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What is hyaluronic acid ?

A hyaluronic acid serum is a lightweight moisturiser that features hyaluronic acid as a key ingredient and is generally designed to be used in anti-ageing skin care routines. It feature a blend of natural ingredients specially formulated to deeply moisturise skin and help reduce the signs of ageing.

Moisturised skin appears more youthful, brighter and healthier than dull, dry skin. If there is only one step to your skincare routine, make sure that it’s applying a good moisturiser every day.

As we mentioned, hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring lubricant in your body. The reason using a this acid it, that it is good for your skin and work as a powerful moisturiser. Fun fact, hyaluronic acid holds up to 1000 times its weight in water. That means that not only will hyaluronic acid serum act like a lubricant delivering moisture to your skin, it also keeps it there. It stays near the surface of the skin, where the most damage and dryness occurs. This is extremely important in a great moisturiser.

Our skin ages as we do and over time, it starts to show subtle changes in elasticity and smoothness. Unfortunately, these small changes add up until we start to notice unwanted fine lines and wrinkles.

One of the ways to target the signs of ageing in skin is to add hyaluronic acid serum to your skincare routine.  Applying hyaluronic acid serum to our face on a daily basis can help restore what we might have lost as we age.

What hyaluronic acid serum does do is help protect your skin against the drying effects of harsh cleansers for acne prone skin. Using hyaluronic acid serum in conjunction with your acne facial cleanser is a great way to keep your skin moisturised while practising your regular acne treatment routine.

Research suggests hyaluronic acid serum may even help improves acne scarring, especially from laser treatment.

Hyaluronic acid serum is also known to be helpful against skin irritation like eczema. As you might imagine, the same hydrating properties that work as a moisturiser also work to fight the symptoms of eczema.

 

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