Every third cancer diagnosis in Germany is a skin cancer diagnosis. This means 275.000 cases per year, in Germany only. MyMicrobiome scrutinized sixteen common sunscreens regarding their microbiome-friendliness. Read on for the (anonymized) details.
The label Sequential Skin is analyzing your skin regarding genetics and microbiome, both components being relevant to the choice of cosmetic products. The approach is based on the assumption that the complexion is depending on genetics on the one hand, but also on environmental impacts on the other hand.
What’s the matter with that ongoing disinfecting of everything? Of course, hygiene is important. Nevertheless, we would like to raise the question of who came up with the rule that hands, tables, door handles, and other surfaces have to be disinfected constantly.
Many people do not know that our skin counts as an organ andin factis the biggest of all. An adult skin sums up to 1.5 to 2 qm and outweighs the associatedskeleton. Losing only 20% of the skin means the sure death. So, let’s shed some light on our skin!
We have just awarded our (Scalp-)Microbiome-friendly seal to the very first ingredient, TILAMAR® Boost 150. It is a polymer compound, adding demonstrably more volume to the hair. DSM surprised the beauty industry with the certification.
We are delighted to present you another label that successfully passed the Microbiome-friendly tests and was awarded our seal: Codex Beauty. The brand stands for selected ingredients, sustainable packing, plant-based preservatives, and a high environmental consciousness.
Our team tested the Let’s Start Over Serum and it was awarded the Microbiome-friendly seal with an excellent overall grade of 1.1, meaning the product does virtually not interfere with your microbiome - this is pretty astonishing for a cosmetic product.
It is well known that direct exposure of the skin to UV radiation in the sunlight causes serious damage. But it was only recently that scientists found out that a damaged skin microbiome is one of the reasons for this.
by Lisa Keilhofer
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