Hyaluronic acid helps the skin retain moisture and strengthen the skin's barrier, which ensures better hydrated and younger looking skin.
Restores moisture balance
Softens fine lines and wrinkles
Doesn't leave skin feeling tight
This hyaluronic acid booster instantly smooths skin and visibly plumps fine lines and wrinkles.
Gives lips a fuller, younger look
Visibly firms & smooths lines
Hydrates & softens lips
Keep lips smooth, full and youthful-looking with regular use of this advanced anti-ageing lip treatment.
Fades brown spots
Antioxidants soothe skin
Promotes radiant-looking skin
Give skin a boost with 15% Vitamin C for dramatically brighter, younger-looking skin.
Smooths skin's surface
Visibly reduces enlarged pores
Concentrated 10% niacinamide visibly minimises pore size and improve skin’s texture.
Cleanses skin without drying it out
Fights signs of ageing
Fights breakouts and blackheads
Creamy foaming face wash will leave skin feeling refreshed, soft and smooth.
Reduces discolouration from breakouts
A lightweight hyaluronic serum that reduces brown spots from breakouts and makes pores less visible.
Nourishes very dry skin
Rich and soothing restorative moisturiser for effective hydration.
Suitable for breakout-prone skin
Leaves skin feeling clean and refreshed
Super-light, anti-ageing toner prevents signs of ageing and refines pores.
Leaves skin soft and hydrated
Gentle, milky toner offers superior hydration while minimising the appearance of wrinkles.
Suitable for rosacea-prone skin
Calms red skin
Ultra-gentle serum calms and hydrates irritated, red and sensitive skin.
Lightweight, gel cleanser for red, sensitive skin gently removes excess oil and debris.
Light lotion, does not feel oily
This gel moisturiser absorbs quickly to give a matte finish, without clogging pores.
Unclogs and visibly refines pores
Liquid exfoliant gently exfoliates the skin’s surface and inside pores for clearer skin.
Reduces signs of ageing
Light gel, does not feel sticky
This lightweight gel reduces puffy eyes, brightens skin and minimises fine lines.
Regular use of skincare with hyaluronic acid will help to protect the outer skin layer and enhance moisture content, making it a must-have for dehydrated skin. It also has powerful anti-ageing properties, so it can do wonders to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Plus, as hyaluronic acid is so gentle, it can regularly be used on even the most sensitive skin types, for a softer, smoother and more hydrated look.
To learn about the science behind how it works, see: What is hyaluronic acid?
Paula’s Choice Skincare features a range of products that include hyaluronic acid, so you can choose how to add it to your skincare routine. You can combine it with most other skincare ingredients without any issues and even ‘layer’ multiple hyaluronic acid products to maximise the benefits. So you could start your day with a hyaluronic acid face wash, refresh with a hyaluronic acid toner and then slather on a hyaluronic acid moisturiser afterwards for an extra boost of dewiness.
Eagle-eyed label checkers might also notice that we include sodium hyaluronate in many of these formulations. This is a salt derived from hyaluronic acid that gives most of the same benefits, but is more easily absorbed into the skin, as it has a lower molecular weight.
If you’re wondering when to apply hyaluronic acid in a skincare routine, it’s most effective when smoothed onto slightly damp skin. It’s a ‘humectant’ that draws moisture to the epidermis, either from the air if it is humid, or from the underlying dermis in dry conditions. So if you use it on dry skin in a dry environment, it actually can draw water from your skin and make it less hydrated.
For best results, use a hyaluronic acid serum on slightly damp skin after cleansing, but before applying moisturiser, sunscreen or base make-up. Or for a hyaluronic acid moisturiser, simply use it as you would any other moisturiser: after cleansing and toning, but before applying sunscreen.
Salicylic acid, also known as BHA is a gentle exfoliating ingredient that unclogs pores and can help to prevent breakouts and blackheads. It also has anti-inflammatory benefits, which means it can work to calm skin and minimise redness. Skin that is prone to acne or rosacea can benefit from using both BHA and hyaluronic acid. The BHA will gently polish and prep, ready for the plumping and hydrating benefits of hyaluronic acid, for smoother, calmer, healthier-looking skin.
Our philosophy? Smart, Safe Beauty. The products you use should work and be good for your skin, no exceptions. Based on our heritage in consumer advocacy, each of our formulas is effective, safe and backed by cited research. We uncover the truth about skincare and share all of the facts with you along the way - because keeping your skin healthy shouldn't be a mystery.
Our products do what they promise and we want you to experience that for yourself, that's why we offer a 60 day money-back guarantee. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, contact us within 60 days for a full refund.
For any questions about our products or for help on building a skincare routine, please contact our Customer Care team. Our skincare experts are on hand to help you find the best products for your skin.
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