Inci: Aqua, Sodium Hyaluronate, Phenoxyethanol, Ethyhexyglycerin
Hyaluronic Acid has the ability to bind water and intensely hydrate the skin. This is the pure powder hydrated with water into a clear gel and preserved to make it easier to use.
A clear viscous gel with no aroma. Comercially much of it is sourced from poultry (rooster combs) which we refuse to stock.
The type we have sourced is made by producing enzymes from a bacteria based on biofermentation process.
It is guaranteed to be animal free.
Popularly called “The Fountain of Youth” it is a frequent ingredient in high end skin care products added for its skin rejuvenating properties.
The hyaluronic acid powder we use to make into this gel has good eco credentials and is Soil Association approved.
More commonly referred to in medical texts as Hyaluronan because it is a salt rather than an acid, it was first developed in the 1970’s for use in eye surgery.
The individual materials that make up Hyaluronic Acid Gel are listed on the Cosmetic Database (Cosing)
HOW TO USE
Hyaluronic Acid is an excellent humectant and is able to hold 600 times its own weight in water.
It is what gives the skin its volume and fullness.
Use Hyaluronic Acid gel in anti-ageing creams and lotions and especially for crepey and dehydrated skin.
It can increase moisture levels in the skin whilst reducing moisture loss.
Hyaluronic Acid Gel is excellent in hand creams where it can help to decrease the formation of age spots as well as in foot creams. Of course, use it in daily daily defense facial products as well.
It softens the skin and restores elasticity to skin which can reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles use it in intensive eye creams and serums.
It speeds up wound healing and reduces inflammation therefore is a great choice to use in acne prone skin products, gels and serums.
It promotes the regeneration of tissues without formation of scars makes the skin softer and smoother. It has the ability to stimulate cell renewal. Its hydrating properties result in increased skin smoothness, softening and decreasing wrinkles.
Include Hyaluronic Acid Gel in intensive treatment serums and masks. Research suggests that enhanced hyaluronic acid levels will also increase collagen production.
Hyaluronic Acid Gel can be used in products designed to address a dry and flaky scalp condition.
When used in leave on hair conditioners it can help to bind moisture to the hair shaft leaving it feeling softened, thicker and more voluminous or try it in a spray on hair tonic that will not only leave your hair feeling plumper but also refresh your curls.
Use at 1%-10%
It is water soluble so cannot be used in oil only blends.