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I am a Certified Holistic Health Coach from Integrated Institute of Nutrition, Food Photographer and Health/Wellness blogger focusing on eating Real Food

I Used a Hyaluronic Acid Face Serum for a Month and This Is What Happened

Hyaluronic Acid, something you may have seen or heard of before. Seems like recently, I have been seeing it more than ever and is an ingredient that companies are using in their product advertisements quite a bit. As someone who has always had a rough go round with their skin growing up and even as an adult, I am nervous to switch up my routine. But, I kept hearing about this “super ingredient”. Keep in mind that we all have VERY different skin (very oily to very dry and everything in between). Anyways, I have always been afraid of oils and moisturizers due to my already extremely oily skin. But, apparently, not using any on my face was actually doing more harm than good. I ran into this both at Expo East, Hyalogic last year. At that time, I had never heard of hyaluronic acid but the guy at the booth made me SO intrigued, I had to try it. I immediately asked him how it affects oily skin and he mentioned that it’s even more important that I be using HA on my face. I took a sample home and have been using it ever since last September. 

To start, I learned about what HA was, what it does and why we need it. HA is naturally present in our bodies and is something we constantly produce to maintain moister levels in our skin. It’s often called, the “body’s moisturizer”. It plays a huge role in hydrating your skin and retaining the moister. However, as we age, we start to produce less (and less and less!!) So. to keep that elasticity, healthy and youthful looking skin, it is very critical to making sure our skin is properly hydrated and Hyalogic HA Face serum is the best thing i’ve found to help me achieve that.

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I use the Hyalogic - Pure Ha Face Serum (which won the Best of Natural Beauty in 2018!) and sometimes I switched it out with their Lactic Acid Exfoliating Serum at night before bed (which is a mix of Lactic Acid and HA). My face has NEVER been more smooth. I have lots of big pores, acne scars and I break out pretty easy so the texture of my skin has never been something I am pleased with. But, even DJ has noticed a difference in the texture and “glow” of my skin. I feel like when a guy notices something, its a big deal lol. As I mentioned, I was really nervous to add MORE moisture to my skin because I have so much naturally producing oil but this actually tamed my oil because I think my skin is now having to work less on producing oil to maintain the moister. So, even if you have oily or dry skin, I would HIGHLY recommend adding HA into your daily face routine for a few weeks to see if it improves your skin!

Something awesome about Hyalogic is they were THE original companies that created liquid HA for a face serum (which was back in 2001). Something that makes Hyalogic unique is they are non-toxic, its purified, vegan and due to the high molecular weight they use, it closely resembles the actual substance found in the body. I always love reading the story behind companies because it gives you a little bit more insight to the people and products you’re using. It was started by 2 friends who truly just wanted to “create a way to more easily help their patients to better mobility. They decided to focus specifically on finding an alternative to glucosamine for joint health.” As the did more research, they were introduced to a “special molecule—hyaluronic acid—a remarkable naturally occurring lubricant found in nearly every part of the human body” and realized, maybe we can use this as a supplement to the body. And at that moment they realized this was the answer and started educating more people on this product that truly is, the “fountain of youth”.

I highly recommend trying it out for yourself! Or any of their other HA containing products! Use the code RFWG20 for 20% off your order on their website.

This post was sponsored by Hyalogic but all opinions are my own. I am so grateful to work with companies that I truly believe in and use daily.

Natural Products Expo West 2019 Recap

Natural Products Expo West 2019 Recap