The buzzword Hyaluronic Acid is all over social media. Skin care promotion has increased a lot over the years, with the increase of self care promotion. To care for our skin is a form of self care.
So what is it about something that has the word acid in the name - hyaluronic acid, that is so good?
Even better it is a natural substance! Who know - I didn't, but I only learned this when I started look for options for moisturize my very dry skin.
This substance is found in our eyes and joints. It is a lubricant that cushions the joints and other tissues. As we age, we produce less HA (Hyaluronic Acid ). So we found a way to get it back with serums.
There are a lot of benefits of using HA, and I personally use it for these reasons.
HA helps to enhance lipids barriers, which is our skin barrier that protects us from harmful toxins, our outer most layers endure this daily. As we age, and encounter these environmental pollutants, HA helps to help the natural skin barriers.
HA holds up to 1000 times its molecular weight in water, binding water to the skin cells after skin penetration. Infusing the skin's layers with hydration.
HA is a humectants which is a common component within skincare products, it acts like a sponge to pull in moisture
There are many many more benefits to HA! These are just a few,
To incorporate this into your skincare routine. After cleansing the face, while damp use a few drops to hands and pat into your face. Wait till it dries then you are able to proceed with other serums and moisturizes.
City Side Soapery has a light Hyaluronic Acid Serum that is provides these benefits!