Hyaluronic acid has certainly made a name for itself in the beauty industry. It’s now a staple in most people’s beauty routines, and many agree that the benefits are outstanding. But what exactly is this magical active ingredient that has made its way into everyone’s vanity? Is it really a must-have, and what are the benefits of using it?
What is Hyaluronic Acid?
Hyaluronic acid (HA), also known as hyaluronan and hyaluronate, is a slippery substance naturally produced in the body. It is mainly found in the eyes, joints, and skin and acts as a form of lubricant. It also helps to give the skin a plump, hydrated appearance.
How Does Hyaluronic Acid Work?
The science behind HA is fascinating but also a bit technical. HA is a part of long, chain-like molecules called polymers. Within the chain are several spots where chemical compounds such as water can latch onto.
This makes it perfect for trapping water into the skin, which helps to boost moisture. Many moisturizers and other skincare products have HA included in their ingredients. Hyaluronic acid also helps tissue regrowth, which is key for healing wounds on the body.
Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid
Hyaluronic Acid has many benefits, which makes it the perfect daily active ingredient for your skincare routine. Some of these benefits include:
- Hydrating the skin, which helps to make you look younger and plumper.
- Helps to smooth fine lines and wrinkles
- Improve the skin’s texture and even skin tone
- Help treat dry skin conditions
- Reduce and heal acne breakouts
- Reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks
Is Hyaluronic Acid safe?
You’ll be happy to know that the research shows that HA is safe to use. HA is even safe to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
What does Hyaluronic Acid do for your skin?
Using HA on your skin daily will help to improve the overall health and appearance of your skin. Long-term use will improve your skin’s elasticity, making it harder for wrinkles and fine lines to develop. It will also help reduce the appearance of acne scars.
Doll Face Beauty Products with HA
Doll Face Beauty has a selection of products containing Hyaluronic Acid for you to choose from. Each of these products serves a unique purpose in your routine.
To purify, our Pore Perfection Mineral Mask with HA gently minimizes pores, and hydrates, soothes and calms skin.
To refine, our Peel-Away Perfecting Mask gently exfoliates dead skin cells to reveal fresh, new skin.
To nourish, our Anti-Oxidant Protective Moisturizer delivers free-radical fighting anti-oxidants to provide all-day protective hydration.
And finally, to defend, our Intensive Age Defense will help to defend against wrinkles and fine lines to reveal smooth, youthful, plumped and glowing skin.
Adding products that include HA to your skincare routine could have tremendous benefits for your skin. If you haven’t already, now is the time!