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The power of the gut–skin axis

The skin, your body’s largest organ, is responsible for much of the hard work that goes into eliminating the toxins and wastes you accumulate. Every day, you come into contact with a myriad of chemicals and toxins, from cigarette smoke and urban pollution to cleaning and personal care products—even through the food and water you consume.

While juggling its elimination duties, your skin is also your body’s protective barrier and its first line of defence against harmful bacteria and pathogens. It has been shown that healthy microbial balance

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