What is Hyaluronic Acid, and Why You Want It

Hyaluronic acid is a staple in many skin care formulations, but have you ever looked into why it’s such a popular skin care ingredient? The answer is all at once amazing and completely obvious!

Hyaluronic acid is your skin’s natural hydrator. In that way, it’s obvious why people would put it into skin care. It’s what your skin knows, which means your skin will absorb it readily and know how to use it.

When you kiss the plump cheek of a toddler, you’re experiencing the effects of healthy hyaluronic acid and collagen levels. While most people have high levels of both in their youth, as people age, both collagen and hyaluronic acid production declines. This is what causes skin to become thinner and more dull-looking.

By replacing natural hyaluronic acid stores with well-formulated skin care products, you’re replicating your skin’s healthy, youthful functions. Not only does hyaluronic acid hydrate, but it also helps get rid of puffiness, soften fine lines, and penetrates easily which reduces risk of irritation or wasted product.

Hyaluronic acid is nonirritating and noncomedogenic, which means it won’t clog pores. Since it is produced by the body, there are very few adverse reactions associated with using hyaluronic topically. In fact, if you react to a product containing hyaluronic acid, it is far more likely that you’re reacting to another ingredient in the formulation.

There is no downside to using hyaluronic acid skin care. It’s great for all skin types, safe for all ages, and widely available in the products found on ATOPALM. Happy hydrating!

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