Here’s why Science Says Hyaluronic Acid Might be the New Fountain of Youth


There's Real Science Behind the Anti-Aging Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid

Gorgeous, wrinkle-free skin is the Holy Grail for aging women, and men for that matter. No one wants to lose their looks as they get older, and we’re all perpetually searching for the magical potion to keep us looking our best. Enter hyaluronic acid, the fountain of youth you haven’t heard of but should start using immediately. Experts are touting the benefits of hyaluronic acid as a way to reverse signs of aging and reveal younger, healthier, more glowing skin in a safe way. So, what exactly is this magic potion that’s about to change the face of skincare (pun intended)?

According to Healthline, “Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a naturally occurring glycosaminoglycan found throughout the body’s connective tissue. Glycosaminoglycans are simply long unbranched carbohydrates, or sugars, called polysaccharides.” While HA is naturally found in the human body, it can be lost naturally over time and due to exposure to UV rays, which is why sun damage can lead to skin aging and a loss of moisture and plumpness. No, it’s not in your head…your skin does not look as young and fresh as it did when you were younger.

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