HylaFusion®, a breakthrough in skin care technology developed by the Matrix Biology Institute, is based upon decades of research on the structure, function and uses of various forms of hyaluronic acid, one of the molecular building blocks of our body’s intercellular matrix. Using proprietary polymerization methods, a network of large hyaluronic acid molecular chain assemblies is formed. They have virtually infinite molecular weight and can absorb and release relatively large volumes of water that may contain water-soluble molecules, much like a sponge: thus the name HylaFusion®.
Benefits and Advantages
HylaFusion® acts like a “second skin”: it hydrates the skin’s surface layer (stratum corneum) and maintains movement of water, biologically active ingredients, and small water-soluble molecules toward the skin’s deeper layers. HylaFusion® continues to retain and deliver water and soluble ingredients even when it feels dry on the skin.