The beauty industry is all abuzz about Hyaluronic acid. You’re probably wondering what it is, how safe it is, and above all, whether you need it. Pull up a chair and let’s delve into the world of this anti-ageing skin booster.
What is Hyaluronic Acid?
‘Acid’ is a scary word. With so many peels going awry resulting in severe pigmentation, you’ll be forgiven for fearing it. Rest assured, it doesn’t burn. In fact, the opposite applies. It comes jampacked with a plethora of skin-boosting benefits; the most vital being moisture.
HA (Hyaluronic acid or Hyularon) is a carbohydrate molecule which occurs naturally in the body to provides lubrication to the connective tissue of our skin and joints. Its power move is that it operates like a magnetic, attracting and holding water molecules in our cells creating a plump, smooth appearance.
One gram of Hyaluronic Acid has the ability to maintain a level of 6 litres of water in the body. Add to that its ability to monitor water levels so our cells so they don’t drown, and you’re looking at one super smart cookie.
Why do we need Hyaluronic Acid?
As we age, our bodies lose the ability to function at an optimal level. Combined with a poor diet, insufficient liquid intake, UV damage and those pesky free radicals born of pollution, UV rays and pollution attack us daily and deplete HA supply to such an extent, that dullness, dehydration, fine lines, sensitivity and uneven tone surface. A dose of HA to boost moisture levels is seriously called for.
Why you should use Hyaluronic Acid?
If you’re not yet reaping the benefits of Hyaluronic Acid in your skincare regime, here’s’ why you should.
Beautifully hydrated skin feels plump and smooth with lines and wrinkles appearing diminished. HA is the perfect skincare ingredient for anyone who wants to sip daily form the fountain of youth. However, it is suitable for anyone with any skin type; even acne-prone or oily complexions.
Finally, Hyaluronic acid is rich in antioxidants; acting as a strong defence against free radicals like pollution, stress, UV damage and other baddies.
In a nutshell, HA is your bodies own IG filter. What more could you ask for?
Speak to our trained skin care therapists about the correction HA-rich product for you and enjoy a more youthful looking skin.