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Sun care: skin microbiota surprises once more

Gobiotics describes a pioneer study that follows the evolution of the skin microbiota during sun exposure

It is a challenge to find anyone who does not know the damaging effect of UV light on our skin. In fact, it is well known that UV light causes the most devastating damage to the largest of our organs. Yet when it comes to the behaviour of the skin microbiome during and after sun exposure, then, suddenly our knowledge stops and we rely on guesswork.

In recent years, the personal care industry has discovered that skin microbiota, sometimes known as skin flora, are undoubtedly health and beauty heroes. Yet are they just as heroic when it comes to protecting the skin against UV radiation?

This article describes a pioneer study that follows the evolution of the skin microbiota during sun exposure.

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