Hyaluronic Acid: The Hydrating Active Ingredient

A hydrating, anti-ageing wrinkle-buster and wonder molecule that's perfect for all skin types including sensitive skin. We can't sing its praises enough: hyaluronic acid is a skin-loving superhero!

We've all heard of hyaluronic acid being injected as a filler, but did you know that it's naturally present in our skin? It's a major component of the dermis and plumps our skin to keep it youthful and glowing for longer. It's thanks to hyaluronic acid that younger skins are so naturally fuller looking. 

How Is Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating? 

Hyaluronic acid acts like a sponge that retains water, hence its ability to hydrate our skin. This also means it works wonders on dry and sensitive skin. By hydrating our skin, we help our cells to function optimally and restore our hydrolipidic balance. Skin that lacks water can look dry and uneven and feel tight or itchy. Hyaluronic acid leaves it feeling comfortable and supple.  Sadly, with age our natural hyaluronic acid levels drop. Our skin becomes drier, duller and more fragile. This is where skincare products containing hyaluronic acid come into play, as we need to replenish our stocks for our skin to look gorgeously plump. An anti-ageing powerhouse, hyaluronic acid now holds pride of place in our bathrooms! 

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How Can You Reap The Benefits Of Hyaluronic Acid?

Injections for immediate effects
For a few years now, injections of hyaluronic acid have gradually become more accessible: these days it's not just the celebrities on the red carpet who can get their hands on them, even men have succumbed to using this almost painless treatment! There's no doubt that these sub-epidermal injections have an incredible effect on frown lines, those on your forehead, crow's feet and the smile lines around your mouth and near your nose. Provided you can withstand the invasive procedure, wrinkles are filled, skin is smoother and facial contours appear firmer for 6 to 9 months.  

Creams for more targeted effects
If you're not sure a big fan of needles, it might be better to opt for a topical solution: thanks to its incredible hydrating properties, you can also access hyaluronic acid in beauty products and anti-wrinkle creams, and serums. These products are designed to be used daily, morning and night, for skin to appear firmer and wrinkles reduced. Look out for micro and macro molecules of Hyaluronic Acid: macro supplies surface hydration for moisturising benefits while micro will be working at a deeper level, for anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle benefits.

Nutritional supplements for ongoing effects
A new generation of products based on hyaluronic acid has recently been developed in the form of nutritional supplements. According to scientists, they are made using hyaluronic acid derived from plants that is then blended with different ingredients, such as freeze-dried plant collagen, vitamin C and fatty acids. These oral supplements need to be taken for about 3 months to see the benefits. A great alternative, but don't forget that, like any nutritional supplement, these will only be beneficial if we also put in a little effort: take them

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