Hyaluronic Acid has become a popular ingredient is skincare products in recent years. And rightly so because it's a fantastic substance which naturally occurs in human body, especially between skin cells, in the inner part of our eyes and joints. Hyaluronic Acid can retain up to 1000 times its weight in water hence its great moisturising properties. Babies have plump, smooth skin because they are born with high amount of Hyaluronic Acid which sadly decreases as we age. That's why skincare products containing this ingredient are so great to improve the skin's appearance.
There is a great article here if you want to read more about benefits of Hyaluronic Acid but I will stop now before you get bored and start feeling like during Science class :)
A few weeks ago I was offered the opportunity to try the Hyaluronic Acid Serum by InstaNatural and seeing my skin in a really bad dehydrated state I didn't hesitate.
InsatNatural is a small company from Florida who developed skincare line using premium organic and natural ingredients without harmful acohols, parabens and sulfates.
Hyaluronic Acid Serum contains botanically derived Hyaluronic Acid along with antioxidants such as Vitamin C, Jojoba Oil, Aloe Vera and Green Tea to help our skin looks younger.
It claims to sooth dry and flaky skin and increase its hydration and firmness.
The Serum comes in a glass bottle with a pipette which, because of the gel-like consistency of the product, I found not very effective at delivering the right amount of product. I think squeezy tube would be better.
The product is a clear lightweight gel that gets absorbed in seconds without leaving any oily/sticky residue, it does have a slightly herbal/Aloe scent which I found a bit unpleasant at the beginning but quickly got used to it, the scent doesn't linger for more than couple of minutes so it's not a big deal for me.
The Hyaluronic Acid Serum leaves my skin feeling comfortable but in a need of a moisturiser, maybe because my skin has been on a drier side lately but more likely it's just the kind of product that should be the extra step in our skincare routine not the main one. I used before a different serum with Hyaluronic Acid and it was similar.
In the first couple of weeks I didn't noticed any difference in my skin while using the InstaNatural Serum but now, after a month of applying it every morning to my face I can see my skin becoming less dehydrated, more plumpy and healthier looking. I didn't noticed any breakouts when adding this Serum to my skincare routine and my skin didn't feel irritated. I will keep using it because there are only benefits for my skin, especially now, after all those cold months when my skin became a bit more problematic and in a need of extra hydration.
If you'd like to try the InstaNatural Hyaluronic Acid Serum you can order it from Amazon, here, for only £13.97 with free UK delivery.
Have you tried any products with Hyaluronic Acid? What's your favourite skincare product to keep your skin hydrated? I would love to know your thoughts, so comment below :)
Disclaimer: the product has been sent to me but the opinion is my own, based on my experience.
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