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The Pros and Cons of Hyaluronic Acid

November 17, 2020

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You don’t get far into any manner of research about skincare basics without running into the intimidatingly spelled hyaluronic acid, pronounced hiya-lure-onic. But what it lacks in linguistic ease, hyaluronic acid (or HA) makes up for in simplicity and straightforwardness of application. Hyaluronic acid is one of the most effective, dependable, and accessible moisturizers available in the entire complexion armamentarium. We asked dermatologists to break down hyaluronic acid’s benefits and uses–so let’s take a knowledge journey into the wonderful world of this moisture-retaining magic acid, shall we?

“Our bodies make hyaluronic acid regularly, but in our late 20s, that production starts to decrease, which leads to the unwanted signs of aging,” says dermatologist Peterson Pierre, of the Pierre Skin Care Institute in Thousand Oaks, California.

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