WHAT’S WHAT: PREBIOTICS, PROBIOTICS AND POST-BIOTICS
Ingestible ingredients that serve as food for bacteria, and are said to stimulate the growth of beneficial skin microbes.
Living microorganisms, that, when administered in adequate amounts, can have a positive effect on the skin microbiome.
The non-living by-products of good bacteria, such as enzymes and peptides, that can interact with the skin’s existing microbes.
In short, prebiotics feed the microorganisms (bacteria), probiotics are the microorganisms, and postbiotics are the non-living by-products of the good bacteria that interact with skin’s existing bacteria.