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Inulin

Prebiotic inulin when used in skincare formulations acts as a non-digestible carbohydrate to support your skin's good bacteria by serving as a energy "food" source.

Natural Science

Changes in the prebiotic state of the microflora can promote the growth of bacteria that can shift the microflora out of homeostasis and lead to unwanted skin conditions. Prebiotics selectively support the growth of one or a limited number of bacterial species and studies show that prebiotics enhance the growth of probiotic bacteria that can help with acne, eczema and photo-aging.

Benefits

Prebiotic inulin conditions the skin, helps to stabilize the skin's microflora and strengthens its barrier function.

How Its Used

Every nuebiome™ formulation incorporate prebiotics in the form of inulin obtained from chicory root to support the skin's good bacteria and provide skin conditioning and protective benefits to the surface layers. Find it in Amaretto and Biotic Hand Remedy, Biotic Radiance-Boosting Hydrator and (Glyco-Biotic)™ Ultra-Synbiotic Facial to name a few of our favorites.

Research

Inulins help to bring the microflora into homeostasis by selectively supporting the growth of beneficial bacteria, encouraging the microbiota to recover faster and reducing harmful bacteria that when left unchecked can lead to unwanted skin disorders.

Other Prebiotics 

Alpha-glucan oligosaccharide is a prebiotic sugar that deliver energy to support the skin's good bacteria. Read more about it HERE

References 

Fermentation, Vol 5, May 2019, Pg. 41

Archives of Dermatological Research, Vol 309, Jun 2017, Pg. 411-21

Journal of Food: Microbiology, Safety & Hygiene, Vol 1, Issue 2, Jul 2016, Pg. 1-13

 

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