"Our skin’s first line of defense, the skin’s microbiome is the ecosystem of microorganisms on the skin’s surface that keep it healthy, hydrated, and protected. Consider this formula your skin’s daily source of nourishment, providing essential nutrients that feed skin’s friendly bacteria. Inspired by essences used in traditional Korean beauty routines, this essence enhances hydration levels, improves skin elasticity, and preps skin to better absorb the other products in your routine. It also has the added benefit of postbiotic actives that protect skin from unwanted bacteria and free radical damage."
The results are evaluated with grades from 1 (one) to 3 (three).
If the product shows no or positive influence to the above-mentioned aspects, a grade of 1 is awarded respectively.
If only a very weak negative influence can be detected in the tests, the grade 2 is awarded and in case of a clearly negative influence, the product receives the grade 3.
The product has passed up to grade 2.0.
|Diversity of the corresponding skin microbiome (x2)||1.0|
|Skin-product contact direct (x2)||2.6|
|Skin-product contact indirect||1.3|
The MyMicrobiome Standard evaluates cosmetic and personal care products, that encounter the skin or mucous membrane, in terms of their influence on the microbiome located at a specific body site.
An intact skin microbiome has a fundamental influence on skin health. Products which are to be skin-friendly must also be Microbiome-friendly in order not to unbalance the skin of the user.
The MyMicrobiome Standard evaluates the influence of cosmetic and personal care products on the microbial key players of a specific skin or mucous membrane area. The human microbiome is very individual from person to person.
Each area, however, harbors a characteristic composition of bacteria, viruses and fungi. The test examines the products influence on the key organisms typical for each skin area and thus offers a standardized procedure.
Here you can find an overview of our testing standards: MyMicrobiome Standard
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