Probiotics strengthen barrier function

Remedy Sensitivity – Probiotics strengthen barrier function and protect you from pathogens so they automatically guard your immune system from exposure to unnecessary triggers. Apart from acting as a shield of armour,…

Probiotics balance pH

ACID MANTLE INTEGRITY IS KEY TO EFFECTIVE BARRIER FUNCTION. It is not intuitive to think that something as seemingly inconsequential as pH could have a mighty impact on ageing but…

Probiotics Moisturise

HYDRATE FROM WITHIN. You may not know this but live Lactobacillus probiotics on (and in) skin can produce the coveted skincare ingredient Hyaluronic Acid. Right there in the stratum corneum…

Probiotics protect

BOOST YOUR SKIN’S ARMOUR. Probiotic microbes can help to safeguard your skin against pathogenic microbes. When prolific and healthy, your skin microbes construct a biofilm in the outer layer of…

Is sunscreen anti-ageing?

THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT LONG-TERM EXPOSURE TO HIGH LEVELS OF UV ACCELERATES AGEING. Does this mean that you should do whatever you can to get your sun exposure to…

Skin pH – It matters

Make sure you ✓ the pH box before you put a product on your skin. pH is a measure of how acidic or basic a product is and it is measured in…

Probiotic definitions and skin

Get started on your probiotic journey by understanding various definitions that are used. A MICROBE is a single-celled, microscopic organism. This includes bacteria, viruses, yeasts and archaea amongst others. Technically,…

Probiotics and skin immunity

YOUR SKIN HAS AN IMMUNE SYSTEM AND IT IS VITAL IN THAT IT PROTECTS YOU FROM PATHOGENS. Keratinocytes, the most common skin cells in the epidermis (the outer most layer…

Esse wins prestigious award

Esse’s Nourish Moisturiser was announced the winner of the ‘Best Day Cream’ category at the Organic Beauty Awards in Sweden for presenting a moisturiser with beneficial probiotic extracts that strengthens…

Microbes & your skin

THERE’S AN EXTRAORDINARY THING GOING DOWN ON YOUR SKIN! TRILLIONS of microbes, from thousands of species, call your skin home.  Normally, they get along just fine and they provide the…

The future of skincare

In 2003 the Human Genome Project declared that the sequencing of the human genome was complete after 13 years of intense research. It cost $2,7 billion. Now you can have…