Balancing Phage Serum
Balancing Phage Serum
Balancing Phage Serum
Balancing Phage Serum
Balancing Phage Serum
Balancing Phage Serum

Balancing Phage Serum

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Balancing Phage Serum is the first phage serum that balances the skin microbiome by eradicating the bacteria associated with blemishes and breakouts, and enabling good bacteria to flourish. It also helps alleviate the redness and inflammation associated with these problem bacteria and makes skin healthier and more resilient. This product’s active ingredient is a blend of natural wild bacteriophages, normally found on healthy skin.

Extremely targeted and clinically proven to be effective, Balancing Phage Serum has been shown to significantly reduce the specific bacteria known to cause blemishes, breakouts, redness, and inflammation, and to increase healthy bacteria on the skin.

One bottle lasts 4-8 weeks based on 1-2x/day usage.

1 FL OZ / 30 ML 


Product Benefits

Active Ingredient: a blend of natural C. acnes phages

This targeted, clean, and 100% vegan product was designed to effectively:

  • Eradicate problem bacteria
  • Enable good bacteria to flourish
  • Reduce inflammation and redness
  • Combat blemishes and hormonal breakouts
  • Balance your skin microbiome
  • Calm sensitive skin 


Cruelty Free, Paraben Free, Sulfate Free, Phthalate Free, Toxin Free, Vegan, Made Sustainably, Recyclable 



Water, glycerin, C. acnes phage blend, magnesium chloride, sodium chloride, acacia senegal gum, xanthan gum, propanediol, pentylene glycol, sodium levulinate, sodium anisate, phenethyl alcohol.


How to Use

Recommended step-by-step skincare routine (morning and/or night):

  1. Wash face with a gentle cleanser
  2. Apply 2-3 pumps of Balancing Phage Serum to clean, dry skin, covering the entire face
  3. Apply any additional skincare and cosmetics products, as you normally would

If toner is desired after cleansing and before using Balancing Phage Serum, use only non-alcohol-based toner. Let dry and then apply Balancing Phage Serum.

Important Note:
Do not use in combination with products containing benzoyl peroxide or where alcohol is the main ingredient. (Unsure if your product is compatible? Please see our online FAQs or email us at Store in a cool, dry place. Avoid eyes.

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What Our Customers are Saying about Our Balancing Phage Serum

"Awesome product"

"I enjoy how this product feels on my face - it is light and refreshing. After just one night of using the serum, my face cleared up from larger pimples and overtime, I noticed less blackheads."


"Highly recommended. This is better than my prescriptions!"

"I used a lot of other products and even prescriptions to try and improve my breakouts, but nothing has worked as well as the Wild Resilience* serum. Many people have noticed how improved my skin looks!"


"Highly recommended. This is better than my prescriptions!"

"I've struggled to control my acne for years and tried everything over the counter and prescriptions to tame it, but everything just dried out my skin, causing more breakouts later. The Wild Resilience* serum is my answer. It clears major breakouts quickly and keeps them away. Seeing photos of myself from before, it shocks me just how much better my skin looks now. The B/A pictures attached are only after two weeks!"


Customer Reviews

Based on 48 reviews
My skin needed this.

I've been using the Balancing serum for the last three weeks. I am 41 with adult acne and my skin is sensitive. This has completely reduced inflammation and reduced breakouts. I highly recommend!!

Can’t go without it!

Firstly let me start by saying I LOVE the ladies at Ellis - the products they are creating are truly revolutionary (with solid science to back them) and a customer support that is the best I’ve had of ANY skin care line. I’ve been using the balancing phage since November and I absolutely love it. I recently went off birth control - the last time I did that it caused really bad hormonal acne - this time I started using the phase serum and I’ve had no issues with hormonal deep cystic acne like I use to. I basically haven’t had any mayor breakouts since I started using it! Which is still shocking to me. It’s such a beautiful primer for your skin - It feels like all my other products - retinoids, vitamin C, etc now apply so much smoother and effectively - it turns your skin into a perfect canvas for the rest of your skin care routine. Big fan!!! Won’t go without it.

New staple

This is my new favorite product! I wish I had heard and learned about this sooner. I would trade any of my skincare products for this. The customer service is really good as well.

Definitely helps clear skin!

I like this product and definitely would say it helps clear skin / renewing in my case. (I did have a facial maybe 3 weeks ago so I'm sure that also added to improving my skin a bit) Although I did notice less pigment spots before the facial. My pictures below are not filtered at all and you can definitely see a difference. My only complaint is it was a bit too watery for my liking and definitely needed moisturizer afterwards as it did make my face feel a little on the dry side afterwards.

I feel a difference!

It’s been a few weeks getting close to the end of the bottle.... I do feel a difference not sure about huge changes overall maybe I’ll need to use for a time but skin is smoother, hormonal acne is still happening but less duration I will continue using and see if there are further improvements and update 👍🏻 so far happy!


I've struggled with redness, rosacea, and acne for years. Everything I've tried seem to only make the redness and irritation worse. This is the first product I've used that is both calming to my skin and keeping it clear. Love it!

No breakouts in 4 months

I used to break out pretty often because I'm a surgeon, have a beard and in the operating room wearing masks. I've been using this product for 3+ months now and have not had a break out since. My wife noticed my skin is much clearer too! Pretty impressive.

Amazing product!

I’ve had significant acne rosacea for many years. I’ve tried so many products that I really didn’t have much hope for yet another one. Please try this. I still don’t really understand how it works but what I do know is that it’s truly amazing. It actually visibly calms my highly reactive sensitive troubled skin and has noticeably reduced my redness and acne. To be honest, I can hardly believe it because my skin looks and feels so much better. I can’t thank you enough, please keep making this!

The best my skin has looked in YEARS

I never write reviews, and I have tried everything under the sun (prescription, drugstore, luxury beauty brands, supplements, diet changes, the works) for my acne. I used to get acne about 3 weeks out of the month. I've been using Ellis Day Wild Resilience twice a day for about 6 weeks now and I now have about 3 clear weeks a month, with only about a week of breakouts, and even those are vastly reduced and heal fairly quickly without scarring. This stuff really works. It has cleared all regular acne, and works wonders on helping stress and hormonal acne heal quickly and nicely. My skin looks more even, more balanced, and feels stronger (does not get irritated as easily). I haven't worn makeup in weeks besides an occasional dot or two of concealer. And I used to wear full-face foundation every day. This serum is pricey, but for results like these it is WORTH IT. I can finally feel confidant in my skin again!

Finally a Solution for my Occasional Breakouts

I’ve been using the serum for almost 2 months now, and I’m truly so happy with the results. Since I was having issues with skin evenness and occasional breakouts, I began by applying morning and night. I noticed improvements in my skin tone in 2 weeks, and by week 4, I had largely avoided any breakouts that I almost always get with my cycle. I’ve been using it at night continuously since, and my skin feels and looks so healthy and balanced.

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