Skin Microbiota and Cosmetics Influence
|Titre||Skin Microbiota and Cosmetics Influence|
|Type de publication||Article|
|Année de publication||2020|
|Titre de la revue||E scholarly community encyclopedia|
|Auteur(s)||Latire, T., Fournière M. et Bedoux G.|
ermatological and cosmetics fields have recently started to focus on the human skin microbiome and microbiota, since the skin microbiota is involved in the health and dysbiosis of the skin ecosystem. Amongst the skin microorganisms, Staphylococcus epidermidis and Cutibacterium acnes, both commensal bacteria, appear as skin microbiota sentinels. These sentinels have a key role in the skin ecosystem since they protect and prevent microbiota disequilibrium by fighting pathogens and participate in skin homeostasis through the production of beneficial bacterial metabolites. These bacteria adapt to changing skin microenvironments and can shift to being opportunistic pathogens, forming biofilms, and thus are involved in common skin dysbiosis, such as acne or atopic dermatitis.