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HA 5 Light
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HA 5 Light

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5 forms of hyaluronic acid in varying molecular weight and structure join forces in this light & fast-absorbing formula to hydrate, soften and plump the skin.

30 ml

Skin type: all skin types, especially combination, oily skin

Skin concern: dehydration, damaged skin barrier

Cruelty-free | Vegan | Fragrance & Essential oil free | Gluten-free | Malassezia-safe | Pregnancy-safe

description

Hyaluronic acid is a natural moisturizing factor (NMF) that can bind up to 1000 times its own weight in water. This formula focuses on ultra-moisturizing high-molecular-weight versions for ample surface hydration as well as on medium-molecular weight versions, whose strong point is to strengthen the skin barrier and to reinforce the skin’s natural defense & healing mechanisms.
4.5-5.5
pH
5
Forms of Hyaluronic Acid
+
Panthenol
Glycerin

Who is it for?

Everyone, but especially for combination-oily skin types. For normal to dry skin, see the Rich version.
Skin Type
all skin types, ideal for combination, oily skin
Skin Problem
dehydration, damaged skin barrier
Texture
weightless, non-sticky, thin gel

how to use it?

Apply a few drops to the face or blend with your favorite moisturizer. Can be used either in the AM and/or PM.
Shelf life: 2 years from production (unopened), 6 months PAO (period after opening)

Ingredients & Research

key ingredients:

Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer A new generation, cross-linked hyaluronic acid, whose water binding ability is several times greater than the already amazing water-binding ability of hyaluronic acid. Also offers longer-term moisturizing benefits.

Sodium Hyaluronate - The most common, salt-form of hyaluronic acid that can be found in large and medium molecular weight in the formula.

Tremella Fuciformis (Mushroom) Extract – The extract of silver ear mushroom known for its amazing water-binding abilities. It contains sugar constituents, including Glucuronic acid, one of the building blocks of Hyaluronic Acid. It is cosmetically very elegant, non-sticky, and has additional antioxidant benefits.

Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid – A smaller molecular weight version of Hyaluronic Acid that is known for its ability to reinforce the skin’s natural defense & healing mechanisms.

Panthenol – A classic skincare ingredient that is a reliable soothing, moisturizing and skin-protecting agent.

full inci list:

Water, Glycerin, Peg/Ppg/Polybutylene Glycol-8/5/3 Glycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tremella Fuciformis (Mushroom) Extract, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid, Panthenol, Tocopherol, Carbomer, Propanediol, Pentylene Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol

research:

Papakonstantinou, Eleni, Michael Roth, and George Karakiulakis. “Hyaluronic acid: A key molecule in skin aging.” Dermato-endocrinology4.3 (2012): 253-258.

Schlesinger, Todd, and Callie Rowland Powell. “Efficacy and safety of a low-molecular weight hyaluronic Acid topical gel in the treatment of facial seborrheic dermatitis.” The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology 5.10 (2012): 20.

Journal of immunology, 2008 Aug 1, Low Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acid Increases the Self-Defense of Skin Epithelium by Induction of β-Defensin 2 via TLR2 and TLR4

Customer Reviews

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Thalia Davies
Wonderful

I love using this serum on both my neck and my face both AM and PM. It still allows me to wear layers over the top and my moisturiser and sunscreen don't slip even when I'm in Singapore in humidity. I love it but this winter while I'm in the cold I'll be trying the rich version.

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Ambroggi Antoine
Exceptionnel

Sérum incroyable qui lisse la peau en quelques secondes.

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Timi
Great for everyday

The light formula is amazing for me, I tried to mix in with creams, but I find it works better for me used alone. I usually apply it before my spf, and skip the day cream, or I use it at night on sensitive areas when I am applying retinoids. It also last quite a long time a small amount is enough for my entire face/neck area :)

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Ana Munoz
HA Light serum

I’ve tried so many HA serums from well-recognised brands and can confirm that this is the best by very far!! I am in my late twenties and starting to feel changes in my skin elasticity yet still suffering from acne, and this is the only serum that works perfectly for my skin, gives it an amazing healthy glow and yet doesn’t feel too greasy nor clogs my pores. It is also extremely good price for value, and the customer service is amazing! I would highly recommend trying it.

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Karo
HA serum

Simply wonderful!
Keeps my skin hydrated and you only need 4-5 drops
Very happy with the purchase