Finally dispelling the myths about Hyaluronic Acid

If you use skincare, you would know about the benefits of Hyaluronic Acid (HA), the trending beauty ingredient known for its plumping and youth-boosting benefits.

As HA has become increasingly buzz-worthy, so too have a few myths about this trending ingredient! We are here to spill the tea on all things Hyaluronic Acid and debunk some of these myths once and for all – so you can finally go forth and achieve that dewy, bouncy skin without hesitation.

6 things you need to know before using Hyaluronic Acid

Myth #1 – Hyaluronic Acid can draw out moisture, causing more dryness 

False! You may be using the product wrong!

HA works as a humectant, meaning it draws moisture from its environment. This is why we always recommend applying HA to damp skin. Spritz your skin with our Toner Mist or ensure skin is left slightly damp after cleansing before applying your serum.


Myth #2 – A higher percentage of Hyaluronic Acid equals better results

False! Less is more when it comes to HA

Opt for formulas containing no more than 2% of Hyaluronic Acid. In most scenarios, formulas with a higher percentage become too gluggy with penetration of the ingredient becoming less effective. 


Myth #3 – Not all Hyaluronic Acid is created equal 

True! 

We use both a low and medium molecular weight to ensure the skin’s surface becomes pillowy and bouncy, whilst also ensuring the deeper layers of the skin are hydrated. 

What’s more, we use a plant-derived HA making it 100% vegan and cruelty-free!


Myth #4 – Hyaluronic Acid is incredible for anti-ageing so you should use it in every product!

Both true, and false!

It is true that HA is incredible for plumping and relieving fine lines, however, don’t become too obsessed. Stick to serums and moisturisers as this super-ingredient won’t add much value to your cleanser or exfoliant!


Myth #5 – Hyaluronic Acid is for topical skincare only

Fasle!

We love using Hyaluronic Acid internally to hydrate the skin from the inside-out, and promote healthy joints and connective tissue! Try it in our Complexion Protein+ Powder


Myth #6 – Hyaluronic Acid is not a team player

False! 

HA may work wonderfully on it’s own, but when paired with natural Vitamin C the two ingredients work as a tag team to brighten and hydrate at the same time. Hello youthful glow! 

We use both Hyaluronic Acid and naturally derived Vitamin C from Australian Kakadu Plum in our No.3 Exotic Goddess Ageless Serum for the ultimate plumping, brightening and glow-giving serum. 

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Try nature's answer to pillowy, dewy skin for yourself with Edible Beauty's Hyaluronic Acid Edit

No.3 Exotic Goddess Ageless Serum

This youth and beauty secret weapon is enhanced with Kakadu Plum, packed with the world’s highest levels of Vitamin C, along with Hyaluronic acid to brighten and hydrate the skin, combat water loss and amplify plumpness, so skin emerges smoother, firmer and visibly rejuvenated. 

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& Botanical Water Gel

The ultimate skin plumping gel, containing Hyaluronic Acid and Prebiotics to visibly plump and smooth the skin whilst providing cellular hydration. Niacinamide and naturopathic botanicals nourish and balance the skin for a smooth and radiant complexion. 

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Bloom of Youth Infusion Sheet Mask

Looking for an instant face-lift sans the needles? Our Bloom of Youth Infusion Sheet Masks are the ultimate complexion perfecter containing Polysaccharide rich Honey Locust to instantly tighten skin, along with Hyaluronic Acid, which visibly plumps and hydrates to promote healthy, radiant-looking skin. Wildcrafted Australian Lime Caviar naturally brightens and illuminates for an ultra bouncy, smooth and glowing complexion! 

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Complexion Protein+ Powder

This Naturopath formulated beauty supplement contains highly bio-available plant-based protein, along with Hyaluronic Acid to boost hydration from the inside-out. Peptides, natural Vitamin C and skin superfoods support healthy collagen formation, and deliver essential minerals for beautiful and radiant skin.

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Daisy Thompson

BComm&Media (MktgComm)

Daisy has a Bachelor in Communications and Media (Marketing) and brings a love for all things make-up and beauty to the Edible Beauty team. With qualifications in both Marketing along with Makeup Artistry, Daisy has a strong passion for natural beauty products and has spent many years experimenting with makeup and skincare. She believes that good, healthy skin is the ideal canvas for makeup, and to achieve this you must look after your skin from the inside – and out. Daisy has experimented with natural skin remedies throughout her teen years to improve skin conditions such as eczema and hormonal skin issues and has developed a strong belief in the power of botanical actives. 

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