Your skin is the largest organ of your body.  It not only protects your body from pathogens, but a very diverse group of bacteria1 called your skin microbiome also live on it.  The health of your skin microbiome is just as important as your gut microbiome in keeping you healthy.  Starting at birth we are exposed to our first host of bacteria through the birth canal.  From then on, there are many factors that affect the health of our skin microbiome, including... read more