3 Can’t-Miss, Derm-Recommended Tips for Using Hyaluronic Acid

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Hyaluronic acid (HA) is one of the most well-known skincare ingredients. Renowned for its hydrating and plumping powers, it’s famously said to hold up to 1000 times its weight in water, which is why it’s found in so many beauty products. There are HA serums, moisturizers, masks, and even hair products.

What a lot of people don’t realize is that hyaluronic acid can be rendered ineffective by user error. And, yes, user error is a real thing. It might seem like you can simply pat on an HA product and head out the door, but the truth is that it’s a bit more complicated than that. To truly ensure that your skin is hydrated, you need to know 3 specific things. If you don’t, you could inadvertently dry out your skin. Yep. Keep scrolling to get the 411 from top dermatologists.

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