Microbiome-friendly Certification
For a better, Microbiome-friendly world!

Our certification
Since 2019 we offer the worldwide leading and only
registered certification mark for Microbiome-friendly
cosmetics and care products.

Get your products tested
Our independent product certification guarantees
Microbiome-friendliness and anchors the profile
of your brand positively.

Microbiome-friendly Certification

For a better, Microbiome-friendly world

Since 2019 we offer the globally leading and only registered certification mark for Microbiome-friendly cosmetics and care products.

Our independent certification guarantees the Microbiome-friendliness of your products and anchors the profile of your brand positively.

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.


Scientific Guarantee

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!


Competitive advantage

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.


Marketing tool

A seal of quality is a proven branding tool and is rounding up the profile of your product.

Proven branding

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

Our vision is a better, Microbiome-friendly world!

Our Mission

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.


Our values

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 / awards

Numerous brands from the cosmetics industry with more than 300 tested products trust our seal:


"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."

Weleda  Dr. Johann Roehrl
Dr. Johann Röhrl
Senior Manager, WELEDA AG

"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."

Aline Hueber - DSM
Aline Hueber
Microbiome Project Director, DSM

"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."

Barbara Paldus Codex Beauty
Dr. Barbara Paldus
CEO & Founder, Codex Beauty

"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."

Guylaine LeLoarer, Annemarie Börlind
Guylaine Le Loarer
Head of Research & Development, Annemarie Börlind

"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."

Dr Elsa Jungman
Dr. Elsa Jungman
CEO & Founder, Dr. Elsa Jungman

"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!"

Crude Denise Cartwright
Denise Cartwright
CEO & Founder, Crude








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