Reward for maintaining a healthy balance between good and bad bacteria in the body has reached the skin, beyond benefiting the digestive tract alone—thus, connecting the dots between probiotics and beauty. Several studies have suggested that topical probiotics or the “good bacteria” might be helpful in maintaining the health and appearance of the skin by playing a crucial role in preventing or treating certain skin conditions.


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Healthy skin

Following are a few skin conditions, wherein probiotics have been found to show most promising results (Kober and Bowe, 2015):


Preliminary study results have showed that topical probiotics may help reduce the number of active skin lesions like acne, thought to be by forming a defensive shield, thus preventing harmful bacteria from reaching the skin, aggravating the immune system and triggering inflammation.


It is an inflammatory skin condition that causes facial redness on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead, as well as small red bumps or pimples. Studies have suggested that probiotics are helpful in regulating rosacea flare-ups and symptoms when conjugated with medication.

Healthy Aging

There is emerging evidence suggesting that probiotics may play a role in supporting skin health, including aspects related to the appearance of aging skin. Probiotics are being studied for their potential to support skin hydration and overall skin health. While research is ongoing, these findings point towards a possible beneficial role of probiotics in contributing to skin wellness, which may include supporting skin’s natural processes