Bak Probiotic Skincare is developed and manufactured by Danish biotech company Lactobio. The products are based on our own research into new, probiotic bacteria strains as well as a PhD collaboration with Bispebjerg Hospital's dermatological department on skin problems related to Staphylococcus aureus.
In the process of developing Bak Probiotic Skincare, our team of microbiologists, biotechnologists and biochemists have isolated more than 1000 new lactic acid bacteria. Consequently, our patented strain Lactobacillus plantarum LB244R, has been selected for a superior ability to balance the microbiome and for its probiotic, health-promoting properties.
The probiotic lactic acid bacteria in Bak Probiotic Skincare reduce problems of severely dry skin, ensure better skin hydration and effectively soothe and normalise the skin by restoring the natural, bacterial balance of the skin microbiome, which also result in the restoration of the natural immune system.
About Lactobacillus plantarum LB244R
Lactobacillus plantarum is a Gram-positive lactic acid producing bacterium. From birth, Lactobacillus plantarum plays an important role in the development of the skin microbiome. The bacterium is commonly used in fermented foods and as a probiotic dietary supplement. It is listed as GRAS* and as "Qualified Presumption of Safety (QPS)" by the European Food Safety Authority and thus safe for oral intake.
The beneficial probiotic baterium Lactobacillus plantarum LB244R has been isolated by Lactobio ApS and selected from over 1000 newly isolated lactic acid bacteria for its ability to balance the pathogenic bacterium Staphylococcus aureus, which is known to cause dry and itchy skin. LB244R also helps to moisturise the skin and effectively soothe and normalize the skin by restoring the natural, bacterial balance of the skin microbiome, which also result in a restored and well-functioning immune system.
*GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) is a term used in US law for substances and products that, based on assessments, are considered safe.
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