EDUCATION - 04/15/2021

When to Use Hyaluronic Acid?

written by Skin Set Go® skincare

Maybe one of the most famous acids in skin care, Hyaluronic Acid is one of the most effective and beneficial acids that you can apply to your skin. Not only does this acid have natural hydrating properties, it can be a key element for collagen production in your skin. Great, this acid is amazing, but when do you use it? We got you covered!

What is Hyaluronic Acid?

Surprisingly, Hyaluronic Acid is naturally found in your body. It is mainly found in the tissues of your body. For our bodies it is used as a sort of lubricant. Can you guess what it does for our skin? If you said hydrate, then you would be correct. Hyaluronic Acid is an amazing humectant. It retains and prevents loss of moisture from whatever it may come in contact with.

How Hyaluronic Acid Works?

Due to its hydrating nature, Hyaluronic Acid can form a protective barrier of hydration over your skin to prevent it from losing its moisture levels. This is extremely important in times of drastic temperature change in the environment.

Hyaluronic acid also has a little trick up its sleeve. It can connect to water. Yea. It can connect to water and moisture molecules from the environment to aid in your skin's moisture levels should they happen to drop. This allows the acid to help your skin look moisturized and plump a lot longer than many other acids due to its natural ability to grab moisture from its surrounding

When to Use Hyaluronic Acid?

This is when you need to know a little bit about your skin in order to answer this question properly. There is really no proper time of day as to when you should apply Hyaluronic Acid or other skin care solutions that are Hyaluronic Acid heavy. You should apply it at the times when you feel you are in need of a hydration boost. Dryness and dullness are major indicators of you skin’s lack of hydration. Although you should apply Hyaluronic Acid at times that are most favorable to you, many people that use this solution religiously tend to use it in the mornings and at night.