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There’s a reason that Hyaluronic Acid has become a household word – at least under the roof of any self-respecting serious skincare enthusiast. It delivers an instant hydration hit, helps barrier-repairing function, protects your skin against inflammation (which BTW, experts now say is responsible for aging), is compatible with all skin types, is non-comedogenic and makes your face look plumper, dewier and younger.
Hyaluronic Acid is a Glycosaminoglycan, which is found naturally in the human body and as a structural component of the skin. It’s also produced synthetically to give lacking skin a boost! Our naturally-occurring levels decrease as we get older, so boosting levels from the outside absolutely helps!
the upper layers of your skin, to reflect light and make your skin look luminous
by attracting 1000x its weight in water into the skin tissue
fine lines and wrinkles, making them look less visible, immediately
Hyaluronic Acid can be found in everything from serums to creams to capsules to sheet masks (and in injectables like Restylane, or Juvederm, which we obviously don’t have here at the PIE). And it’s powerful – so you probably don’t need it in more than one layer of your morning or evening routine.
Swiss. We asked our favourite Swiss skincare scientist to formulate the ultimate Hyaluronic Acid serum. The brief? No budget limit and to use any and all synergistic ingredients with only proven active levels of everything in it. This has...
three weights of Hyaluronic Acid
plumping Polysaccharides and Pro-Ceramides
gravity-fighting Super Peptides
Use it after cleansing and toning (or after SUPERDROPS or DR GLYCOLIC) and under your moisturizer.
A Swiss-mixed cocktail of active ingredients so numerous we'd need twenty minutes just to list them. With wrinkle-rewinders, instant lifters, complexion brighteners, elasticity enhancers, Hyaluronic Acid, antioxidants, pollution blockers, moisture plumpers, free radical battlers, stem cell re-energisers and powerful plant actives. Our most-popular ‘everything’ cream, day in, day out.
Swiss. Perfect for sensitive skin, or the Retinol reticent, this ultra-gentle encapsulated Retinol serum is infused with Lactic and Hyaluronic Acids, and a concentrated, barrier-repairing Ceramide blend to help protect, brighten, hydrate, smooth fine lines and soothe your skin. Use it after cleansing and toning, and under your moisturizer.
Swiss. Like magic. With Hyaluronic Acid, Black Oat Aqua Rich extract (ultra-hydrating), water-binding Saccharide Isomerate (super soothing) and Ficucell Vita (to help boost visible firmness and elasticity). Massage a few drops onto clean skin under any mask or moisturizer to give your skin a super-hydrated glow.
Why the Super Retinol formulas we source directly from the leading Swiss skincare lab are best in class - for pretty much everybody. It’s the one thing almost every dermatologist, cosmetic chemist and expert facialist can agree on: Retinols really work. And then the debates begin. And everybody has an opinion. So we’ve rounded up some facts for you, and answered your FAQs here.