Words: Heather Spencer
It’s officially the must-have thirst quenching skincare ingredient everyone’s talking about, thanks to its endless list of youth boosting, moisture infusing benefits. Whether you’re a die-hard Hyaluronic Acid fan, or you’re new to this wonderous skin plumping powerhouse, here’s our top 12 Hyaluronic Acid Heros, with a hefty hydration hit guaranteed.
Kiehl’s Vital Skin-Strengthening Super Serum, £54, www.boots.com
This Super Serum targets multiple skin concerns while protecting against daily stressors, thanks to its powerful formulation which includes the brands smallest molecular size of Hyaluronic Acid, for optimal skin absorption.
Evolve Organic Beauty Hyaluronic Serum 200, £36.12, www.johnlewis.com
This best-selling natural serum contains 200mg of concentrated low molecular Hyaluronic Acid for deep skin penetration, while Organic Pomegranate extract regulates cellular turnover and locks in moisture.
Biossance Squalane + Hyalronic Toning Mist, £25, www.spacenk.com
With two types of hydration boosting Hyaluronic Acid, this multi-purpose, weightless toning mist can be used under or over your moisturiser, over make-up for a dewy finish, or anytime your skin needs a refreshing pick-me-up.
Temple Spa Most Revealing Glowing Skin Oxygen Peel, £40, www.templespa.com
This innovative oxygenating bubble peel, designed to be used after cleansing, is powered by anti-oxidant rich Vitamin C and Sodium Hyaluronate (which has a smaller molecular size than Hyaluronic Acid), for maximum moisture retention.
Byoma Brightening Serum, £12.99, www.cultbeauty.co.uk
Powered by science, this multi-tasking, glow boosting formula from Byoma targets hyperpigmentation and uneven skin tone, thanks to the brands Tri-Ceramide Complex, which is expertly blended with a healthy dose of Niacinamide and Hyaluronic Acid.
Omorovicza Intensive Hydralighting Cream, £138, www.feelunique.com
This antioxidant rich moisturiser comes with a hefty list of impressive skin loving benefits. The encapsulated and micro-injected Hyaluronic Acid provides advanced hydrating results, both instantly and overtime.
Paula’s Choice Hyaluronic Acid Booster, £36, www.paulaschoice.co.uk
Designed to be used alone or blended into your favourite serum or moisturiser when your skin needs an extra hit of intense hydration, this potent liquid-gel treatment contains a concentrated infusion of Hyaluronic Acid and Ceramides.
Glossier Super Bounce Hyaluronic Acid Vitamin B serum, £24, www.glossier.com
Formulated to create a super smooth canvas without any unwanted stickiness, Glossier’s Super Bounce serum boasts 3 molecular weights of Hyaluronic Acid, as well as a Pro Vitamin B5 Complex, for instant smoothing and long-term hydrating results.
111 Skin Hyaluronic Acid Aqua Booster, £85, www.lookfantastic.com
Harnessing the brands innovative approach to their skincare range, this replenishing elixir penetrates deep into the Epidermis to combat dryness and dehydration, for a luxuriously soft and supple finish.
Super Facialist Hyaluronic Acid Firming Super Lift Day Cream, £17, www.lookfantastic.com
This age-defying, Hyaluronic Acid rich moisturiser not only infuses skin with a nourishing hydration boost, the added UV filters act as a skin protectant, while plumping Tetrapeptide actively stimulates Collagen production.
Bad Habit Silent Mode Hydrating Hyaluronic Mask, £22, www.asos.com
A whipped mousse textured, uber hydrating Hyaluronic Acid face mask, packed full of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory rich ingredients such as Spirulina, Lavender, and Neroli Oils. Leave on overnight for an intense hit of hydration.
Trilogy Hyaluronic Acid+Booster Treatment, £31.50, trilogyproducts.co.uk
From the clean beauty experts Trilogy, this treatment serum contains plant derived Hyaluronic Acid, a potent antioxidant rich blend of super berries, soothing Aloe Vera, Rosehip and Ginseng. Perfect for dry and dehydrated skin.