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Moisturizing and Hydrating Skin With Sodium Hyaluronate

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Your skin is a remarkable organ, with a complex configuration of cells and tissues. Still, much happens far below the surface. Here, new skin cells form, proteins are converted into collagen, and oil glands produce sebum (a slightly waxy substance). Together, these functions keep your skin smooth, supple, and resilient.
However, your skin is also susceptible to numerous internal and external factors that can impair healthy function. For example, the sun’s UV rays break down collagen, and the natural aging process slows oil production and cell renewal. Meanwhile, the over-use of harsh skincare products can inhibit your skin’s natural ability to repair itself. While most of these damaging effects are beyond our control, we still have reason to be optimistic. Below, we talk about the benefits of moisturizing and hydrating skin with sodium hyaluronate.

The Power of Sodium Hyaluronate

Not too long ago, experts believed that the outermost layer of the skin formed a nearly impenetrable, water-resistant barrier. However, we now know antioxidants, fatty acids, and herbal extracts can boost skin cell renewal and moisture retention. So, to keep your skin looking fresh and radiant, consider investing in skincare products infused with sodium hyaluronate.
Sodium hyaluronate is a moisture-binding skin lubricant, a natural humectant that delivers essential nutrients to cells far below the surface of the skin. Once you understand the strengths of this hyaluronic acid derivative, you’ll see why the combination of sodium hyaluronate and Whole-Plant, Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil can help you nurture, protect, and rejuvenate your skin.

Understanding the Health and Wellness Potential of Sodium Hyaluronate

Sodium hyaluronate is a purified form of hyaluronic acid, a thick gelatinous substance found in nearly every cell of the body. Specifically, hyaluronic acid is the substance that keeps your eyes moist, joints lubricated, and connective tissues pliable. Most of this naturally occurring substance can be found in your skin.
A substance that can hold up to 1,000 times its own weight in water, hyaluronic acid nourishes and protects collagen fibers. This gives your skin structure and volume. In youth, the body makes all the hyaluronic acid the skin needs to stay firm, plump, and resilient. But, over time, sun exposure, environmental toxins, and the natural aging process deplete the skin’s hyaluronic acid reserves. As production declines, so does the skin’s ability to retain moisture.
If you’ve been following some of the latest trends in skincare, you may have noticed the inclusion of hyaluronic acid in products like cleansing wipes, nurturing skin serums, and anti-aging moisturizers. What you may not realize is that hyaluronic acid molecules are actually too large to penetrate the surface of the skin. To fully replenish the skin’s moisture, sodium hyaluronate (a sodium salt) must be extracted from hyaluronic acid. The former has a smaller molecular weight, which allows it to penetrate the sub-dermal layers. Sodium hyaluronate also has many possible applications in the medical field and cosmetic industry.

Injectables for Face and Body

The synovial fluid that fills the knee joint typically contains high amounts of hyaluronic acid. However, diseased joints often contain less than they should. When other treatments prove ineffective, sodium hyaluronate injections can restore synovial fluid in joints that have been compromised by osteoarthritis. 
Also, when injected as a biological lubricant, sodium hyaluronate reduces the friction between adjacent tissues. To put it another way, sodium hyaluronate has the potential to minimize discomfort and improve range of motion considerably. 
Similar injections have also proven effective for patients living with temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). To fight premature aging, sodium hyaluronate dermal filler injections can improve the appearance of the nasolabial folds, soften deep facial wrinkles, and plump thinning lips.

Hydrating Facial Serums

Facial serums fulfill a need previously unaddressed by other types of skincare products. Specifically, that’s the ability to deliver beneficial skin nutrients to the tissues deep below the epidermis (top layer of the skin). Today, many facial serums are lightweight, highly concentrated, and easily absorbed by the skin.
When included as an ingredient in facial serums, sodium hyaluronate can improve moisture retention and thus, revive distressed skin. And, in view of recent studies, continued use can result in noticeable improvements in skin elasticity. By and large, sodium hyaluronate constitutes a “must-have” anti-aging ingredient in skin care products. Here’s why: It improves the skin’s ability to retain moisture, resulting in fewer fine lines and wrinkles.

Facial and Body Moisturizers

While serums can deliver a boost of moisture and nutrients to the tissues below the surface, moisturizers keep the outermost layer of the skin smooth, supple, and hydrated. Although moisturizers generally don’t penetrate as deeply as skin serums, the emollient oils and lipids in moisturizers fill the spaces between skin cells, creating a more even appearance.
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The sodium hyaluronate in moisturizing creams and body lotions seals moisture in the skin. However, applying products containing sodium hyaluronate to dry skin will likely not provide the effects you’re looking for. For best results, moisturizers containing sodium hyaluronate should be applied to still-damp skin.

Hyaluronic Acid Hair Care

Many of the same product ingredients that benefit the health and appearance of your skin can also be helpful for your hair and scalp. Sodium hyaluronate is no exception. The hair follicles on your scalp are embedded deeply into the dermal layer of your skin. As the hyaluronic acid (HA) content in your skin declines, it can have a detrimental effect on hair growth and appearance. 
As you age, your tresses may thin, and you may experience hair loss. Restoring lost moisture to the scalp with sodium hyaluronate can help stimulate hair growth and add volume to the hair. You may even find your hair less susceptible to breakage. Gentle enough for regular use, sodium hyaluronate serums can be added to shampoo, hair conditioners, or leave-in hair care products.

