Microbiome (bacterial cells) make up 50% of the human body. These "microbiota" and "microflora" live inside and all over the body; the #1 place they inhabit is you GUT, mouth, respiratory system, genitals and nose. Further, the connection between guts, microbiome and Vagus Nerve is undeniable this triad is responsible for food absorption, mood regulation and affect how your brain works. For further information on this very interesting network and how it affects us, I have sited some great articles below. But more importantly, I ask everyone to look and listen to advertising that boasts the latest trending labels or hashtags objectively. Indeed, microbiome IS found on the Skin Barrier but its the Barrier Function that we should be concerned with if talking skincare that is.... Check out these sites and take a peek into the real world of MICROBIOME.
*Frontiers in Psychiatry:https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00044/full
*Vagal pathways for microbiome-brain-gut-axis communication:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24997031
*Unraveling the Mysterious Function of the Microbiome:https://www.technologyreview.com/s/600747/unraveling-the-mysterious-function-of-the-microbiome/