Many people know that healthy bacteria in the stomach are essential to good health, but did you know that the skin is also teeming with healthy bacteria that help protect us as part of our immune system? Harsh cleansers and environmental toxins remove these bacteria, so it is crucial to use gentle cleansers that will encourage rather than eliminate these helpful bacteria. It is important to not only take in healthy bacteria (probiotics) but also to provide food for these bacteria (prebiotics) so they can thrive and help you do the same.

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