- CAS number: 9004-61-9 – Hyaluronic acid
- Origin(s): Vegetable, Animal, Synthetic
- INCI name: HYALURONIC ACID
- Hyaluronic acid is a compound that is naturally occurring in the body
- Being a humectant is it able to draw in water from surrounding area and locks hydration into the skin
- Hyaluronic acid keeps the natural protective barrier of the skin fully functioning and able to combat free radical damage
- Can be teamed with all other active skin ingredients without causing any irritation
WHO CAN USE HYALURONIC ACID?
Hyaluronic acid is a natural compound that occurs in the body, this means every skin type will benefit from it being added into their daily skincare routine.
WHAT IS HYALURONIC ACID?
Hyaluronic acid is produced in the body that can begin to decrease as we age meaning topical application can benefit the overall appearance of the skin. With its humectant properties, this clever acid is able to reduce the loss of moisture in the skin and can pull in extra from the surrounding areas and products applied to your face. With its ability of 1 gram of hyaluronic acid to hold the equivalent of 6 litre of water HA can replenish the skin’s natural barrier ensuring there are the correct levels of water resulting in the skin being able to combat any damage caused by free radicals, such as pollution, sun exposure, central heating and other environmental aggressors. This, therefore, leaves your skin looking hydrated, youthful and glowing with an all over radiant and healthy complexion.
SIDE EFFECTS OF HYALURONIC ACID
There are little known side effects when using HA, as long as you perform a patch test that is indicates your skin is happy to use the ingredient. You will also find that hyaluronic acid not only delivers impressive results when used on its own but will have notable impact on the performance of other skin ingredient you team with it, making this acid a multi-functioning all-rounder.
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