With V-Day rapidly closing in, now is the perfect time to show some love…to your skin! And there are ways in which you can treat your skin that will bring lasting benefits.
Are you aware of the essential ingredient that—regardless of skin type, complexion or conditions—every single person needs in their skin-care routine?
Although Hyaluronic Acid may sound scary, it holds the secret to smooth, flawless, and hydrated skin.
Research shows that Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is one of the best skin care ingredients you can use. In fact, your body is naturally producing this moisture magnet substance that makes your skin feel and appear hydrated, healthy, and plump. However, due to various aging and environmental aggressors that come in contact with your face on a daily basis, your skin loses its ability to retain moisture and the normal levels tend to drop and that’s when irritation, dullness, fine lines, and uneven tone and texture start affecting your beautiful skin. Hyaluronic Acid comes to the rescue with its unique ability to hold more than 1000 times its weight in water, encouraging healthier and younger looking skin.
Let’s go through everything you need to know about this hero skincare ingredient and exactly why it should be part of your regular beautifying routine.
What Exactly Does HA Do For Your Skin?
There have been numerous studies conducted which demonstrated dramatic improvements in women’s skin after using hyaluronic acid for just 8 weeks. The study also showed that this substance benefits literally all skin types. Imagine that!
- It has the ability to deliver lasting moisture to the skin.
- It acts as a humectant—meaning it grabs moisture and holds it so your skin can absorb it.
- It diminishes wrinkles, plumping up the skin to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles.
- It helps your skin to appear firmer, less saggy, and more toned.
- It restores skin’s moisture and gives it some oomph and youthful rejuvenation.
- It strengthens your skin’s protective barrier and gives you a stronger, healthier look.
- It provides skin-soothing moisture and anti-inflammatory properties that help support your skin’s healing and repairing ability.
- It generates an antioxidant defense to fight UV damage.
- It stimulates the production of elastin and collagen, maintaining skin elasticity and strength.
Does Your Skin Need Hyaluronic Acid?
If your skin is dehydrated
HA has the ability to replenish a LOT of moisture. It can enhance your skin’s moisture content like no other ingredient, revitalizing the outer surface layers, making them look and feel softer, smoother, and radiantly hydrated. It also almost instantly improves your fine lines and wrinkles.
What’s even more impressive is that it provides all of these wonderful benefits without ever tipping the scales and providing too much moisture—which, surprisingly, can be harmful to your skin because it can cause key substances in your skin’s surface to break down.
If you’re worried about aging
When it comes to effects of aging, the moisture-binding characteristics of HA are exceptionally important.
Visible loss of firmness, pliability and elasticity, wrinkles, and a diminished appearance of plumpness and suppleness can be dramatically improved with the antioxidant and skin-replenishing properties of HA. If you want to maintain your youthful glow (and we know you do!), incorporating HA into your skincare routine is definitely a good idea.
So, when looking for your next skin or beauty product, make sure you go for one that contains Hyaluronic Acid so you can reap the numerous benefits it comes with.
PRO TIP: To get the most bang for your buck, make sure you choose products with formulas that contain at least 1% Hyaluronic Acid. A great example is our Anti-Aging Rose Water Facial Serum with Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin C. Give it a try today—it’s sure to make your skin love you this Valentines Day and not only.