As beauty curator, my clients needed to find natural products that would make their skin look younger and smoother. My skin also was so much in need of some loving natural skin care products that will help my glow. I went through dermatologists publications and magazine, worked with a few natural beauty brands, and tested several hyaloronic serums. And, here is what I found out.
What is Hyaluronic Acid?
There is a lot of confusion around few different acids that have amazing impact on our skin texture and elasticity. AHA acid and BHA acid are often confused with HA (Hyaluronic acid). They are very different (Alpha hydroxy (AHA) and beta hydroxy acids (BHA) exfoliate the topmost layers of your skin to reveal a softer nicer skin.
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is is a super power ingredient to boost skin moisture. No matter what our skin type, we need moisture to have soft and smooth skin. That's especially important if you have dry and or mature skin.
Hyaluronic acid is so praised because it can incredible ability to hold up to 1,000x its weight in water . Hyaluronic acid (HA) acts as an humectant to attract moisture to the skin. Humectant are critical for hydration. [Source McLean Dermatologist Center].
We naturally have hyaluronic acid in our body and it is an heavy contributor to keeping skin supple and hydrated. Since we have hyaluronic acid in our body, it is easily by our body when we apply it is in our skin care products.
So what are the benefits of the hyaluronic acid?