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Here’s Why You Should Be Using Probiotics & Prebiotics On Your Skin Too

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* Research has found that probiotics are effective against dry skin and eczema
* Eczema and dry skin affect over 30 million Americans in the USA
* These creams have been clinically shown to fight symptoms and prevent breakouts

With over 30 million Americans affected by eczema, there’s a good chance that you suffer from the condition or you know someone who does. Eczema is a skin condition that does not discriminate, and it’s one that affects both adults and children alike, often leaving sufferers to deal with additional psychological and lifestyle effects that occur alongside the physiological effects.

Whether it’s anxiety and severe self-consciousness brought on through not wanting anyone to see the affected skin or heavily disturbed sleep patterns due to unrelenting dry and itchy skin, eczema causes more than just skin irritation.

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One of the major elements is the “itch-scratch cycle.” Anyone who has ever had itchy mosquito bites or skin rashes knows that itching can exacerbate the problem. Before you realize it, your skin in a far worse state than it was when the skin condition started to show its symptoms. It’s for this very reason that the new research completed by the pioneers at La Roche-Posay may have such a large impact on the lives of dry skin and eczema sufferers. Work completed in 2017 found that a balance of bacteria is important for maintaining healthy skin.

This work has lead to the release of specially formulated moisturizers containing a high concentration of Prebiotic Thermal Spring Water. This may aid in creating the environment that is needed for healthy skin. And the best news is that recent findings have confirmed the effectiveness of this approach on treating eczema in addition to dry skin. Using probiotics and prebiotics can prevent future flare ups, too.

If you are one of the many eczema sufferers in the United States, and you’ve yet to find an effective way to manage the skin condition without pricey prescriptions, it’s well worth checking out this new approach to an old problem.

1. La Roche-Posay Lipikar Soothing Relief Eczema Cream

Designed to target irritated and itchy skin caused by eczema, this Lipikar cream works to help replenish the skin’s essential lipids while making sure skin remains hydrated for long periods. The included Prebiotic Thermal Water has been clinically shown to relieve the effects of eczema as well as provide a non-greasy formula because of its water base. In addition, the cream itself is free from any steroids, parabens and fragrance, allowing for discreet use anywhere, anytime.

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2. La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer

The La Roche-Posay Double Repair Face Moisturizer is a fast-acting formula that provides immediate relief to dry and eczema affected skin. It also helps to boost your skin’s essential lipids and restores the natural moisture that can be lost during typical dry skin and eczema reactions. The oil and fragrance-free formula provides hydration and relief for up to 48 hours, which means you should keep this cream by your side in case of any unexpected breakouts.

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3. La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm AP+

Suitable for everyone from babies to adults, this effective cream is made for all skin conditions associated with dry to extra dry skin. The clinically proven balm works to relieve dryness by restoring the skin’s essential lipids and can be used all year round. In addition, it’s effective for up to 48 hours and comes in a simple, press-down top for easy distribution and application.

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4. BIOMILK Probiotic Skincare Detox Scrub

The probiotic complex found in this scrub helps to clean and detoxify your skin from impurities and toxins. Probiotics are good bacteria, found especially in yogurts, that are scientifically proven to support overall wellness both for gut health and skin health.

This BIOMILK scrub combats air pollution, allergens and build-up in one simple step to visibly improve skin tone, texture and clarity. Gentle biodegradable microbeads detox your skin while preserving its balance for brighter smoother-looking skin. Other ingredients in this scrub, like willow bark, help to soothe, while rose hip oil helps support cellular regeneration.

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