Microbiome: The Latest Success in Acne Treatment

The term microbiome is a collection of organisms, predominantly bacteria, that keep your body functioning properly.   Typically we hear the term microbiome in relation to our intestinal health.  Bacteria breaks down food, ensures nutrient absorption, expels toxins and even helps boost your immune system.  Your gut, however, is not the only place on the body where a microbiome can be found. Your skin also has a microbiome and increasingly, the scientific research suggests that your skin’s microbiome health and acne are very closely linked together.  

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