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Microbiota - the fourth layer for holistic beauty

The intimate relationship between the human body with its microbiome is more than a symbiotic system. It creates a supraorganism called holobiont. Each damage in the skin generates an imbalance in its microbiome and vice versa. French cosmetic active ingredient developer Sederma explains how an adaptative intervention on the skin microbiota can be achieved through cosmetics

There is a growing interest to understand interactions between our body and microorganisms living inside us and on our skin. Recent discoveries of the effects of digestive microbiota disruptions, called dysbiosis, are thought to be the cause of inflammatory digestive diseases.  

There are also evidences of implication in Parkinson’s disease and regressive autism.1,2 As skin is our biggest organ and features one million micro-organisms per square centimetre, let us examine what this means for cosmetics.

Micro-organisms, microbiota, microbiome and holobiont

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Shanghai World Expo Exhibition And Convention Center(SWEECC)
20th-22nd March 2024

in-cosmetics Global

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
16th – 18th April 2024

NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2024

Javits Center, New York
1st - 2nd May 2024

9th Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference

Royal College of Physicians, London
25th - 26th June 2024

in-cosmetics Korea 2024

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
24th - 26th July 2024

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São Paulo, Brazil
25th - 26th September 2024

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