Not all germs are bad. In fact, the good bacteria on your skin is critical to achieving healthy, strong skin. Many skincare ranges use synthetic fillers that completely strip your skin of bacteria, the problem being that they strip the good bacteria along with the bad. This leads to weakened skin that is more susceptible to environmental damage.
This delicate bacteria ecosystem is called your skin’s ‘microbiome.’ Just like your gut microbiome, your skin microbiome needs ‘good’ bacteria.
So how do you cleanse your skin of the bad bacteria, while preserving and feeding the good? Introducing: Au Natural Skinfood’s Biome-positive skincare.
So what does Biome-positive mean?
Biome-positive skincare is skincare that balances your skin’s microbiome. It keeps the bad bacteria in check, while feeding and protecting the good bacteria. How is this achieved? With the use of our hero ingredient, Active 16+ Manuka Honey.
Manuka Honey contains prebiotics which encourage the growth of good bacteria on our skin, while its anti-bacterial properties help to manage the bad bacteria. Manuka Honey is even used around the world in hospitals as a topical healing salve for abrasions and wounds, so you know it’s good stuff!
When your skin’s microbiome is strong and healthy, it forms a barrier between your skin and the outside world. Think about it like this: you’ve just woken up and gone about your usual morning skin routine. Your cleanser makes your skin feel squeaky clean afterwards, so that means it’s working, right? Wrong! Or, not working in the right way.
Your too-clean skin has now been stripped of it’s natural barrier, so when you go about your day, the weakened skin is more susceptible to damage from sunlight or the UV glow from your computer screen. When you look after your skin microbiome, it acts as a natural barrier to fight all sorts of environmental damage.
… or maybe it’s the 168 chemicals she’s putting on her face daily. That’s right, a 2015 study found that the average woman puts 168 chemicals on her face everyday. Yikes! These types of skincare may make a superficial difference, but that’s all it is – superficial. Your skin won’t be any better off in the long term. You might have even noticed before that you’ve tried skincare you initially love, but then seems to be less and less effective over time. This is because the ‘instant-fix’ chemicals have started taking a toll, and your skin is now actually being damaged.
But don't take our word for it.
Why not try for yourself? Our Discovery Kit allows you to try our Biome-positive skincare without the risk. The Discovery Kit contains our four essential products in mini-sizes, which will last you about 14 days depending on how much you like to use. The four essentials are:
"I love this skincare range. It really works, feels beautiful on my skin, is super simple to follow and use. Au has been in my daily routine for 9 months now and sticking to the routine pays off!! I get so many comments on my skin for my age."
- Imogene (Google Reviews)Christchurch, NZ
"I have had problem skin my entire life, when I wanted to switch to all-natural skincare i was skeptical. I have been using AU for about 3 months now. i have been using the on the spot kit and it has worked amazing for my skin."
- Amanda (Facebook Review)Connecticut, U.S.
"From ordering to delivery, Au Natural go above and beyond. You can switch out bundles, get a product earlier if need be and if you need a question answered, this is done promptly. The products themselves are top of the line!
This is a company that goes above and beyond!"