The Inkey List Hyaluronic Acid Review

13th February 2020 in Affordable Skincare, Serum, Skincare - 6 Comments - Talia James (The Skincare Saviour) - 2 min read
The Inkey List Hyaluronic Acid Review

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To me, hyaluronic acid is one of the most important things you could have in your skincare routine as people tend to downplay the benefits of hydration. Properly hydrated skin is a plump glowing youthful-looking skin which everyone seems to be striving for these days.

The Inkey List Hyaluronic Acid Review

What is it?

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a large sugar molecule known as a ” polysaccharide ” its made from repeating subunits. The main uses of hyaluronic acid are as a moisturiser, HA is a humectant which means it has the ability to draw moisture to itself.

HA comes in 2 forms, low provides hydration to the surface level of your skin and high which is able to be absorbed into the skin down into the epidermis.

The Inkey List Hyaluronic Acid Review

What does it do?

HA will hydrate the skin and in mature skin types it tends to have quite a plumping effect as we get older we tend to lose our stores of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is also great for dry skin as you can often get superficial dehydration lines that can be plumped and smoothed away with the use of HA.
HA is probably one of a very few ingredients where you’ll see results straight away.

The Inkey List Hyaluronic Acid Review

How do you use it?

I tend to use it in both my AM and PM routines as you can never have too much hydration. Hyaluronic acid is usually applied straight after cleansing as it can be used as a penetration enhancer for your later serums. You will find that with a hydrated skin your products will work better.

What’s in it?

Water (Aqua / Eau) solv, Propanediol solv|h, Glycerin sii|h|perf|solv|vc 0 0, Butylene Glycol h|solv|vc 0 1, Sodium Hyaluronate sii|h 0 0, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Vp Copolymer vc, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate amic|pres, Hyaluronic Acid sii|h, Carbomer vc 0 1, Polysorbate 20 emu|surf 0 0, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 cci, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 cci, Phenoxyethanol pres
Hover the mouse / tap over an ingredient for short explanation. Read more on INCIDecoder.

When will I see results?

With HA you will see results immediately but with continued use, you will notice your skin is more evenly hydrated. HA isn’t something you have wait months to work you will often notice immediately that your skin feels much plumper and hydrated.

The Inkey List Hyaluronic Acid Review

Where to buy?

You can find this serum online at Cult Beauty for £5.99* or in stores like Boots for £5.99*
Just as a note this serum might look small but it does contain 30ml like the other standard sizes of HA out there.

Have you used The Inkey List before?
What is your favourite hyaluronic acid serum?
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Talia James (The Skincare Saviour)

Scottish science nerd obsessed with all things beauty! Creator of The Skincare Saviour, a skincare blog covering everything from reviews, tutorials to busting myths, finding dupes and breaking down trends.

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  • Shireen 14th February 2020 at 5:55 am

    This sounds absolutely lovely and especially for that price. Love that I can hover over the ingredient and learn about it.

  • Lynsey Lark&Lily 14th February 2020 at 3:10 pm

    I used this & loved it! Not too runny & would purchase again. I also love the Revolution Beauty one. But I prefer the inkeylist packaging. Much better for travelling & hand luggage flying

  • Doctor Anne 17th February 2020 at 11:27 am

    This is so far my favorite HA serum, not tacky and very reasonably priced. I think I have repurchased three times already.

    Anne from Doctor Anne

  • Allie Mackin 19th February 2020 at 8:51 pm

    Ah sounds great I will have to try this good for winter time, thanks for review!

    Allie of

  • Sarah 23rd February 2020 at 9:23 pm

    I’ve not tried any of their products, but heard lots about them recently. I have dry skin and use products in my skincare routine with Hyaluronic Acid in and it makes such a difference.

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