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Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid in Skincare

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YOU MIGHT NOTICE THAT LATELY YOU SEE THE WORDS HYALURONIC ACID BEING PROMOTED IN ALMOST EVERY LINE OF SKINCARE. 

It’s not surprising because hyaluronic acid does amazing things for skin and has almost no drawbacks. Not only that it is suitable for any skin type from dry to oily and everything in between. Hyaluronic acid attracts water from inside the skin and moves the moisture to the skin surface helping to decrease the look of fine lines and wrinkles. Hyaluronic acid also improves skins elasticity, tone, regeneration, and promotes healing.

Hyaluronic acid or HA has a wealth of benefits from alleviating dry parched skin, reducing the look of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as amazing healing properties. It’s like having your cake and eating it too! HA won’t make your skin dry or oily. When applied topically to your skin hyaluronic acid will rehydrate and plump your skin when this happens your fine lines and wrinkles look more smoothed out and less noticeable. Hyaluronic acid creates a barrier on your skin. Keeping your skin ultra-hydrated helps to protect your skin from harmful environmental stressors such as pollution.

You’ll notice many moisturizers, creams, lotions, and serums contain this magical ingredient. Not surprising since hyaluronic acid holds 1,000 times it’s weight in water, its total magic. This is great news since hyaluronic acid is such a heavy weight when it comes to eliminating wrinkles and plumping up your amazing face.

Naturally found in skin hyaluronic acid begins to taper off as you age. By the time you hit the big 40 levels of HA drop significantly and your body no longer produces it as effectively as it did when you were younger. You may notice that as you’ve aged your skin has begun to look thinner and more dehydrated.

The best way to describe hyaluronic acid is to call it a skin super hydrator. Hyaluronic Acid helps maximize the moisture you do have and bring it to the surface where it can help pull out the wrinkles and increase the moisture content of hour outermost layers of skin. You may hear or read that HA is an anti-aging treatment, however we really think of it more as a skin hydrating ingredient. It is often paired with other ingredients in moisturizers, creams, and serums.

That being said hyaluronic acid alone doesn’t really penetrate the skin at all, but it does sit on the surface and create amazing results. Hyaluronic acid is a powerful humectant drawing water to it and holding it right where you applied it. Hyaluronic acid pulls water from the air in fact and pulls it right into your skin. HA is a great choice after having a facial treatment such as a chemical peel, glycolic treatment, or microdermabrasion.

With its increased popularity products like facial moisturizers, creams, and serums with hyaluronic acid are a great addition to your skincare routine. Make sure to check the ingredients for hyaluronic acid or sodium hyaluronate in your product labels. Be sure to follow the directions on your skincare products and remember to wear a daily use sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher.

As with all skincare products it can take several days or weeks to see the full effects. Be sure to check the directions on your particular product and follow those instructions carefully and don’t forget to wear sunscreen SPF 30 or higher.

Then give it some time. Some people notice an immediate difference, and with some products it can take several days or weeks to see the full effects of the product. Don’t forget to come check us out at www.luxejoie.com