The Rising Market Trends on Microbiome for Skin Care Applications

Maha Skin Microbiome

Have you heard about microbiome? Do you know it is one of rising trends in skin care industry?

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The relationship between healthy skin and microbiome has been described as “the next microbiome frontier”, with a huge potential tipped for the beauty and personal care industry. And it is noticed that skin products with the skin microbiome concept has been brought into the market recently. So what is microbiome?

What is microbiome?

It is the Ecosystem of the skin comprises of all the micro-organisms called skin microbiota or skin flora (eg. bacteria, fungi, etc) that are living in & on your skin. The skin microbiota plays a vital role in educating the immune system as the cutaneous innate system as the cutaneous innate and adaptive immune responses can modulate the skin microbiota. If probiotics is applied on the skin, skin immunity can be modulated.

Why microbiomes?

Microbiomes are brought into discussion for skin care applications because the skin microbiome can be altered by several intrinsic factors (eg. age, genetic makeup, immune reactivity), environmental factors (eg. climate) and extrinsic factors (eg. hygiene). The altered microbiome can cause the number of diseases such as:

  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Poor wound healing
  • Accelerated skin aging

In addition, many of us are exposed to such dangers as we are living in the world where there are rising concerns regarding to environmental pollution.

If microbiome is important to protect the skin condition, what do the formulators need to do?

Our Solution: Lactobacillus Plantarum Probiotics

MahaChem is able to offer probiotics for the skin care applications. One of our solution is Lactobacillus Plantarum.

The probiotics has the following efficacy:

  1. Increase secretion of collagen and the synthesis of ceramide syntase that contribute to skin elasticity and wrinkle reduction
  2. Reduce the time needed to heal the wound
  3. Increase skin surface hydration
  4. Reduce age spots, UV spots, acnes, and pimples

The clinical data test of Lactobacillus Planatum is as the table below shows:

One Month Two Months
Skin Surface Hydration by 21.0% by 21.9%
Allergic Reaction by 25.0% by 14.3%
Age spots by 5.7%
Wrinkles by 37.9% by 47.6%
UV Spots by 10.3%
Acne by 10.7% by 15.4%

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