What is bacillus ferment?
Bacillus ferment is a type of probiotic ingredient commonly found in skincare and cosmetic products. Probiotics are live microorganisms that offer potential benefits when applied topically to the skin. Bacillus ferment specifically refers to a strain of bacteria called Bacillus subtilis that has undergone fermentation.
Benefits of bacillus ferment
- Balancing the skin's microbiome: The skin has a diverse ecosystem of microorganisms that play a crucial role in maintaining its health. Bacillus ferment can help promote a balanced microbiome by supporting the growth of beneficial bacteria and inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria.
- Enhancing the skin barrier function: A healthy skin barrier is important for maintaining hydration and protecting the skin from external aggressors. Bacillus ferment may help strengthen the skin barrier, improving its resilience and reducing moisture loss.
- Anti-inflammatory properties: Bacillus ferment has been reported to possess anti-inflammatory properties, which can help soothe and calm irritated or sensitive skin.
- Antimicrobial activity: Bacillus ferment may have antimicrobial properties that help inhibit the growth of certain pathogenic bacteria on the skin's surface, contributing to a healthier skin environment.
It's important to note that the specific effects of bacillus ferment can vary depending on the product formulation, concentration, and individual skin type. If you're considering a skincare product containing bacillus ferment, it's advisable to read the product label and consult with a dermatologist if you have any specific concerns or questions.
Is bacillus ferment suitable for my skin?
Bacillus ferment, as a probiotic ingredient, can be suitable for many skin types. However, individual reactions to skincare ingredients can vary, and what works for one person may not work for another. If you have particularly sensitive skin or a history of allergic reactions to skincare products, it is advisable to perform a patch test before.
Can bacillus ferment be used with other products?
Yes, bacillus ferment can generally be used alongside other skincare products. It is compatible with various ingredients commonly found in skincare formulations.
How often should I use bacillus ferment?
The frequency of bacillus ferment usage can vary depending on the specific product, its concentration, and the instructions provided on the product packaging. As a general guideline, it is typically recommended to use skincare products containing bacillus ferment once or twice a day.
Products with bacillus ferment:
Ocuwake Eye Cream EYE1 contains our key blend of actives (vitamin C, ferulic acid, liquorice and chamomile) and incorporates the latest eye-beautifying technology to reduce dark circles and eye bags. Hexylresorcinol lightens skin and makes the eye area appear brighter. Meiview™ strengthens and firms the eye contour and protects skin’s elasticity.