Description of Hydrating B5 Moisture Enhancing Gel:
Enriched with Vitamin B5, which is associated with tissue repair, SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Gel replenishes nutrients the skin craves ! This moisture-enhancing gel contains hyaluronic Acid, the body’s natural hydrator that binds moisture to the skin. Use with Vitamin C for a more broad treatment plan.
• Contains Vitamin B5 that helps with tissue repair and replenish nutrients.
• Leaves skin feeling supple and smooth.
• Maximizes the benefits of a daily moisturizer.
• Recommended for use with Vitamin C.
• Oil free. Ideal for all skin types.
Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid:
Hyaluronic Acid is a natural humectant and is capable of retaining 1,000 times its own weight in water, making it an effective moisturizer. Hyaluronic Acid is critical to the structural integrity of the dermal collagen matrix and a key factor in fighting aging. Studies have found that Hyaluronic Acid is a safe way in repairing acne scars as well as the appearance of wrinkles on the neck. . Hyaluronic Acid's interaction with other skin fibers drives collagen synthesis and normal skin functions.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyaluronan#Cosmetic_applications)
Benefits of Vitamin B5:
Pro - Vitamin B5, also known as Pantothenic Acid is a water soluable vitamin, which means it cannot be stored in the body but must be acquired by topical treatments. Vitamin B5 has been known to absorb water through the air and is therefore highly moisturizing. Clinical studies have proven that having a Vitamin B5 deficiency may cause acne breakouts and blemishes.