The Estée Lauder Companies & NIZO discover new targets for probiotic extracts with microbiome study correlating skin aging with microbial composition

Ede, The Netherlands

November 4, 2019 – Scientist from NIZO, in close collaboration with The Estée Lauder Companies, showed that that there is a microbial correlation between young and mature skin, along with the findings that lactobacillus plays an important role in maintaining a healthy skin.

The Estée Lauder Companies is a major industrial leader in the research and development of probiotic extracts and other ferments. Since 2002, the company has been using a proprietary in-house fermentation process to develop a Lactobacillus extract which has been clinically shown to improve skin soothing, barrier and acne.

“The Estée Lauder Companies has been working with a probiotic culture of L. plantarum and has identified several positive benefits in topical application of Lactobacillus extract,” said Steve Schnittger, Vice President of Global Micro Biology & Fermentation Research & Development, The Estée Lauder Companies. “I am excited about the clinical study with NIZO and utilizing their expertise in microbiome along with their capability in data analysis, which successfully showed the significance and benefits of Lactobacillus to skin.”

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