Hyaluronic acid has become increasingly known in the skin universe, worldwide, being one of the best aesthetic treatments for the correction and elimination of wrinkles, replacing the facial volume. Nowadays, hyaluronic acid has been used more frequently in the daily care routine of many people.
What is hyaluronic acid?
Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance that is produced by our body, it is estimated that the amount of this acid in our body is 12 grams, being in the skin its maximum concentration.
The acid is very present as a way to maintain the natural hydration of our skin and its collagen levels, resulting in firmer, smoother skin with less expression lines.
Reasons to use hyaluronic acid on your skin
Hyaluronic acid is able to restore the hyaluronic balance, filtering and regulating proteins, in the tissues, improving the movements of the cells and thus contributing to the improvement in the structure and elasticity of the skin. Thus helping to remove wrinkles, giving volume to the face, smoothing the expression lines and also providing facial rejuvenation.
Hyaluronic acid stimulates the production of collagen in the skin, stretching its cells of collagen (fibroblasts)
Hyaluronic acid has a high hydration power, is considered better than the other polysaccharides. It is also considered one of the most hygroscopic molecules in nature, having the capacity to bind to water 100 times its volume. So, it has a high hydration capacity, contributing to better both the hydration and the recovery of the elasticity in your skin.
Hyaluronic acid helps to reinforce the resistance of your skin because it ends up defending the skin from environmental pollutants, and also from age factors.
How to use in skincare
One of the ways to use hyaluronic acid is on its topical use, through dermo-cosmetics. You can find it in the form of serums, lotions, creams, gel, and it can be associated or not with other actives.
The hyaluronic acid is not a photosensitizing substance, so it has no problems with using during the day because it will not peel your skin like other acids. But remember to always use sunscreen when going out in the sun.
I hope you enjoyed today’s tips, and that you take more and more care about your beauty routine! And if you don’t know what your skin type is, here on the blog there’s a specific post on this subject, it’s worth checking out!