The key to improving your skin's appearance

Your skin is the largest organ in your body and like all other organs is made up of cells. Skin cells like also made up of water, especially the skin cells in the dermal layer of your skin of your face. Those cells without water do not function well.

The dermal layer of your skin contains a key molecule involved in skin moisture, hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid, a glycosaminonoglycan, has a unique ability to bind and retain water molecules which helps the skin stay moist and healthy. It is a premier hydrating ingredient for all skin types. Hyaluronic acid has the ability replenish moisture in the skin, an exceptionally important factor when it comes to aging skin. As a natural humectant, it not only attracts moisture to the stratum corneum, or the outer layer of the epidermis but also delivers hydration and nutrients to the deeper layers of the skin.

 

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When it comes to SPF, more does not necessarily mean better.

“SPF,” better known as “sun protection factor” is the ability of a sunscreen product to delay sun redness or the sign of sun damage when applied to the skin. The SPF in the product is protecting your skin from UVA and UVB light produced by the sun rays. UVA light penetrates deep into the skin; into the dermis, damaging collagen and elastin. UVB light is the sunrays that cause a not so pretty and often uncomfortable burning of the skin.

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