Several changes happen in the skin as one person grows older. Hyaluronic acid is responsible in lubrication and hydration of many parts of the body including the skin, eyes and even in the synovial fluid in the joints. It is found throughout the skin and as it diminishes, wrinkles form and there is loss of turgor and suppleness.
Appearance of premature signs of aging is one of the top reasons women consult their dermatologists. Since aging is a natural process it cannot be stopped, however certain measures can be done to slow down its effects. As a person ages, the skin undergoes many changes such as formation of wrinkles, fine lines and loss of skin elasticity.
Hyaluronic acid is a complex sugar is naturally produced in the body. Its role is lubricating the joints of the body. It is found in the synovial fluids and gives the eyes its form via the vitreous humor. In the skin, holds molecules of water where it can hold up to 1000 molecules.
Its production is slowed down as one ages. Hence, the synovial fluid cannot have the necessary cushion needed to prevent friction of joints. Arthritis is common. The eyes will be dry and the skin becomes dry. When this component is lacking ,the skin will lose its moisture and plumpness.
There are many ways to restore Hyaluronic acid in the body. Topical application of HA on the skin promotes the skin to hold more water and moisture. HA was proven to be dermal filler filling in the spaces where wrinkles and fine lines appear.
Certain studies state that Hyaluronic acid can be applied directly to the skin through creams, serums and synthetically produced HA. Furthermore, animal HA is also used. Furthermore, keeping the skin hydrated by drinking lots of water is recommended to help HA restore hydration. There are many skin care products containing HA in the market. Choosing the proper product is important to prevent allergies and adverse side effects.