The Surprising Truth About Hyaluronic Acid
There are certain things that are accepted as hard truths within the beauty industry. Vitamin C can brighten dark spots, for example, or hyaluronic acid moisturizes—or does it? Turns out, there’s a lot about hyaluronic acid we weren’t aware of—like the difference between it and sodium hyaluronate (which is actually a salt rock). Or, that “99% hyaluronic acid” serum you’ve been slathering on really isn’t 99% hyaluronic acid at all, but rather a mixture of hyaluronic acid and water. We know—what?!