Beauty & Style

Why hyaluronic acid is the must-have ingredient in your moisturiser

This key ingredient in lust-have hydrators holds over 1,000 times its weight in water. So imagine how much it can do for your skin.

Akaran Essential Water Gel, $55 (120g)

The all-in-one spreads and absorbs easily, so it can be used both day and night, and is especially great on oily or combination skins. With three types of hyaluronic acids and two types of collagen, the colourless. odourless formula seeks to repair, soothe and moisturise. We also love that it’s free of harmful ingredients like parabens, silicones and ethanol.

Available at Sasa stores in Singapore. 

Philosophy Renewed Hope in A Jar, $62 (60ml)

Satiate your skin’s thirst via a trio of hyaluronic acids. Reformulated from the brand’s bestselling moisturiser for a lighter, finer consistency, the product helps lock in water and speed up its delivery to cells – with a blue agave extract to encourage your body’s natural production of hyaluronic acid. This continuous hydration means your complexion stays naturally soft and luminous all day.  

Available at Philosophy and Sephora stores in Singapore