Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a great pick for anyone looking for a serious boost of skin moisture, no matter your skin type. It is one of the most commonly buzzed-about beauty ingredients because of its incredible ability to hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water. It’s also something that your body makes naturally, so it's chemical composition absorbs easily into your skin. That makes hyaluronic acid serums particularly amazing for dry and mature complexions or anyone who wants to plump away fine lines and wrinkles.
To understand how hyaluronic acid works, we need to understand what it is. hyaluronic acid is a glycosaminoglycan, which is technically a protein, that is found naturally in the skin. It’s also found in the eyes, connective tissue, and joints. Think of hyaluronic acid as a powerful hydrator. It has an amazing ability to attract and hold water in the skin, and in the rest of the body where it is found.
So if hyaluronic acid is already in our skin and body, why do we need to use a hyaluronic acid serum? As we age and go through life, our skin becomes increasingly dry and loses moisture. Aging skin loses its firmness, becomes less supple and often looks dehydrated. A product that contains hyaluronic acid can replenish the moisture that aging skin is lacking and improve the appearance of fine lines and make the skin looks more smooth.
Everyone can and should be using a product containing hyaluronic acid, regardless of age, skin type or concern. The great thing about hyaluronic acid is that it can be used on all skin types, even sensitive and acne- and rosacea-prone skin. There is nothing better at almost instantly giving a refreshed, hydrated, smooth appearance to the skin.
I use the Pro Repair Serum twice a day (morning and night) followed by the Regenerative Moisturizer. I like using it at night to get the extra boost of hydration while I'm sleeping and my skin is resting.