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Hyaluronic Acid - Your skins new BFF

Hyaluronic Acid isn’t as scary as it sounds, don’t be alarmed by the word “acid”. The amazing thing is, Hyaluronic Acid is already found in our skin which means our skin absorbs all its goodness. Hyaluronic Acid is scientifically proven to hold up to 1000 x its own weight in water which means it is a hero when it comes to hydration. Hyaluronic Acid is quickly making its way through every skin care range out there as its incredible results speak for themselves. Hyaluronic Acid is one of the best-known humectants which means it retains moisture in our skin, good news is your skin can never be too hydrated, so if you are wondering if HA is for you the answer is always YES!

Hyaluronic Acid can also be known as Hyaluronic Acid Sodium, Hyaluronic Acid Sodium Salt, Hyaluronate Sodium, Hyalurone Sodium. Even though there are many different scientific names for HA, one thing to look in detail at is Sodium Hyaluronate. Sodium Hyaluronate is the smallest molecule of Hyaluronic Acid which means amazing absorption when it comes to thinner areas of the skin. If a molecule is too big it won’t penetrate to the dermal layers of our skin to really pack a punch of hydration.  Sodium Hyaluronate is a hydrophilic which means it easily mixes with water and helps attract moisture to our skin cells. Here are its other benefits:

  • Restores and strengthens moisture in skin
  • Hydrates
  • Attracts Moisture to the skin
  • Minimises dehydration lines
  • Reduces Skin Inflammation
  • Heals the skin
  • Aids in reducing redness and scarring
  • Minimises appearance of enlarged pores
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles

What is the ‘need to know’ ?

Basically, good news is Hyaluronic Acid is good for absolutely everybody and is the perfect addition to your skin care routine. It is a great ‘go to’ product and an amazing introduction to cosmeceutical skincare as your skin won’t go through any sensitivity from using HA. 

You can’t have too much Hyaluronic Acid so applying morning and night and is safe to use daily. Wearing a HA during the day will help prevent that tight dry feeling on your skin, especially with all of our mask wearing. 

How soon will I see results?

Like any cosmeceutical skincare range the right form of HA will start to change your skin cell structure immediately and you will feel an instant hydration boost. Visible changes will start to occur after about two to four weeks of use. 

What makes the perfect pair?

Depending on your concerns Hyaluronic Acid can be layered with many other active ingredients such as Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A or V8 Peptides.

Hyaluronic Acid we have to offer

O Cosmedics - 3D Hyaluronic Serum

Rockstar product! 3D Hyaluronic Serum is a multi-dimensional approach to skin hydration, only possible with Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer Complex (derived from sugar), and an advanced skin delivery for enhanced penetration. Supports instant and long-term skin hydration, skin health and skin youth across all ages and skin concerns.

Good to Know: Apply at the first sign of dehydration. When you see dehydration, you are looking at the first stage of skin breakdown.

O Cosmedics - Pure Age Defiance Serum

Hero product! Pure Age Defiance Serum is powered by V8 Peptide Complex®, super concentrated doses of pure L-Sodium Hyaluronate (hydration plus), Acetyl Octapeptide-3 (muscle relaxant in a bottle) and a 100% natural skin-tightener to make this topical skin injection a potent youth accelerator. Fortified with Aquaxyl® this serum relaxes the skin and ensures it is super hydrated, radiant, and restored.

Good to Know: For super dehydrated and thirsty skin use over the top of 3D Hyaluronic Serum. Be ready for plump, youthful and radiant skin.

O Cosmedics - Hydra Plus Sleep-in Mask

The perfect hydration facial while you sleep! Hydra Plus Sleep-In Mask offers superior hydration benefits to support healthy skin function. Enhanced with V8 Peptide Complex® (topical muscle relaxant) for ultimate anti-aging support, Betaine and Liponic EG-1 to attract, lock in and maintain skin hydration. Sleep and reap!

Good to Know: Enhance sleep-in results by exfoliating beforehand with Exfoliating Cleanser and then adding a little Pure C + BHA or Potent Retinol Serum or Retinol Concentrate to your mask. Now that’s making your skin work while you sleep.

Australian Skin Institute - Pure Hydration Plus

A potent cosmeceutical concentrate loaded with pure Hyaluronic Acid and restorative Vitamin C. Replenish and boost skin with the ultimate hydration. Best of all, Pure Hydration Concentrate uses ASI’s unique nanotechnology; a Transdermal Delivery System that penetrates into the deeper layers of your skin to deliver a higher concentration of active ingredients.

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Elise has been in the beauty industry for 10yrs.  She is a passionate brow tattoo artist and loves educating clients on their skin.The best part about her job is she loves seeing clients confidence grow after visiting the salon. In her free time she teaches karate and loves to spend time with her family.  

Elise M
Senior Beauty Therapist
Complete Skin & Beauty Albany Creek

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