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Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer

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Details

It's a special "cross-linked" from of IT-moisturizer, hyaluronic acid (HA). Cross-linked means that "normal" HA pieces (1-2 million Da molecular weight) are chemically bound togeather to create a big, "infinite" mesh.

The special HA mesh has a remarkable water-binding capacity, 5 times more than the already crazy water-binding capacity of "normal" HA. This water filled crosslinked HA gel forms a smooth film on the skin and continuously delivers the bound water, so it gives long-term moisturizing benefits.

Btw, crosslinking HA was developed for dermal fillers (as crosslinking helps their longevity), and this guy is the topical version of FDA approved dermal filler called Hylan B gel. Smearing crosslinked version all over ourselves is a newish thing, and incoming evidence so far suggests that it's a great idea, even better than normal HA. 

A very recent, 2016 research article compared the topical moisturizing effect of crosslinked HA (not Hylan B gel specifically, but something called Resilient HA or RHA), HMW-HA and LMW-HA and found that "TEWL (that is trans-epidermal water loss, the water that evaporates from the skin) was reduced by 27.8% with RHA, and by 15.6% with HMW HA, but increased by 55.5% with LMW HA." (You can read much more about HMW and LMW HA here in the geeky details section.)

All in all, we think Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer is an awesome version of HA, probably superior to traditional versions, so be happy to spot it on the ingredient list. 

Show me some proof

  • Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD., 2016 Apr;15(4):434-41., Pilot Comparative Study of the Topical Action of a Novel, Crosslinked Resilient Hyaluronic Acid on Skin Hydration and Barrier Function in a Dynamic, Three-Dimensional Human Explant Model.

Products with Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer

NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Serum 1.00% The Chemistry Brand Hyaluronic Concentrate Hylamide Booster;Low-Molecular Ha NIOD Multi-Molecular Hyaluronic Complex Sunday Riley Tidal Brightening Enzyme Water Cream The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 The White Company Super Serum - Advanced Multi-Depth Concentrate Wonjin Effect Medi Hydro Vial Mask Atopalm Real Barrier Aqua Soothing Ampoule D'Care Face Up Double S Anti-Aging Serum Hylamide Sensitive Fix Booster Hylamide Subq Anti-Age Advanced Serum Revolution Mild Skin Exfoliator (5% Lactic Acid + Hyaluronic Acid) Revolution Skincare Plumping & Hydrating Solution - 2% Hyaluronic Acid Revolution Skincare Skin Hydration & Regenerating Serum - 5% Atp The Ordinary Lactic Acid 5% + Ha The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% + Ha Chuda Healing Hydrating Cream Core Care America Scar Zone Advanced NIOD Multi-Molecular Hyaluronic Complex 2 (Mmhc2) The Ordinary Lactic Acid 10% + Ha Solal C-Serum The Chemistry Brand Inhibitif Body Hydrator SkinMedica Ha5 Rejuvenating Hydrator elf Hydrating Booster Drops Hada Labo Gokujyun Premium Hyaluron Milk Emulsion Hada Labo Gokujyun Premium Hyaluronic Acid Lotion The Chemistry Brand Ha3 Hand Hydrator Ultrasun Overnight Summer Skin Recovery Mask Youth To The People Superfood Air-Whip Moisture Cream Aromatica Lively Superbarrier Hyaluronic Acid Toner NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Serum 5% Paula's Choice Radiance Renewal Mask Perricone MD High Potency Classics: Hyaluronic Intensive Moisturizer The Ordinary Buffet Youth To The People Age Prevention Moisture Cream Youth To The People Age Prevention Serum hif (Hair is Fabric) Volume Support The Ordinary Buffet + Copper Peptides 1% AB Crew Cutting Body Hydrator Abib Rebalancing Toner Skin Booster Cover fx Dewy Finish Setting Spray HIF Anti-Brass Support Inhibitf Face Serum NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Serum 2:1 The Chemistry Brand Inhibitif Intimate Care Youth To The People Superfood Peptide Eye Cream hif (Hair is Fabric) Curly Hair Support The Ordinary Aha 30% + Bha 2% Peeling Solution hif (Hair is Fabric) Colour Support