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The Benefits of Using a Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Curious about hyaluronic acid and what it can do for your skin? You’ve come to the right place! Get the scoop on the long-loved skincare ingredient that now comes in an easy-to-use serum.

There’s been a lot of buzz about hyaluronic acid skincare recently. It’s actually one of the top five most searched skincare ingredients on the internet! The ingredient itself isn’t exactly new, but innovative formulas have helped boost its popularity. Once you learn more, including how to use hyaluronic acid, you’ll wonder how you ever survived without it!

What is hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic acid, also scientifically referred to as hyaluronan, is a compound that’s part of our biological composition. In fact, 50 percent of our body’s total hyaluronic acid is found in the skin. It helps skin function and keeps it looking healthy and rejuvenated. Hyaluronic acid is also a humectant, which makes it a big contributor to skin moisture levels since it has the capacity to capture and retain moisture—like, a lot of it! Hyaluronic acid, or HA, can act like a mighty sponge and has the ability to absorb a thousand times its weight in water. Like with elastin and collagen (two other crucial components to skin’s youthful tone and texture), hyaluronic acid in skin depletes over time with the normal aging process. As reserves of internal hyaluronic acid shrink, a dehydrated, dry texture develops, and fine lines and wrinkles can become more pronounced.

What are the benefits of hyaluronic acid?

Hyaluronic acid packs the biggest punch in the hydration department. Remember that spongelike action? When hyaluronic acid is applied to the skin, it can help attract water from the environment and—this is important—hold on to it to for a long-lasting effect. This means that when you use a product with hyaluronic acid, such as L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Triple Power LZR 1.5% Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum, skin is not only immediately replenished but will continue to feel that way well after an application. An uptick in hydration also results in skin that feels plumper (yay!), which, in turn, makes fine lines and wrinkles less visible. And the benefits of hyaluronic acid get better with time! By using the serum with 1.5% pure hyaluronic acid as a key step in an anti-aging skincare routine, you’ll notice that skin recaptures a youthful bounce quickly. It will look refreshed and feel firmer and more elastic after just one week of use. After 14 days, fine lines and wrinkles will be visibly improved.

Who is hyaluronic acid best for?

We all have and need hyaluronic acid to varying degrees, so it’s an important skincare ingredient for people of all ages and can address multiple skin concerns. No matter what age you are, if your skin feels dry or dehydrated, a hyaluronic acid serum will instantly quench it, giving it a smoother look and feel. And since moisture is a key component to a youthful-looking complexion, L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Triple Power LZR 1.5% Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum can also take skincare routines for aging skin to the next level. It’s a must-try for anyone who wants to know how to plump wrinkles. Plus, the formula is free of fragrance, parabens, colourants and mineral oil, which even makes it safe for those who have sensitive skin.

How does hyaluronic acid skincare fit into an existing routine?

One word: easily! To maintain a stable level of moisture and keep skin looking plump and rested, add L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Triple Power LZR 1.5% Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum to your day and night routine. The 1.5% pure hyaluronic acid serum blend is lightweight and absorbs into skin without leaving any residue or a sticky feel. One of the best skincare tips is to apply serum when your skin is damp; in the morning, massage two or three drops into your face and neck after cleansing. Then apply a protective day cream, such as L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Triple Power LZR Anti-Aging Day Lotion SPF 30. A potent anti-aging shield, the lotion combines hyaluronic acid with pro-retinol, vitamin C and ingredients that block UVA and UVB rays to reduce sun and environmental damage on the skin’s surface and in deeper layers of the epidermis. Repeat similar steps in the evening. Use the serum again after cleansing and follow with a night cream, such as L’Oréal Paris Revitalift Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Night Moisturizer to lock in all the moisture-boosting benefits while you rest.