Can you change your microbiome?

Can you change your microbiome?

An unhealthy skin microbiome results in unhealthy skin and increases the rate of ageing but you can shift your skin microbiome toward a diverse, balanced state.Learn more from Esse’s CEO and founder Trevor Steyn in the video...
What does my microbiome do for me?

What does my microbiome do for me?

We know gut microbes aid in digestion and deliver nutrients. They also produce vitamins, maintain blood pressure, and affect your mood. Because we rely on so many partnerships, we can be viewed as superorganisms with our microbiomes doing more to keep us healthy that...
Do I have the same microbes everywhere on my skin?

Do I have the same microbes everywhere on my skin?

There are different bacteria living in the different ecosystems of your body. The microbiome of an oily area like the face is very different to that of the dry forearm.Learn more from Esse’s CEO and founder Trevor Steyn in the video...
What will probiotics do for my skin?

What will probiotics do for my skin?

Probiotics are immensely beneficial, they out-compete pathogenic microbes, improve barrier function, produce moisturising factors, maintain skin pH and reduce sensitivity and inflammation – all these factors reduce the rate of skin ageing and result in an overall...
What is the hygiene hypothesis?

What is the hygiene hypothesis?

Are we all too clean for our own good? Being overly paranoid about cleanliness puts you at a disadvantage. Early exposure to ‘dirt’ is a good thing, so let children get dirty and interact with their environment.Learn more from Esse’s CEO and founder Trevor Steyn...
Is it good to have high microbial diversity on skin?

Is it good to have high microbial diversity on skin?

Our adoption of a western lifestyle has resulted in a vast reduction of microbial species on skin. Research suggests that diversity is a good thing as opposed to the dominance of a single species.Esse’s CEO and founder Trevor Steyn explains this in the video...