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What’s a hyaluronic acid serum and when should I use one?

Hyaluronic acid naturally occurs in our skin and joints. As we age, our body produces less of it, which results in the appearance of fine lines on faces and creaky knees. When applied to skin, hyaluronic acid serum helps the skin cells absorb and retain moisture, giving skin the soft and supple glow of youth that its been missing.

To get the most out of your skin care regimen, it is important to make sure your skin is hydrated. If your skin doesn’t have enough moisture, it won’t respond well to most types of topical products. A good way to hydrate your skin is by using a hyaluronic acid serum on a daily basis. These serums are lightweight and suited to all skin types. As the serum is so thin, it is absorbed quickly and leaves your skin looking very smooth and soft.
 
Top Tips
Use a serum instead of your daytime moisturiser
Changing from a moisturiser to a serum to apply under makeup will give you better results. Serums are lightweight and glide on smoothly. They'll help your makeup go on smoother and more evenly.
 
Add serum to your post facial routine
Hyaluronic acid is a powerful moisturising ingredient. It can restore your skin after an intense cleansing, steaming, and exfoliating session.
 
Use it after every facial scrubs
Using the serum as a moisturiser after a facial scrub can be very soothing on the skin. Also, the nutrients in the serum will be readily absorbed by the skin after a buffing session. The serum will act as a protective barrier and rehydrate your skin to create a smooth, toned look.
 

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