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Hygiene products do more than just keep you feeling and smelling fresh in Philippine heat. They also help boost immunity in the largest organ of the body – your skin. Aside from giving you a pretty canvas for makeup and other beauty trends, your skin also serves as a physical barrier between internal organs and the external environment. 

Skin immunity refers to its ability to defend itself against pathogens, toxins, and other harmful substances that can cause infections or damage. It also contributes to and wound healing, from removing damage to producing new cells and restoring .

Basic hygiene, which includes cleansing, moisturizing, and , helps your skin maintain these protective functions. Here's how the right hygiene products contribute to boosting skin immunity and overall health:

Removing Dirt and Bacteria

Soap and body wash contain surfactants that help break down and lift away dirt, oil, and bacteria from the skin's surface. By removing these impurities, hygiene products help prevent infections, irritations, or inflammation. The bottom line is clean skin maintains its natural balance and can carry out its immune functions better.

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Maintaining Skin Barrier Function

The outermost layer of the epidermis, known as the stratum corneum, acts as a protective barrier against external threats. Harsh environments like extreme heat and cold, excessive washing, and can disrupt this barrier, making the skin more susceptible to damage and infection. Gentle hygiene products with moisturizing ingredients help cleanse the skin without stripping away its natural oils or compromising its barrier function.

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Preventing Infections

Proper hygiene practices, including regular handwashing, help prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Hygiene products like hand wash effectively remove pathogens from the skin's surface, reducing the risk of transmission to yourself or others. This helps keep you and your skin clean and healthy by minimizing the risk of skin infections and other diseases.

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Promoting Overall Skin Health

In addition to cleansing, many hygiene products contain ingredients that nourish and moisturize the skin, such as glycerin and natural oils. These help support barrier function as well as support the skin's immune defenses.

Overall, hygiene products like soap, hand wash, and body wash play a vital role in boosting skin immunity. So, the next time you find yourself thinking twice about lathering up, think about what you and your skin may miss out on and stock up on products that you actually want to use. Get 50x stronger germ protection with NEW Lifebuoy with Multivitamins+ formula, available in supermarkets, drugstores, and online.