Hyaluronic acid is making waves in the beauty industry, but what exactly is it?
Hyaluronic acid is a naturally-occurring substance in the skin known for its incredible capacity to attract and hold onto moisture — up to 1000x its weight! Harnessing this miraculous acid has revolutionized modern scientific skin care.
So how does this improve your skin?
As we age, we lose collagen and hyaluronic acid naturally, which causes our skin to lose resilience and elasticity slowly.
Hyaluronic acid infuses your skin with rejuvenating moisture by penetrating the different layers and binding water to skin cells.
HA-infused products don’t need many other ingredients to be effective — it’s a perfect example of using simple, innovative science to deliver phenomenal results.
Hyaluronic acid is an effective humectant — like a sponge; it will continue to draw in and hold onto moisture after it is collected, bringing moisture to the surface of your skin. This adds firmness and increases both volume and elasticity.
Lipid Barrier Enhancement
Our skin is constantly being bombarded by damaging toxins, from pollution to UV to lifestyle habits like smoking, with the outer layer (epidermis) taking the brunt of it.
As we age, the lipid barrier of moisture-holding fatty acids that protects us from this damage starts to break down, with the consequences showing up as fine lines and wrinkles, dark spots, pigmentation, and drier skin.
Hyaluronic acid fortifies this natural barrier to help lock moisture in for an extra hydrating effect. Over time, this helps slow down the lipid barrier’s deterioration and assists in protecting and rejuvenating the epidermis.
Tighter Skin Tone & Smoother Texture
It’s a lifetime battle to fight gravity. As we age, the elastin in the skin breaks down, and skin loses its ability to bounce back.
Hyaluronic acid helps with this inevitable process by firming facial contours and smoothing its texture, giving a more youthful appearance.
Fewer Visible Fine Lines and Wrinkles
It’s never too early to start taking care of your skin! Hyaluronic acid is an ingredient that benefits skin of all ages.
HA helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles’ visibility by retaining moisture to the skin and creating a plumping effect. When the skin is protected and hydrated, increased skin cell production can also occur, as the skin isn’t busy fighting for hydration. This leads to smoother, plumper skin cells.
Stimulates Skin Cell Regeneration
Hyaluronic acid helps promote skin cell regeneration by offering extra hydration and barrier protection. This naturally leads to healthier cells and a more vibrant complexion.
When paired with QuikLaser’s laser facial treatment, hyaluronic acid can also help reduce and prevent age spots and pigmentation issues caused by cell turnover.
Oily and acne-prone skin conditions need hydration just like all other skin types. By promoting proper moisture balance in the skin, hyaluronic acid helps prevent the over-production of oil which can clog pores and causes breakouts.