Skin Care Article: Skin Hydration. How Moisturizers Work
Issued February 15, 2014
how softening agents and moisturizers work
Near the surface of the skin the content of water is only 10% of the cell weight
Water concentration gradient in the skin
is conditioned by constant moisture loss from the surface of the skin.
Content of water in viable epidermal cells makes up to 70% of cell weight,
in lower corneal layer it is 30% and near the surface of the skin the content of water is only 10% of the cell weight.
This is how softening agents and moisturizers work
Skin's natural moisturising ingredients are: urea, phospholipids as well as lactic, malonic,
Hyaluronic Acid and pyrrolic carboxylic acids.
Natural moisturizing ingredients
retain water on the skin surface, connecting it, or affect cell protein configuration which
results in water retention in the cells.
are produced by the body to maintain structural integrity in tissues and to maintain fluid balance.
is a type of GAG that promotes collagen synthesis, repair, and hydration.
GAGs serve as a natural moisturizer and lubricant between epidermal cells
to inhibit the production of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs).
supplements can help to provide temporary restoration of enzyme balance
to slow or prevent matrix breakdown and consequent onset of wrinkle formation.
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may be used as an intensive rejuvenating course, as a one-off treatment to improve the skin's appearance,
or before special occasions as desired.
the moisture level assessment method has been used to
compare the skin confition
can be performed in beauty salon and at home. Read the details
During the contest for the best Hydration Treatment the
moisture level assessment method
has been used to compare the skin confition:
- skin condition before the treatment,
- skin condition straight after the procedure
- skin condition 24 hours after the treatment.
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Skin Hydration. Assessment Methods
Hyaluronic Acid and Glycosaminoglycans
extracted from placenta
Hyaluronic Acid and Glycosaminoglycans extracted from placenta has the best quality and
is the most effective.
- Its is 100% compatible with human skin, does not cause allergic reactions or irritations.
- Cosmetics which contain hyaluronic acid softens, moisturises and protects the skin,
noticeably changing its appearance.
- In medicine
Hyaluronic Acid is used for
speeding up wounds healing
(especially burns) and in ophthalmology.
Hyaluronic acid is recommended for
high quality moisturising gels and creams though
it practically used in cosmetic products, medical treatments, including make-up products.
- moisturising creams,
- anti-aging creams,
- anti cellulite programs,
- eye creams,
- anti-inflammatory serums,
- wound healing and regenerating Gels,
- Professional Reguvenation and Medical Treatments.
Hyaluronic Acid serve the purpose of
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Plazan cosmeceuticals are developed using the
latest production technology to preserve
the biologically active components of the placenta
and provide our clients with superior
anti-aging skin care products and efficient
regenerating treatments for problem skin,
that are more effective
than those presently available in the Skin care market.