Probiotics and Skin Health

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Probiotics or “good bacteria” are well established in our everyday diets, whether they come in the form of fermented products such as yogurt, kefir, kimchi, or kombucha. Or in the form of oral supplements, such as capsules or pills. We’ve heard a lot about how good they are for our gut health. In truth, there is probably no part of us in which they don’t exhibit their beneficial properties.

Research has shown that gut health is directly related to our mood, cognitive abilities, immune system, metabolism, skin health, and more.

Scientists have defined the gut-skin-axis as a direct link that shows the direct correlation between a healthy gut and skin.

On the other hand, our skin is constantly exposed to environmental stressors: UV rays, pollution, ingredients in personal care products that can cause damage to the “good bacteria” on our skin. This leads to various skin issues, and much more. This is where topical probiotics come in handy.

How they work to keep the skin healthy

We can use two different mechanisms of action to describe how probiotics work.

One example is “good guys” competing with the “bad guys” for nutrition and adhesion on the skin. In turn, the “good guys” can produce certain molecules that work as antimicrobials that remove the “bad guys” completely.

Secondly, probiotics produce certain metabolites, such as organic acids, polysaccharides, and proteins, which regulate the normal metabolic processes of the skin. This includes hyaluronic acid production, ceramide synthesis, and melanocyte stimulation.

Topical probiotics and skincare

All in all, probiotics can increase the skin’s defense mechanisms and balance the pH. Their anti-inflammatory effects reduce skin irritation and provide a soothing and calming effect for irritated skin.

When applied topically, they stimulate the skin to produce ceramides and collagen, which are key proteins in the prevention of premature aging. Furthermore, probiotics also protect our skin from UV-induced aging by preventing collagen degradation. In some instances, even showing they can directly provide sun protection.

About author

Selma Durmo M. Pharm

“As far as I can remember I have always struggled with sensitive skin. The issues culminated in my mid-twenties when I started having rosacea flares and redness. My personal quest for effective, safe solutions took a professional turn, and I was given the opportunity to apply my (Pharma) background in developing a new skin friendly product line. My goal was to create something new, a clinically proven sustainable skincare brand. This science backed probiotic skincare derived technology is a product of years of research and innovation in personal care products. Metabiotics contain naturally produced hyaluronic acid, lactic acid, SMase, lipoteichoic acid, over 40 peptides and enzymes. All assigned with specific tasks for activating the skins native repair mechanisms.” 

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Following the principles of Clean Beauty, we have joined the dedicated stream of safe, non-toxic beauty enthusiasts.

Our products contain carefully selected hypoallergenic ingredients suitable for sensitive and reactive skin.

We’re committed to formulating with natural, organically-derived, and skin-friendly synthetics while excluding popular “good feeling” and potentially harmful compounds to provide the best skincare solutions.

“It is easy to get hooked on conventional products, with inviting perfumes and the instantly pleasant skin feeling. The sooner you understand that those sensations are short-lived the better! Choose Clean Beauty and allow the science backed ingredients time to work wonders on your skin.”

Cinically proven

Our products’ superiority has been proven in a controlled study on 50 volunteers where it was shown that four-week product use leads to a significant increase in skin moisture levels (39%), increased skin elasticity (50%), and a decrease in the appearance of wrinkles (23%).

Other beneficial effects include decrease in skin sensitivity, increase in skin cleanliness, evenness of the skin tone, decrease in acne formation.

This study serves as proof of the skin’s gradual return of its protective layer, integrity, and balance. All study results have been published in a peer reviewed journal as well as the full study report.

“Putting all science aside, we are most proud of our users’ testimonials. All tested volunteers claimed visible and tangible improvement in skin feel and appearance.”


The greatest breakthrough discovery we stumbled upon is that skincare and cosmetics should not be sensational.

Personal care should be comprehensive, accessible, and efficient, just as all solutions that come from nature are.

We are often faced with labels such as anti aging skin care, organic skin care, natural skincare products, which lack the necessary explanation… What do these phrases actually mean?

“Grown tired of all the misleading, incomprehensive, irrelevant information used in the beauty industry we decided to stick to a no-nonsense approach. It is what it is, and skin care is not magic! It requires commitment, patience and understanding your skins’ needs.”


We are dedicated to neutralizing our negative impact on the environment as much as possible and have joined the stream of sustainable skincare brands. We’re taking you on for the ride (we’ve even packed the goodies)!

To help minimize our carbon footprint, for every product order a tree will be planted thanks to our amazing planters at One Tree Planted. It’s estimated that a mature tree nullifies around 20lbs of CO2 a year.

We’re doing our best to reuse, reduce and recycle. Wishing to inspire a circular economy we have partnered up, to create a customized recycling program. Collect three empty plastic packages to receive your Anbiome Recycling Envelope and follow the instructions on how to take part in our recycling mission. 

Your good deed shall be rewarded. For every three products recycled you receive one product gift!


Today’s trends in skincare require the use of synthetic active ingredients which interact with the skin. Our approach is to distinguish natural alternatives, which mimic the skins native repair mechanism and are more efficient and ecologically sound.

Translating solutions from nature into industrial settings is hardly an easy task, but it’s one we enjoy undertaking.

We have screened 500+ different wild probiotic strains from the nature, to find the most powerful ones.

Special fermentation process was developed to harvest powerful molecules (HA, LTA, SMase, LA and 40 peptides).

Result is the composition of native signal components and molecules that keep the skin balanced, healthy and protected.