What Is Hyaluronic Acid?
Hyaluronic acid is naturally present in the body, but your body’s ability to create this molecule decreases with age. The molecule is best known for its hydrating and plumping benefits as it can retain 1,000 times its weight in water which helps skin stay hydrated, retain its elasticity and minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
How Does Hyaluronic Acid Benefit The Appearance of Skin?
Skin is the first barrier function to protect our bodies against external aggressors such as UV rays and pollution so it is important to keep your skin healthy and fortified. The skin’s natural barrier function requires moisture to function which is where Hyaluronic Acid comes in to play as it absorbs water to help skin stay moisturized.
How Does Hyaluronic Acid Work?
Hyaluronic acid can work to help fill the spaces between the cells of the epidermis. This addition helps the skin appear plump, but unfortunately Hyaluronic Acid has a short life which means that it is important to use Hyaluronic Acid daily to keep skin looking plump!
When Should I Start Using Hyaluronic Acid?
Hyaluronic Acid is a great first step in the beginning of any anti-aging routine! Your skin changes as you age, but it is good to start using hydrating Hyaluronic Acid products in your 20s in order to lock in moisture and keep skin hydrated and plump. As your skin concerns change you can add new anti-aging products to your routine.
Which Vichy Hyaluronic Acid Product Is Right For My Skin?
Vichy’s Hyaluronic Acid products can be used alone or together for maximum benefits. The first step in any hydrating routine should be Vichy’s new generation of moisturizer, Minéral 89, which will provide you with your daily dose of hydration. After you have applied Minéral 89 you can choose between Vichy’s hydrating Aqualia and LiftActiv anti-aging products.
If you have dry skin, but have yet to experience fine lines and wrinkles reach for the Aqualia line. Aqualia Face Serum is a light weight addition to any skin care routine while Aqualia Riche has a richer texture and is great for dry skin! If you have oily to combination skin reach for Aqualia Gel Moisturizer and don’t forget to add Aqualia Eye Balm to your skin care routine no matter your skin type!
If you are seeing fine lines and wrinkles add LiftActiv to your routine after you apply Minéral 89. LiftActiv Serum 10 Supreme contains Hyaluronic Acid and fights 10 signs of aging in 10 days.
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