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The intestinal microbiota, when in balance, allows the digestive system to function properly. On the skin’s surface, there is also a cutaneous skin microbiota, the outermost skin layer after the stratum corneum. This microbiota plays a protective role by forming a physical barrier that defends against pathogens, allergens and other substances that can irritate the skin. Prebiotics are a source of nutrients for the skin microbiota.