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Hyaluronic Acid

Definition: Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid is a natural and essential moisture component of your skin. It lies within your connective tissue layers and acts as a support to your collagen and elastin fibers. It helps your skin stay plump and smooth because of its ability to absorb up to 1000 times its weight in water.

Starting at around age 20, our skin progressively loses its ability to retain moisture and we start to see the formation of fine lines. Using skin care products that contain hyaluronic acid can help your skin absorb moisture more effectively. In fact, the injectable wrinkle-filler Restylane, is comprised of mostly hyaluronic acid.


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juiceejuice juiceejuice 9 years
i think kate somerville's quench has hyaluronic acid
wren1 wren1 9 years
Cool! I look forward to hearing your findings, bella! :)
cocomademoiselle cocomademoiselle 9 years
I'll definitely stay tuned! I love reading about anti-aging, antioxidant products (topical, foods, etc).
Beauty Beauty 9 years
Hey guys! Great suggestion, I'm actually working on a story right now about what products contain Hyaluronic Acid and how to incorporate it into your skin care routine, so stay tuned!
GlamDiva GlamDiva 9 years
Estee Lauder's Advanced Night Repair (brown bottle) contains this ingredient.
emalove emalove 9 years
Gigill, Mario Badescu makes a great moisturizer that contains Hyaluronic Acid. I really liked it.
gigill gigill 9 years
Any suggestions for products that contains this acid?
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I'll have to keep this in mind. :)
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