Cleaning the skin: easier said than done

The well-established habit of using surfactant-based products to clean the skin has an undeniable destructive effect on our skin barrier. A novel natural solution is to use a particular rice starch that only removes what is on the skin and does not remove the precious skin lipids deeper in the stratum corneum, as Gobiotics explains

Hygiene is an important and efficient way to keep the skin healthy and beautiful. Dirt and pathogens that can disturb the proper functioning of the skin are removed on a regular basis.

Hygiene is not only crucial to keep the skin healthy, but also the whole body. Cleaning the skin with shower gels, handwashes and soap bars is a worldwide well-established routine. All these skin cleaning products are based on surfactants.

On the other hand, we try to keep our skin healthy and attractive by supporting its skin barrier. Indeed, an impaired skin barrier leads to redness, dryness, scaling skin and even premature ageing.

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