Years ago we read about Soil-Based Organisms and considered about intestinal microbes. We have studied so much about the microbiome and tried many approaches.
I remember when a member reported that VONs visiting new mums and babies found that mums using antibacterial soaps had babies with more incidence of ‘cradle cap.’
Now we have lots of people studying SKIN-Based Organisms as you will see in the attached link.
I found it very interesting the types of problems solved e.g. migraines. ???
In my personal circle there are people who have stopped scrubbing their skin so much and have better skin for it.
I wouldn’t go as far as some of the people in the article but we should consider what is necessary, what is healthy and what makes us comfortable. My warm bath water helps me relax whether I use much soap or not. 🙂