Introducing Gallinee: Your New Favourite Skincare Brand
The Gallinee brand use probiotics within product formulas because of their proven benefits towards sensitive skin, ageing and inflammatory issues. We are used to hearing about probiotic diets and how these can benefit our health; but founder of Gallinee, Marie Drago decided to take this further by introducing probiotics into a skincare range. Drago looked into the use of probiotics for the skin, however when she couldn’t find enough information, she went on to work with a French university to do the testing herself.
Wondering where to start? Here is a guide to the Gallinee range..
Vinegar for your face might sound odd at first, but this vinegar contains Acibiome, a novel prebiotic that works to calm stressed skin and prevent it from further irritations alongside postbiotics that allow the skin’s beneficial bacteria to flourish. Apple cider vinegar has been used as a ‘skincare hack’ for years, however this is a vinegar designed specifically for your skin.
The Face Vinegar purifies with acetic acid to gently dislodge dirt and unhealthy bacteria. Another important ingredient is tannins, which has been found to regulate sebum. It protects the skin with antioxidants which help stop free radicals from attacking and degrading skin cells. The vinegar even includes a recognised AHA (alpha hydroxacid), the gentle exfoliating action stimulates cell renewal for a smoother, refined finish.
The Gallinee cleansing bar is made from gentle cleansing actives in a solid form called Syndet. This soap free method of cleansing is ideal for traveling, especially as it can go in your hand luggage and not count as one of your liquids!
Containing 75% natural origin ingredients, this cleansing bar is a mix of ultra-gentle fibres and sugars which feed your skin’s good bacteria and help support the skin’s barrier. Lactic acid is used to help skin stay at its optimal pH level to hydrate and soften the skins texture.
Completely free of soap, colourants, parabens, mineral oils, silicones, microbeads; this product is ideal for both the face and body. Just massage into damp skin and rinse.
For hydrated, smooth hands this winter, try the Gallinee Hand Cream. This product is a lightweight, fast-absorbing formula which intensely nourishes dry hands. With a formula which contains shea butter and brightening daisy extract, this cream is full of boosting, moisturising ingredients.
Deactivated bacteria from the Lactobacillus family is used to support the microbiome and the skin’s protective barrier. Like all Gallinee products, this hand cream is made to match the optimal pH of the skin and the microbiome.
The Gallinee face mask and scrub is a product with multi-uses. An innovative biotic complex contains lactic acid to help smooth the skin and prebiotics to nourish the skin’s protective ecosystem. The mattifying and purifying kaoline white clay, antioxidant vitamin E and revitalising sea minerals create a high-performance formula. Use twice a week as a mask or a scrub to gently exfoliate the skin, leaving it clearer and brighter.
If you are on the lookout for a new serum to take your skincare routine to the next level, the Gallinee Youthful Serum will leave your skin feeling nourished and radiant with a youthful glow.
This Gallinee serum helps to stimulate cell renewal, thanks to a cocktail of bacteria. The Fern prebiotics help to provide an immediate lifting effect and the lactic acid improves the skin’s radiance. The serum includes a mix of ultra-gentle fibres and sugars that feed your skin’s good bacteria and help support the skin’s barrier, with an antibacterial action against bad bacteria.
What actually are probiotics?
Probiotics are good bacteria which can be inserted into formulas to take care of your skin. When applied, they influence the balance of the skin microflora. This helps to level out the skin’s pH levels. The acid pH prevents growth of harmful bacteria.
What are prebiotics?
Prebiotics are generally plant-derived ingredients such as fibres or nuts. Good bacterias can eat prebiotics to grow and multiply.