Scientists have shown that multiple skin diseases, including acne, eczema, and seborrheic dermatitis, are associated with abnormal changes in the skin microbiome. Have you considered how the skin microbiome might play a role in skin health and understanding vitiligo?
The microbiome is an important community of microbes found in many areas of the body, such as the gut and the skin. When the gut or the skin microbiome shifts out of balance, this can set up the body for skin inflammation. While foods, botanicals, and supplements can help shift the microbiome, the esthetician’s role is to introduce topical ingredients to help bring skin back into balance.
Steroids work well to treat eczema, but many side effects can be concerning. Generally, steroids are safe to use but overuse can lead to side effects such as skin thinning. Read about five non-steroidal treatments for eczema to consider.