What does Hyaluronic Acid Do?

The world is talking a lot about hyaluronic acid. People are religiously using skin care products like serums that are infused with hyaluronic acid because of the wide variety of benefits the compound offers for the skin and hair. 

We, at the Skin Health Clinic, have also been using hyaluronic acid for a long time now. We use it to treat clients that come in with specific skin conditions and we also recommend clinically proven skincare products that contain hyaluronic acid to people that can benefit from its properties. 

Here is a guide, by our skin therapists, about the acid and how you can use it. 

So, what is hyaluronic acid?

It is an element that your body produces naturally. It is widely found in the eyes, skin, and, even, in your joints. It is required by your body for reasons such as – 

  • Provides flexibility to your skin. 
  • Improves the functioning of joints
  • Improves the hydration in your body. 

However, as we age, the production of this amazing compound gets stunted in our bodies; and it vastly affects our health, especially, our skin. And, as a result, we start to see signs of ageing such as wrinkles and fine lines.

That is exactly why skin therapists and even doctors, today, are recommending that people take hyaluronic acid. It offers multiple benefits for the skin. 

Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid for Your Skin 

Hyaluronic acid can solve a lot of your skin concerns, including dry skin

It offers multiple benefits for the skin, such as – 

  • It hydrates your skin. A wonderful solution for dry skin, hyaluronic acid makes your skin appear hydrated and supple. 
  • It increases the flexibility of your skin. As a result, it also reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on your face. 
  • Speeds up wound healing. If you have any open skin wounds, surprisingly, hyaluronic acid can speed up the healing process. 
  • Supports good, overall skin health. It improves your skin health in general. You will experience healthier, brighter, and fresher-looking skin after regular use. 

These are just some of the major benefits that you can derive for your skin. If you consult a skin therapist, they would be able to guide you further about the dosage and whether you need to use it in combination with another element according to your specific skin condition. 

How to use hyaluronic acid for the skin?

Hyaluronic acid is available in a variety of forms including oral supplements, gels, creams, serums, lotions, and, even, in the form of injections. The way you opt to take it will depend on your issue and what it is that you want to achieve. 

However, if you are taking it to treat (and, improve) your skin, then the easiest (and, most effective) way is to use skin care products that are infused with hyaluronic acid. You can find shampoos, gels, lotions, serums – almost every product imaginable with HA infused in it. 

Things to Keep in Mind When Using Hyaluronic Acid 

Here are a few things to remember when considering hyaluronic acid – 

  • Always consult a doctor. It is highly recommended that you consult a doctor before you start taking hyaluronic acid. They will be able to provide a better opinion on whether or not you need it and how to take it for your specific skin condition.
  • There are usually no side effects. Hyaluronic acid is generally safe for everybody to use. There are no severe reactions or side effects noted thus far. 
  • Take it exactly as per instruction. If you are using prescription-based hyaluronic acid then take it exactly as instructed by your doctor.  
  • Read the label and do a simple patch test if you are using OTC hyaluronic acid products. A lot of OTC products with hyaluronic acid are available in the market today. 

Remember, while it is quite a safe compound to use, it is always better to consult a dermatologist before you opt for any treatment.

Dermaviduals Hyaluronic Acid – Recommended by Top Dermatologists

If you are looking for a high-quality, clinically proven skin care product range with hyaluronic acid, we (and several other well-known skin therapists across the nation) recommend Dermaviduals, developed by a German scientist Dr. Hans Lautenschläger. 

They provide one of the best quality hyaluronic acids on the market today. The formulations focus on maintaining the natural skin barrier and preventing premature ageing. You can find a wide variety of products from their collection for your skin. 

Why do we use Dermaviduals in the clinic as well?

Dermaviduals offer high-quality hyaluronic acid. In our practice where we deal with hundreds of patients, we have seen that Dermaviduals has shown amazing results. 

The best part about it is the fact that it is one of the few hyaluronic acid compounds on the market today that penetrates the skin’s barrier. It shows an immediate, safe and positive result in the treatment of skin conditions, especially, dry skin. 

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