Like most of us, I diligently include the neck in my skincare regimen. So when I recently caught my reflection in profile while texting, I realized in shock that I am making my own turkey neck! Just as repetitive facial movements form wrinkles on our forehead and around our eyes, the repeated and prolonged stare at our phones etches lines on our necks. So: chin up while texting!
Let us introduce you to another skincare superhero: Hyaluronic Acid (HA).
Hyaluronic Acid is a hydrating substance naturally occurring in the skin that keeps it plump and youthful. It aids in collagen synthesis, retains skin moisture and is a key piece in cell generation. Sounds great, right? Except that 80% of Hyaluronic Acid in the skin is lost between the ages of 40 – 80.
So, let’s do something about it and give our skin what it needs. Hyaluronic Acid is considered a miracle moisturizer as it can hold 1000 times its weight in water and addresses both intrinsic aging as well as extrinsic aging from sun damage, pollution and other stressors. As a humectant, it draws water out of the environment and locks it into the s...