The anti-dandruff hair care category has long focused on antibacterial formulations, but microbiome-friendly blends that promote scalp bacteria balance may be as effective, says the founder of French indie brand Gallinée.
Colgate-Palmolive’s Sanex brand has developed a shower gel, bath foam and deodorant range using pre and postbiotics to support the skin’s microbiome, launched following five years of R&D efforts and input from external dermatology and science experts.
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Processed probiotics are widely used in beauty products to target the skin microbiome, but few formulations contain live bacteria strains – a concept experts say is interesting from a marketing perspective but complicated to do.
Sabinsa makes specialty ingredients for the food, pharma, and beauty industries. In early 2019, the company launched LactoSporin into the realm of microbiome skin care. Now this year, the company has published data pointing too additional skin care benefits.
Direct-to-consumer skin care brand Symbiome will debut a product range formulated with postbiotics sourced from plants from the Brazilian Amazon, aimed at restoring and rebuilding resilience in the modern microbiome.