Though they don’t get as much attention as their digestive counterparts, dermal probiotics are just as important. These beneficial bacteria are key to building the barrier between your skin and the outside world. Probiotics are a top tool when it comes to keeping your skin cells healthy. Here are a few of our favorites.
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Clinique Solutions Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 with Probiotic Technology
This oil-free foundation includes calming ingredients to reduce irritation, as well as beneficial probiotic technology to protect skin from environmental aggressors. $27, clinique.com
Too Faced Hangover Replenishing Face Primer
This replenishing face primer smooths and brightens skin to create a dewy complexion. Ingredients like coconut water hydrate skin, while a probiotic element protects and nourishes it. $32, toofaced.com
NUDE Skincare Purity Balancing Moisturizer
This light-as-air hydrator refines and balances oily-to-combination skin, while packing a probiotic punch with the brand’s n-probiotic active cell nutrients. $52, nudeskincare.com
Éminence Organics Clear Skim Probiotic Masque
Combine a small amount of this product with water to create a soothing mask. Cucumber tones and soothes skin, refining yogurt exfoliates and probiotics further protect it. $54, dermstore.com
Aurelia Probiotic Skincare Cell Repair Night Oil
Massage this fast-absorbing oil onto your face to rebalance your complexion overnight. The mix of fatty acid–rich kalahari oil, nourishing mongongo oil, free radical–fighting hibiscus and firming Kigelia Africana works in combination with the skin’s natural reparative process to fight aging and boost radiance. $82, netaporter.com