LaFlore Probiotic Serum Concentrate

LaFlore Probiotic Serum Concentrate

Your skincare routine and product choices all contribute to whether your skin is irritated, inflamed, or prematurely aging on the one hand or glowing, healthy, smooth, and hydrated on the other. At the heart of The Beauty of Dirty Skin is the science that healing and nourishing our skin’s “microbiome” is critical to sustain healthy,...

May 18, 2018

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Violet Grey - Why you should want your skin to be covered in (the right kind of) bacteria.

Beauty Lessons: All About Your Skin’s Microbiome

Why you should want your skin to be covered in (the right kind of) bacteria—and how harsh treatments disrupt this balance to negative effect. “When we upset the delicate balance of bacteria on our skin it actually compromises the skin barrier, paving the road for a number of chronic conditions like rosacea, acne, eczema, psoriasis, and...

May 15, 2018

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healthyish bon appetit

What’s the Deal with Probiotics and Which Ones Should I Take?

Since "gut health" became the buzzphrase of the wellness world, it feels like everyone is taking probiotic supplements. There are a lot of pills on the shelves, teeming with live bacteria, each designed to fill a specific need or lifestyle. So yeah, we have questions. Are refrigerated probiotic supplements better? Do specific strains matter?...

May 14, 2018

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Aleavia Restore Soothing Mist

Aleavia Restore Soothing Mist

As I discuss in The Beauty of Dirty Skin, in order to have healthy, radiant skin, we have to keep our natural warrior bugs healthy. I’ve frequently discussed the concept of our healthy skin barrier and “microbiome” -- which is the invisible rainforest of microorganisms, primarily bacteria, that are coating your skin right now. So, I know...

May 11, 2018

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