Hyaluronic acid: properties and benefits for your skin and face

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Saturday February 17th, 2018
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In our time, there is a substance that is growing increasingly popular and that is revolutionizing the cosmetic and esthetic market, which also yields good results in the rehabilitation of injuries. We are talking about hyaluronic acid.

In this article we will tell you everything you have to know about it, so you can see for yourself how true all these claims are.

What is hyaluronic acid?

You will certainly recognize this substance by its name, which is ever present in commercials, but you ought to know that its name is a bit more technical: glycosaminoglycan.

Broadly speaking, hyaluronic acid can be found inside skin cells, which are the ones that make up your skin. Similarly, it is also present in the formation of some tissues, such as those in joints and in cartilage.

Under these lines we are going to inform you about the benefits hyaluronic acid can bring to your skin.

 

The eternal worry about health and beauty

First, we must remember this compound has serves two main purposes, according to its use: caretaking of your health and improving your personal esthetics. Both are very important objectives, because they have a direct incidence on our wellbeing. Furthermore, they are interlaced. Bear in mind that, if you feel better with yourself, it will be easier for your health to improve and vice versa.

Please note the contributions that hyaluronic acid will bring along.

 

Hyaluronic acid in the rehabilitation of injuries

This substance is of a fundamental importance for your joints; the areas where bones get together with other bones. These, as you may know, get worn out, that’s why these injuries are so frequent. Hence, everything we can do to improve their condition will be worth it.

In this sense, you should bear in mind that hyaluronic acid is part of the synovial fluid, which is found in articular cavities. This liquid contributes to the shock absorption of the impact these areas are constantly subjected to. So, injections applied in those areas will be of great relief for pain, above all in areas such as knees and elbows.

 

Hyaluronic acid as a beauty treatment

On the other hand, this compound is also used to rejuvenate your skin. Therefore, injections under the dermis can give it more tone and cooperates in giving your skin a younger and fresher look.

As you know, ageing is a natural process for out tissues; but the application of hyaluronic acid can contribute, whenever possible, to delay it. Hyaluronic acid is especially beneficial in expression marks because it immediately lessens their presence, as well as it does with wrinkles and eye bags. The use of creams containing this substance has less immediate effects, but it also helps to hydrate and to stimulate the formation of collagen.

All in all, a great way of feeling younger and healthier.

 

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