Everyone raves about it – but what is all the hype about? And also, with so much choice for hyaluronic acid based creams, supplements, filers containing HA, it is time to narrow it down to the essentials
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally occurring molecule in our bodies, keeping the skin youthful and plump. It acts as a humectant, holding up to 1000 times its own weight in water thus being one great moisturizer. The level of HA decreases as we age so it is widely recommended to start using it once you notice any fine lines – it can even be used on sensitive skin for that extra boost of moisture and glow.
Among its wonderful benefits it acts as a lubricant in the body, helping your joints mobility and support your skin in retaining collagen, it has an anti-inflammatory and healing effect.