Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring glycosaminoglycan found in your body’s connective tissue. Glycosaminoglycans are long unbranched carbohydrates, or sugars, called polysaccharides. They play a crucial role in the cell signalling process, including regulation of cell growth, proliferation, promotion of cell adhesion, anticoagulation, and wound repair.
A very popular ingredient in skin care for helping skin stay plump and hydrated, Hyaluronic acid has amazing benefits for keeping hair hydrated too. Hyaluronic acid can bind up to 1000 times its weight in water! In other words, it functions as a humectant and draws water molecules into the hair cuticle to keep it nice and hydrated.