FORTIFY YOUR SKIN
These products contain nutrients to keep the microbiome on your face in a state of balance.
L’Occitane Immortelle Reset Triphase Essence, $95 Prebiotic fractions from beetroot, along with castor and rapeseed oils, soothe and hydrate skin, while the iconic immortelle essence oil protects against free radicals. Skin is said to be more resilient after seven days.
Su:m37 Water-Full Bluemune Essence, $162 Packed full of probiotics – one billion marinederived lactobacilli and 250 million Ewha yeast enzymes – the hydrating essence activates skin’s ability to defend itself for a smoother, firmer and glowing complexion.
Caudalie VinosourceHydra Grape Water Gel Moisturizer, $55
Prebiotics-powered organic grape water, which contains complex sugars, feed good bacteria, strengthening the microbiome so skin is better able to defend itself. At Sephora and Sephora.sg
Aurelia Probiotic Skincare +Net Sustain Cell Revitalize Night Moisturizer, US$84.53 (S$112.61)
The nourishing night cream contains sustainably sourced Bioorganic ingredients – aloe vera as well as avocado, apricot and mongongo oils – along with probiotics to help with skin repair while you sleep. At www.net-aporter.com
Est.Lab Activcalm Skin Quenching Serum, $160
Gives skin a big dose of hydration with its electrolyte cocktail of natural moisturising factors (NMF), amino acids, minerals, PCA, urea and sugars, that help improve skin elasticity and resilience. At Estetica Beauty studios and www.estlab.shop
Innisfree New Green Tea Seed Serum, $37 The updated formula contains pre-, proand post-biotics from a fermented dissolution of fresh green tea leaves from Jeju, South Korea. It’s also suitable for acne and trouble-prone skin.
Bio-Essence Bio-Water Biome Balancing Repair Serum, $45.90
The blend of pre- and probiotics in this powerful serum restores microbiome balance, helps fade post-acne scars, and prevents future breakouts for a clearer complexion. At Guardian and Watsons