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Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Story of Egg Whites and Our Skin

THE STORY OF EGG WHITES AND OUR SKIN:  HYALURONIC ACID In 1942, Endre Balazs applied for a patent to use hyaluronic acid as a substitute for egg white in bakery products.  He would go on to discover a multitude of benefits to hyaluronic acids. What is hyaluronic acid (HA)?  This is a naturally occurring, jello-like substance called glycosaminoglycan found throughout the human body in which skin collagen and elastic tissue fibers are embedded.  It is also found in many topical products and in injectables used to volumize the face.  HA is present in almost every tissue and organ, and is … Continue reading