5 Probiotic Skin-Care Products We Can’t Get Enough Of
We’re used to hearing about how probiotics in our food can help our gut (cue, yogurt commercials, anyone?), but the healthy bacteria has recently found its way into a growing number of our skin-care products, too. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and NYC dermatologist Whitney Bowe, MD, the rise of pre- and probiotics in everything from body creams to face cleansers can be attributed to some promising-sounding research . Ahead, we rounded up five of our editors’ favorites.
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+ Moisturizer for Dry Skin
Made for dry skin (and approved by the National Eczema Association), this intense repair moisturizing cream is lipid replenishing, contains up to 28 hours of hydration and is clinically shown to reduce dry, rough skin. It also contains a specially formulated La Roche-Posay prebiotic thermal water.
Biossance Squalane + Probiotic Gel Moisturizer
This lightweight formula is the perfect prep product before makeup and has a hydrating consistency. It contains squalane and probiotic technology that works to brighten and balance the look of skin with every use.
First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Acne Clearing Charcoal Cleanser with Probiotics
If you have combination, acne-prone skin, put this charcoal cleanser on your must-try list. It’s formulated with salicylic acid and works to detoxify and purify pores, while boosting the skin with probiotics.
Eminence Skin Probiotic Cleanser
This cleanser is one of our go-tos because of it’s creamy and gel-like in consistency. Intended for combination and problematic skin, it contains probiotic-rich almond milk and yogurt to help rebalance and soothe.
Ren Perfect Canvas Skin Serum Primer
Perfect Canvas is the ultimate silicone-free serum primer to use under makeup. This product is designed to plump and soften the skin, leaving a supple and probiotic-charged finish to seal in hydration.