Microbiome-friendly: How to make prebiotic skin care

Dr Marie Drago, founder of Gallinée, discusses formulating products that care for the skin's micro flora

When it comes to creating skin care solutions that respect the skin's microbiome, most of the traditional formulating rules go out of the window, explains Dr Marie Drago, founder of Gallinée.

Here, Drago provides her dos and don'ts for prebiotic skin care products.


Formulating for the skin microbiome is a real journey. Everything we learn about formulation goes out of the window. Suddenly bacteria are something to preserve, not to kill. Eternal shelf life is not such a good thing after all. Fewer ingredients is good and foam is bad. Let’s look into this more closely.

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