Hyaluronic acid is considered a hygroscopic substance; these are characterized by maintaining the skin layers in optimal elasticity and flexibility, thanks to its appropriate water content. Hyaluronic acid is one of the most powerful humectants, acts as a sponge for attracting and retaining water, and increasing the absorption capacity of the skin, which due to its polymeric structure presented. Their addition is recommended in cosmetic formulations of 3-15%.
It is believed that the effect of hyaluronic acid in the joints can speed recovery after an ankle sprain. It has also come to be successfully used in cases of knee osteoarthritis.
Recommended anti-aging treatments for sensitive skin, cellulite creams and gels in reducing its high regenerative capacity of the skin giving a good state of elasticity and flexibility.
It is the main component of the vitreous humor and synovial fluid, but is very widespread in the extracellular matrix everywhere.