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HYALURONIC ACID- Why should you look for it in your products.

Updated: Sep 10, 2021

What is Hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring sugar in our bodies that binds to water molecules within our bodies which then serves our bodies in a number of ways.

  • It lubricates your joints.

  • It keeps our eyes from getting dry and damaged from the sun.

  • It keeps our tissues lubricated.

  • It is known to lubricate your esophagus which will help acid-reflux sufferers.

  • It keeps the moisture in our skin which stops it from drying out and becoming damaged.

Research has also shown that it also helps with

  • Bowel pain

  • Slows down bone degeneration

Who can use Hyaluronic Acid?

Because Hyaluronic Acid is a naturally occurring sugar it means it is great for everyone. The administration of Hyaluronic Acid can vary from pills, creams, gels, and injections - typical injections are in the form of dermal fillers such as lip fillers. Because of this, it is best to consult a professional when choosing the correct method you need.

Hyaluronic Acid for the skin?

hyaluronic acid holds about 10-50x its weight in water which means it's a perfect ingredient for moisturizers. Hyaluronic Acid binds to water locking it into our cells thus keeping it from evaporating out of our skin. We can lose up to half a liter of water through our skin every day, so any help to keep it locked in our bodies is a great thing.

As we age our bodies produce less Hyaluronic Acid, which is why it is important to get additional hyaluronic acid via other methods.

Using Your Skin Care Products To Get Your Hyaluronic Acid

Many companies use Hyaluronic Acid in their moisturizers for its amazing moisturizing benefits.

At Viva Aesthetics we use it in our skin treatments and carry Dermalgocia Skin Care, which consists of many products which include HA.

Some of our favourites are;

Clear Start Skin Soothing Hydrating Lotion

  • Great for dry skin,

  • breakout-irritated skin,

  • lightweight moisturizer for teens.

Cooling Aqua Jelly

  • A moisturizer for oily teen skin

  • This jelly-based cooling moisturizer’s water-like texture leaves skin feeling fresh and lightly hydrated.

  • Hyaluronic Acid locks in moisture to deeply hydrate skin.

Intensive Moisture Balance

  • Strengthens the skin’s lipid barrier.

  • Help rebalance the skin’s microbiome.

  • Intensely moisturizes dry, depleted skin.

Calm Water Gel

  • Weightless water-gel moisturizer hydrates dry, sensitive skin.

  • Dual Hyaluronic Acid technology works in different skin surface layers to increase and lock in moisture.

Skin Smoothing Cream

  • Provides 48 hours of continuous hydration

  • Powered by Active HydraMesh Technology™

  • Protects against environmental stress

Biolumin-C Gel Moisturizer

  • Weightless, Vitamin C-rich gel formula penetrates the skin’s surface for immediate, glowing results and helps to strengthen skin’s moisture barrier.

  • A highly stable Vitamin C complex, enhanced with biotechnology, increases potency for brighter skin and improved barrier function.

Skin Hydrating Booster

  • Hydrating fluid concentrate relieves dryness and the appearance of fine lines.

  • Hyaluronic Acid, Panthenol, Glycolipids, and Algae Extract help restore moisture balance and minimize the appearance of fine dehydration lines.

  • Non-greasy formula is suitable for all skin conditions

Stress Positive Eye Lift

  • Active,

  • cooling cream-gel masque energizes skin to reduce visible signs of stress.

  • Firms' skin to help generate a lifting effect.

  • Visibly de-puffs the under-eye area.

  • Brightens the appearance of dark under-eye circles.

If your skin is feeling dull and is in need of some serious hydration, Hyaluronic Acid is one of the best solutions for providing the skin with some much-needed relief!

Pay us a visit to pick up your favourite moisturiser today!

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