Hyaluronic acid and the sun?
Exposure to sunlight significantly affects the skin: hyaluronic acid can be a valuable aid during the summer to be included in skincare routine to maintain skin water balance, using light and high absorption products such as serums.
Hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally produced by the human and animal body, is a very important skin component and body connective tissues. It’s present, for example, in the joints, in the cartilage, in the eye vitreous humor and in the dermis. At the cutaneous level, its presence guarantees elasticity, softness, brightness and hydration to the skin of the face and body, and protects it from damage caused by external factors and physical stress.
Benefits of cosmetics with hyaluronic acid following exposure to sunlight
The hyaluronic acid molecular structure allows to bind and retain water molecules and consequently, helps maintain skin elasticity, moisturizing the epidermis and promoting skin integrity.
Thanks to these properties, hyaluronic acid can be used after sun exposure for an effective skin soothing and moisturizing action for skin that is stressed after prolonged exposure to UV radiation. In this way, the skin is nourished and protected by restoring the natural protective film, reducing redness and irritation typical of exposure to sunlight.
Hyaluronic acid and sun, are there any contraindications?
There are no contraindications to hyaluronic acid use even during sun exposure. Indeed, serums with a light texture is recommended to counteract skin dryness caused by saltiness and exposure to sunlight.
Furthermore, it’s important not to forget to apply adequate sun protection before and during sun exposure to keep the skin in its natural state of health and integrity.
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