Prebiotic Skin Care
Many of us know that friendly bacteria are important to the digestive process. What you may not realize is just how important they are, and that they do much more than just help us digest.
There are approximately 9 times more bacteria in your body than human cells. Uh huh. You're more bacteria than you are "body" in that sense. And the digestive bacteria are like an entire extra organ. Possibly multiple extra organs. Without them, you're a goner.
The balance of bacteria is also crucial. When certain bacteria get out of control, you know we get sick, and that's why we have antibiotics. The problem with antibiotics is that they kill ALL bacteria, including the ones you need. So after antibiotics, it's important to replenish with probiotics and/or prebiotics.
The power of prebiotics is that they don't just introduce a few select strains of new bacteria as probiotics do. They're a food source for all of your friendly bacteria. As the good guys go on an eating rampage, they multiply and overwhelm the unfriendly bacteria to keep them in check. While I can't make claims about disease (and don't really care for disease diagnosis), you can see why this would theoretically prevent a lot of bacterial problems.
Like the digestive system, the skin requires the right balance of bacteria. Now remember, the skin doesn't just make you look good, but it's also your largest organ, regulating temperature, helping to eliminate toxins from the body, and shielding you from outside bacteria and viruses. The skin itself has more than 1000 types of bacteria living on it, so now you can imagine how important it is to keep them well. And this is where prebiotic skin care comes in.
I have been fortunate enough to get to know the first totally natural prebiotic skin product I'm aware of. There are a couple other products out there that cost less, but prebiotics are not their focus and they are not of the same overall quality. This line, called Pre, is therapeutic for the skin. It works like crazy, and I wish every doctor knew about it because it is that powerful.
I've seen Pre eliminate warts and skin tags, skin and nail fungus, tinea versicolor (skin fungus) and more. I've been told that it works well on eczema too.
Personally, I use the Skin Conditioner as hand soap and I rub it on my skin and leave it if I'm having a skin problem. I wouldn't do that with the face, because it's more sensitive -- for that, you'll want the Skin Elixir spray. (You can wash your face with the Conditioner, but don't leave it on.)
Finally, there's also an acne product that I haven't tried, and an anti-aging serum that I haven't used much. So I can't tell you from personal experience how well they work.
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