7 Ways to Foster a Healthy Microbiome
Your skin is not a lone ranger in its important role of protecting you from the outside world...In fact, it has trillions of helpers which make up your totally unique skin microbiome - a collection of microorganisms including bacteria, yeast and viruses. They are so important to the health of your skin that your cells actually have docking sites for them - amazing right?
Think of it like a pair of sheer stockings that covers your whole body. The microbiome works with your skin to fight off pathogens, defend against environmental stressors and even produce nutrients for your skin.
Now, we live in a metropolis and we are never going to be free from elements that will challenge the microbiome and that is ok. You just want to support it as much as is realistically possible. Here are 7 simple ways to support your microbiome so it keeps supporting you.