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“Hyaluronic Acid” Expedition

Hyaluronic Acid- This is what I am!

The name hyaluronic acid is getting more familiar these days, because many industries have become aware of its usefulness. But, do you know why…?
In this section, we will tell you about the unique properties of hyaluronic acid, which you have not have known before.

Excellent hydrating properties

A gram of hyaluronic acid is capable of hydrating 2 to 6 liters of water.

(Quote: Akasaka H, et, al, FRAGRANCE JOURNAL:1986, 78, 42)

Jelly, viscous and elastic substance

An aqueous solution of hyaluronic acid

An aqueous solution of hyaluronic acid has no color or odor. Hyaluronic acid is a viscoelastic substance, meaning that it has very high viscosity and elasticity (the ability to return to its original shape) characteristics. The elasticity of hyaluronic acid varies depending on its concentration and molecular weight. At high concentrations and molecular weight, hyaluronic acid behaves like a gel.


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