Renewing and Hydrating Skin With Sodium Hyaluronate and Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil

If you’re intrigued by the idea of hydrating skin with sodium hyaluronate, you may be equally fascinated by how well this hyaluronic acid derivative and Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil can work together. As the sodium hyaluronate fortifies your skin and seals in moisture, CBD and other phytocannabinoids in the Hemp Oil interact with the receptors of your skin’s endocannabinoid system (ECS).
You’ll find ECS receptors in nearly every type of skin cell. This means the phytocannabinoids in Hemp Oil will prove useful in many ways. For example, they can relay urgent messages to the receptors that regulate oil production, moisture balance, skin cell formation, and collagen synthesis. Just a few of the many potential benefits of adding Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil to your skincare routine include:
  • Reduced redness and skin irritation
  • Decreased dryness or excess oiliness
  • Reduced frequency or severity of acne (anti-inflammatory, antibacterial properties)
  • Improved skin tone and texture
  • Increased collagen production
  • Protection from free-radical damage (antioxidant properties)
  • Decreased inflammations that can break down collagen and cause blemishes
  • Reduced fine lines and wrinkles
  • Replacement of natural skin lipids to increase skin elasticity

Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil (Not CBD Isolate) Works Best With Sodium Hyaluronate

Although Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil contains CBD (cannabidiol), it’s important to know that a considerable number of hemp products labeled as “CBD Oil” don’t contain the full range of phytocannabinoids, plant terpenes, and other potentially beneficial phytonutrients found in the original plant. Instead, CBD isolate products feature nothing more than a single cannabinoid.
While CBD isolate does have potential skin benefits of its own, most Hemp Oil users find Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil products the better option. As Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil penetrates the surface, your skin also absorbs the full range of phytocannabinoids, phytonutrients, and amino acids contained in hemp. All in all, the combined effects of these plant elements contribute to a fascinating phenomenon called the Entourage Effect. This effect takes the concept of synergy to an entirely new level.

How the Entourage Effect Can Impact Your Hemp Oil Experience

Synergy is a term used to explain how the combination of active components delivers a stronger effect than individual elements on their own. It’s kind of like saying 1+1=3. 
In any case, it’s important to realize that the inactive plant components in hemp only activate when combined. Basically, 500 plant elements combine to magnify and multiply the impact of Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil. This theory of the Entourage Effect explains why so many Hemp Oil enthusiasts find Full-Spectrum products more potent than those made with just CBD isolate.

Not All Full-Spectrum Skin Care Products Deliver a True Entourage Effect™

As you search for Hemp Oil skincare products, you’ll likely find numerous companies claiming their Full-Spectrum products contain all the phytocannabinoids, plant terpenes, and plant compounds in the same ratios as the original plant source. Despite the claim, many of these companies use harsh extraction methods that compromise the integrity of the Whole-Plant.
By the same token, if you’re purchasing Hemp Oil products from a company using potentially harmful solvents or extreme heat, you may not experience the True Entourage Effect. Many of these “Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil” products turn out to be Broad-Spectrum at best.
To experience a True Entourage Effect™, you need a production process that preserves the full range of phytocannabinoids, plant waxes, essential fatty acids, and plant fibers in hemp. Many of these phytonutrients are damaged or removed by aggressive extraction methods.
That’s exactly why Synchronicity™ Full-Spectrum, Whole-Plant Hemp Oil products are crafted with oils obtained through LipidTrans™ Infusion. This unique process gently infuses organic coconut oil into our Whole-Plant Hemp in small, hand-pressed batches. Since our production methods preserve the integrity of our plants, our Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil provides a True Entourage Effect™.     

Hydrating Skin With Sodium Hyaluronate, Sustainably Sourced Hemp Oil, and Plant-Based Botanicals

Generally, the skin on the face and neck is thinner and more reactive to internal and external influences than the skin on the rest of the body. That’s one of the many reasons we’ve formulated our Synchronicity™ Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil Youth Serum to include sodium hyaluronate and an impressive number of natural plant oils and extracts.
As the sodium hyaluronate helps transport the therapeutic potential of Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil far below the surface of the skin, the other natural botanicals deliver an impressive list of potential skin benefits of their own.
With daily use, the rosehip oil in our hydrating serum can balance skin pigmentation, soften imperfections, and soothe sun-damaged skin. We also add natural argan and other plant oils to help restore your skin’s natural lipid barrier. In short, we’re particularly proud of our facial serum. The lavender oil in it also protects against free radical damage, reduces skin discoloration, and calms the senses.
Unquestionably, each Synchronicity™ Facial and Body Care Product in our topical line can elevate your beauty routine by leveraging the therapeutic potential of our Full-Spectrum, Whole-Plant infusions.  

Explore the Benefits of Sodium Hyaluronate With Synchronicity’s Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil Facial Cream

If you’re intrigued by the possibility of hydrating skin with sodium hyaluronate and leveraging the therapeutic potential of Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil, consider trying our Synchronicity™ Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil Youth Serum or Full-Spectrum Hemp Oil Facial Cream. Then, Ask Your Body™ how our products work for you. 
Finally, all Synchronicity™ topical products, capsules, and Full-Spectrum, Whole-Plant Hemp Oil tinctures, are third-party tested and produced in a cGMP certified facility. That cGMP certification guarantees that every production process meets or exceeds FDA manufacturing standards.

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