In the world of skincare, few ingredients have made as big a splash as Hyaluronic Acid (HA) and it's not by chance. It's because HA is a thirst-quenching drink for your skin, gently rehydrating aging/brittle collagen fibers. It’s often remarked as the secret to ageless skin, and we’re here to tell you why.
HA is no ordinary compound; it's a natural substance that your body already knows and loves. Found within your tissues, it acts as an internal lubricant and boasts an astonishing ability to retain water—over 1000 times its own weight, to be precise. While HA is abundant in the fluids of joints and eyes, what's truly fascinating is that roughly half of it resides right there in your skin.
Now, here's the thing about aging: it's a process that can leave your skin feeling parched. As time goes by, your skin's capacity to hold onto moisture diminishes, leading to those pesky wrinkles and sagging. Collagen, a key player in skin structure, undergoes a transformation as well. Think of collagen like a rubber band: when it's stretched repeatedly without moisture, it loses its bounce and, eventually, breaks—much like aging skin. But imagine that same rubber band submerged in water—it retains its suppleness and elasticity. This is where HA steps in, ensuring that collagen fibers remain well-hydrated and your skin stays firm.
Youthful skin flaunts generous amounts of HA, giving it that enviable smoothness and elasticity. However, as time marches on, your skin's HA levels naturally decline, leaving your skin craving hydration. This is where HA truly shines—it acts as a water magnet, binding to moisture and guaranteeing a wrinkle-free appearance.
But here's where HA's magic takes center stage: when you apply it to your skin, it creates a protective shield. This shield traps water within the skin's deeper layers, ensuring lasting hydration and a velvety smooth texture that lasts up to 24 hours. In essence, it's like a reservoir of moisture, continuously revitalizing your skin
In the realm of skincare, quality reigns supreme. Not all HA is created equal. We make the deliberate choice to use high molecular weight HA because it has a superpower—it holds more water. When our HA touches your skin, it forms an invisible, water-retaining film, drawing in moisture and guarding against its loss from the depths of your dermis.
Moreover, we're not content with the ordinary. We invest in superior ingredients because we believe your skin deserves nothing less. We could source HA at a fraction of the cost, but we deliberately choose quality over compromise. The TROPICÓS GIRL commitment is to provide results, exceptional quality, and unwavering transparency.
HA is your ticket to youthful, radiant skin. So, why wait? Unlock the power of HA and embrace the transformation it brings. Your skin deserves the best, and we're here to deliver it.
02 Toner / HYDRATING ESSENCE DROPS
An electrolyte drink to rehydrate your skin. Made with hyaluronic acid / guava / coconut water / niacinamide, these dewy water drops act as a toner + essence in-one to quench and infuse your barrier with preventative + corrective vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Apply 02 Toner after cleansing on damp skin first, then finish with a layer of 03 Serum for the ultimate barrier replenishment.
Ashley Cox is a certified IHP (Integrative Health Practitioner), wellness innovator, and writer based in San Diego, CA. When she’s not with her dog at the beach, or skiing in the mountains with family, she enjoys empowering others through research-forward writing and holistic skin education.