Effective than Collagen?
benefits of hyaluronic acid are becoming increasingly well known as an
effective anti-aging skin care treatment in the skin care industry.
Hyaluronic acid, or simply referred to as HA,
occurs naturally in the
of the principle characteristics of HA is its
ability to retain water,
which contributes significantly to the skin maintaining a youthful
Like many other essential factors,
the levels of HA in the
body decreases with each passing year.
As the levels
of hyaluronic decrease it adversely impacts the skin's ability to
retain moisture, thus leading to those inevitable wrinkles.
With its gaining
popularity, hyaluronic acid
is quickly becoming one of the active anti-aging ingredients to look
for in skin rejuvenation products.
Although HA is becoming an integral
anti-aging skin care products it is also used to promote healing,
alleviate issues that develop with connective tissue such as joint
movement as well as in treating some eye disorders.
it or not, rooster combs provide
the purest form of hyaluronic acid. Although a recent study has
suggested that consuming an abundance of starchy root vegetables might
play a significant role in slowing the aging process.
skin rejuvenation, HA can be
used topically or administered through tiny injections under
the skin which produces similar skin plumping effects as collagen
injections provide or used topically with a product such as Is
Clinical Youth Complex.
Restylane, a non-animal form of
for the injections was approved by the FDA in 2003 for cosmetic use. Restylane
is considered extremely effective in achieving excellent results in
reducing the appearance of wrinkles for six months or more.
actually prefer hyaluronic acid over collagen because the effects last
the benefits of HA can be quite significant. Unlike topical collagen
treatments, HA has the ability to be effectively absorbed by the skin
as well as serves as an efficient "carrier" of other anti-aging
ingredients to cells.
That means that the active anti-aging
ingredients are transported to the cells through the layers of skin.
As a result,
hyaluronic acid is preferred over
topical collagen treatments mainly because HA can actually reach the
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