The Hyaluronic Acid Mystique

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The Hyaluronic Acid Mystique

Hyaluronic Acid can be the best tool in your skin care kit. Here's why.

Is It A Fad?

No. In the world of skin care, trendy ingredients come and go.  Research shows that hyaluronic acid (HA) is not just a fad, but in fact is one of the best skin care ingredients you can incorporate into your skin care regime.


What Is It?

Hyaluronic Acid isn't really an acid. It is a sugar found naturally in our skin that holds water and helps keep it hydrated and plump.  The science-based magic lies in hyaluronic acid’s ability to replenish a LOT of moisture (it can transport 1000x its weight.)  It's one job is to grab moisture molecules and bind them with collagen in your skin.  It is so dedicated to its job, that if you apply it with no moisturizer or water, it can dry your skin in an effort to grab up water molecules. It's just doin' its job.


Will My Body Like It?

We already have HA in our bodies.  However, the amount of naturally-occurring HA decreases as we get older (by age 50, you have lost 50%). There are ways to incorporate it into your body, including oral supplements, but only topical application shows a noticeable difference in your skin health.  If you look at the ingredients of your favorite moisturizers, many will have HA listed as an ingredient to help absorption. (But this is usually a very small amount.) Face Magic has chosen to offer HA as a nearly pure serum (80% HA) that you can add underneath your daily moisturizer.


What Will I See?

Because HA keeps your skin well-hydrated, it keeps it healthy.  A healthy skin will look and feel softer, smoother and radiant. It will  also increase the efficacy of your existing skin care products.  It's a workhorse. And it's immediate.


Plays Well with Others

We recommend using our Hyaluronic Serum under your favorite serum or moisturizer to maximize its water-binding effect. It increases the efficacy of your skin care products.  It can be paired with peels, retinols, vitamins, and other acids (except glycolic acid. They don't get along.  HA neutralizes glycol).