Hyaluronic Acid in Restylane

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Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance that is already found naturally within the human body. It is a substance that is capable of storing up to 1000 times its own weight in water and so as a result, its purpose in the skin is principally to hydrate and promote healthy skin function.

The more Hyaluronic acid in your skin, the more healthy skin function and hydration and therefore the younger, fresher and healthier your skin is bound to appear. Everybody will inevitably age aesthetically. This is because as we get older our stores of Hyaluronic acid are naturally depleted, but certain things can speed this process up. This includes the state of your immune system, lifestyle choices you make such as diet, smoking, and drinking and – quite a big factor – your exposure to UV and UVB rays.

So if you have partied a little too hard, stayed out in the sun a little bit longer than recommended and generally haven’t looked after yourself throughout your life then you could end up speeding the depletion process of Hyaluronic acid within your skin and ultimately ageing a lot quicker than you should.

Restylane works by giving you a top up of Hyaluronic acid, temporarily reversing this ageing process and leaving you with a drastically rehydrated, smoother, plumper and fresher appearance. This has a range of results, varying from shedding years from some people’s appearance, to just increasing confidence and self-esteem by correcting insecurities such as thin lips.

Why is Hyaluronic acid so popular in dermal filler treatments?

Apart from the effectiveness of Hyaluronic acid in getting rid of impurities, imperfections and insecurities on the face and body, there are other reasons for its popularity in the cosmetic enhancement market.

One of the big reasons is due to the fact that there is an eradication of certain ethical issues for many people. Because Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance and used in a very pure form, there is no need to test many of the products on animals and, more importantly, it eliminates the need to use animals for collagen. This means that you can have a clear conscience when getting your new look, and not have to be a little bit freaked out that you are injecting animal fat into your face and body!

Due to this pure and natural makeup of the product is another reason for the popularity. Because everyone is born with Hyaluronic acid present within themselves, it is very unlikely that you will suffer any kind of adverse reactions. Obviously this is a great thing and another worry of your mind when considering the pros and cons to this kind of treatment, but it also means that you are not required to undergo a skin test, which reduces the amount of time you have to wait to achieve a younger and healthier look.

Another reason for the popularity of hyaluronic acid in dermal fillers is due to the immediate results. With the Restylane Sub Q treatment, there is a noticeable and substantial change as soon as the gel has been injected into your skin. Over subsequent weeks after your treatment, your optimum look will be perfected and achieved as your body gets used to and uses the hyaluronic acid now in your skin, leaving you with the look that you desire. As opposed to surgical procedure which also gives immediate results, hyaluronic acid will not bruise, affect your body and potentially leave nasty scars when treated in the correct way by a trained medical professional.

The Use of Hyaluronic Acid in Restylane Sub Q

Hyaluronic acid is the main component of the entire Restylane range, including Restylane, Restylane Perlane, Restylane Touch, Restylane Lipp, Restylane Vital, and Restylane Sub Q. Because Restylane Sub Q is the most intense product from this range, the hyaluronic acid particles are a little larger and generally much denser than its counterparts. As Restylane Sub Q is very often used as an alternative to a fat transfer, the fact that it is naturally occurring Hyaluronic acid being injected into the skin rather than your own fat or animal fat makes for a generally more pleasant experience. If you have concerns with animal rights issues, then you can have peace of mind that your treatment will not have or have had a negative impact on a living animal.

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