne

Even PROBIOTICS are a very powerful skincare product, we should also look for a product that has the following ingredients to make sure that Probiotics will work on your ACNE: 

● Lactoferrin
● Glycerin
● Plant-based Collagen

Oh, is that Japonesa® PROBIOTIC soap? Certainly, it is! See you next ish!




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