In better skin care products, hyaluronic acid is used mostly as a moisturizer and is known for its ability to hold up to 1,000X its weight in water. By providing excellent hydration, hyaluronic acid makes your skin soft, supple and well-moisturized. This will not only minimize the signs of skin aging, but will keep your skin healthy and reduce the occurrence of blemishes. Despite being an “acid,” hyaluronic acid is not irritating and is safe for those with sensitive skin. It is an excellent dry skin moisturizer.
It is known that the body produces more HA during the process of wound healing. In addition to helping support the wound structurally, HA applied to skin wounds in animals has been demonstrated to facilitate healing.
In human skin, the legendary healing properties of hyaluronic acid help it repair damaged tissue, particularly from excessive sun exposure.