Skincare can get tough, and the DERMABELL Team would like to share our knowledge about what makes up the products you put on your skin: Ingredients! Stay tuned for our weekly featured ingredient!
We're glad that all of you chose the right answer! Salicylic acid is used to prevent skin inflammations and is a popular ingredient in skincare for troubled skin!
Sodium Hyaluronate is the ingredient that helps your skin stay moisturised & plump throughout the day!
What is Sodium Hyaluronate?
Sodium hyaluronate a powerful natural moisturising factor (NMF). It is hyaluronic acid in its salt form, which is a polysaccharide that can naturally be found in the body's connective tissues.
What's a humectant? - A humectant is a moisturising agent that draws and retain moisture from the air into the skin, just like a magnet! With more moisture, your skin stays youthful, radiant, plump and your skin barrier has better defence against environmental aggressors.
EWG Score: 1 (Very low risk of sensitivity!)
Sodium Hyaluronate has remarkable moisture-retaining properties, said to hold up to 1000x its weight in water! In salt form, it is more stable & less likely to oxidise than in acid form. Plus, with a molecular weight lighter than that of hyaluronic acid, it is more easily absorbed into the skin and can reach the deeper layers of skin.
When applied to the skin, Sodium Hyaluronate not only reduces trans-epidermal water loss, but attracts and locks moisture in the dermis layer. This effectively hydrates the skin, and boosts its volume and density for a plumping effect.
Sodium Hyaluronate is not just a moisturising ingredient - but a POWERFUL one. In a humid climate like Singapore's, Sodium Hyaluronate is going to be your best friend, no matter your skin type!
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