Hyaluronic Acid Supplements Portland OR

Fighting the good fight against wrinkles can raise some questions, like whether it’s better to take supplements or to fortify the skin with lotions and potions. Hyaluronic acid, a lubricating polymer found naturally in the body’s tissue, joints, and cartilage—but frustratingly absent in the creases of mature skin—now comes in both forms, holding a two-pronged promise to plump up aging skin.

Sephora
(503) 620-0750br>
9500 SW Washington Square Road
Portland, OR
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Monday-Saturday:10am-9pm
Sunday:11am-6pm

Sephora
(360) 254-3800
8900 NE Mall Drive
Vancouver, WA
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Monday-Saturday:9am-10pm
Sunday:10am-8pm

Capello Salon
(503) 236-4422
729 E Burnside St Ste 103
Portland, OR

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Passerini Todd
(503) 228-2804
117 SW Taylor St Ste 100
Portland, OR

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Shannon Hair Salon
(503) 235-7685
3907 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR

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Sephora
(360) 253-9550
19005 SE Mill Plain Boulevard
Vancouver, WA
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Monday-Saturday:9am-10pm
Sunday:10am-8pm

Koipod Salon
(503) 231-4141
3442 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR

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(503) 295-4995
555 SW Oak St
Portland, OR

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(503) 222-5267
900 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR

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(503) 227-4228
310 SW Stark St
Portland, OR

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The Beauty Bar: A New Strategy for Supple Skin

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By Einav Keet

Fighting the good fight against wrinkles can raise some questions, like whether it’s better to take supplements or to fortify the skin with lotions and potions. Hyaluronic acid, a lubricating polymer found naturally in the body’s tissue, joints, and cartilage—but frustratingly absent in the creases of mature skin—now comes in both forms, holding a two-pronged promise to plump up aging skin.

What To Take: “The high molecular weight of hyaluronic acid (HA) has made it difficult to absorb when taken orally,” says Aaron Tabor, MD, who specializes in nutrition. He recommends supplements made with Injuv, a patented, smaller form of HA, that has a higher absorption rate. Take up to 400 mg a day for optimal effect. In a cream, HA acts as a humectant, creating a barrier that attracts water molecules to the skin, making your face and body appear smoother.

What To Try: Source Naturals’ Injuv Hyaluronic Acid ($44.20 for 60 capsules; www.sourcenaturals.com ); BioActive Nutrients’ Injuv ($49.95 for 120 capsules; www.bioactivenutrients.com ); or Home Health’s Hyaluronic Acid Rejuvenating Hand and Body Lotion ($12.99 for 8 oz; www.homehealthus.com ).

Author: Einav Keet

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