Women probably spend the equivalent of our national deficit trying to stop the aging process and to battle, prevent, or eradicate wrinkles and fine lines, relying on everything from creams to serums to procedures to fad diets. Okay, so maybe it's not that much, but it's a lot, as evidenced by the copious product options lining drugstore shelves and department store counters. But what about a pill? Is there a pill that could prevent wrinkles?
Wrinkle fighting and prevention is an active, and some might even say, aggressive, process. You have to specifically put potions and ointments on your skin, or book appointments, and be vigilant about the skincare regimens. It would be nice if you could do something equally (or even more) effective, but significantly more passive. Like take a supplement.
Well, Allure reports that a supplement with hyaluronic acid, which is already present in the body, could have supreme anti-aging properties. Hyaluronic acid is already utilized in creams and fillers, since it can plump the skin and soften lines. And those are just the external uses and benefits. Studies indicate when the hyaluronic acid is taken internally in pill form, it has even further value.
So there's that. It's a lot to, well, digest.
When can we start popping these babies? Well, that's TBD. Obviously, the supplements have proven impressive in research studies and the supplement has been used to treat problem joints. But their future as an anti-wrinkle crusader is uncertain.
You can bet that I will file hyaluronic acid in my mental hard drive and pay attention when I see it mentioned in my beauty travels.
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