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Sodium Hyaluronate

Hyaluronic Acid: What to know

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"Today I want to talk a little about Hyaluronic Acid and Sodium Hyaluronate. Our bodies naturally create Hyaluronic acid. It's a polysaccharide used in our hair, skin, eyes and joints. You see it in a lot of beauty products, why? Because it's a humectant that binds water molecules to it. So it's in a lot of face masks and moisturizers. Something you may not know though, is that pure Hyaluronic Acid can't be absorbed through the skin. It can only be injected..."