The name “hyaluronic acid” is getting more familiar these days. But, do you know why…?
In this section, we will tell you about the unique properties of hyaluronic acid.
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, viscoelastic substance
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 viscosity of hyaluronic acid varies depending on its concentration and molecular weight. At high concentrations and molecular weight, hyaluronic acid behaves like a gel.