Saccharomyces lysate

Saccharomyces lysate is a probiotic yeast obtained by fermentation. Its by-products, known as postbiotics, can help normalize skin’s microbiome by curbing the proliferation of microorganisms that can trigger signs of impaired skin.

References for this information:

Iranian Journal of Microbiology, June 2019, pages 246-254
British Journal of Dermatology, May 2019, ePublication
Wound Repair and Regeneration, November 2017, pages 912-922

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