"A balanced skin microbiome is important for maintaining the health & beauty of our skin, which is why at Weleda we perform internal research on this topic. We’re happy to have found in MyMicrobiome a partner that helps us in our research and enables us as an external control body to confirm the benefit of our products in those regards."
Our unique quality seal sets global standards
Using the latest scientific findings in microbiome research, we test personal care products and cosmetic ingredients in qualified laboratories in Germany.
Made in Germany
Our certification process was developed by microbiologists in Germany, all of whom hold doctoral degrees in the field.
All animal-free tests are carried out in German laboratories.
Worldwide Gold Standard
Our tests are performed in vitro according to the gold standard and deliver clear, meaningful results under controlled, replicable conditions.
The certification guarantees that the cosmetic product leaves the skin microbiome untouched and respects the balance of the skin. You may use our seal for marketing in all advertising, e-commerce and packaging.
Our Corporate Culture
Our values integrity, joy of innovation, team spirit, humanity, enthusiasm form the basis of our global success. We strive for a better, Microbiome-friendly world.
The benefits of our "Microbiome-friendly" certification
A key issue for the future
The topic microbiome is increasingly gaining awareness.
Validation of claims
Passing the test comes with the assurance that your product respects the body's microbial diversity and balance. You can be proud of your achievement!
Quality seals are a very important factor for consumers in aiding the decision process which items to purchase.
For the health-conscious consumer our certification is imparting confidence in your product.
A seal of quality is a proven branding tool and is rounding up the profile of your product.
Our vision of a better, Microbiome-friendly world
"We are a committed and predominantly female team of scientists, creative minds and visionaries. Our enthusiasm for the future-oriented topic of the microbiome knows no bounds."
— Dr. Kristin Neumann, Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer
Our vision is a better, Microbiome-friendly world!
We support individuals and companies on their way towards a Microbiome-friendly world.
We want to become the most important microbiome platform in all microbiome related fields worldwide.
Our in-depth knowledge of microbiology combined with our own
high-end laboratory allows us to set the gold standards in the microbiome industry.
Our mission includes certification, R&D, education and information about Microbiome-friendly products and habits.
Integrity - The basis of our business
Humanity - The basis for good relationships
Joy of Innovation - The basis for success
Team Spirit - The basis for good interaction
Enthusiasm - The basis for enjoyment of work
A selection of our customers
Numerous brands from the cosmetics industry with more than 300 tested products trust our seal:
"The seal is a confirmation for our customers that our ingredients are of highest quality and support their own certification. This makes it a great competitive advantage on the market."
"My company, Codex Beauty Labs, has been working with MyMicrobiome for almost two years on developing high performance skincare collections that are also microbiome supporting. The certification process has helped us both to improve our formulations and better understand the requirements of developing Microbiome-friendly products."
"This certification is a decision-making tool for the customer in an otherwise widely unregulated and confusing maket. We are glad to be able to prove our high standards through earning the seal."
"MyMicrobiome has been a pioneer in developing and validating Microbiome-friendly testing and certification. It has been key for our business to partner with them early on and to become the first US certified Microbiome-friendly brand. The collaboration with the MyMicrobiome team was very fruitful. The seal perfectly reflects our values and ideas about cosmetics."
"Kristin and the MyMicrobiome team have been absolutely incredible to work with. We’re so excited about the important work they are doing to standardize microbiome-friendliness in personal care! This team of brilliant female scientists really knows their stuff and puts so much heart into their work. So happy we found you MyMicrobiome!"