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Hyaluronic Acid Basics

What is it and how does it work?

Let’s talk about hyaluronic acid. What is it? It’s a sugar found in skin that retains a thousand times its weight in water, keeping skin hydrated and plump. Like most things, sadly, our natural HA levels decrease, taking a toll on the appearance of our skin. So how do you fight the loss of hyaluronic acid? There are four ways:

Applying HA topically, bringing moisture to the surface, which is incorporated into many skin products.

Ingesting HA, theoretically increasing the amount of available HA in skin after traveling through the digestive system.

Injecting gelatinous HA, known as “filler” with an average appearance enhancement of one year, and possible complications and negative long-term effects.

And our favorite – inspiring your body to create additional HA on it’s own.

The Powerful Beauty formula has been shown in human trials to increase HA synthesis by 43% after 8 weeks of consistent use. Beyond that, Powerful Beauty provides many other skin health and appearance benefits simultaneously. Though the HA product frenzy has grown into a massive number of products, consider our proven product that naturally elevates available HA in the skin, creating a plumper, healthy glow.

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