Hydrogen for Skin Hydration? Dr. Nicholas Perricone Explains.
You may remember from chemistry that hydrogen, the first element of the periodic table, is the smallest, lightest molecule and the most abundant molecule in the universe. It represents 90% of all matter. Hydrogen is also one of two main components of water w, which covers 71% of the surface of the Earth and at least 65% of our bodies. It wasn’t until recent decades that hydrogen received the recognition it deserved. Hydrogen is not only a clean and zero-emission source of fuel, but it also boosts energy, fights disease, and gives you glowing skin.
When hydrogen is infused into water, it provides many benefits, including energy, protection against free radicals, and increased health. Dr. Nicholas Perricone is a world-renowned dermatologist, bboard-certified nutritionist, and the founder of PePerricone MDhis skincare line.
What is Hydrogen Water?
Protons and electrons can be added to water to produce hydrogen-rich water. Hydrogen water, while it is currently a hot topic in the “now trendy” section, is not a new concept. The Japanese have known for decades about the benefits of “shin’nooru” and have bathed and drank it since the 1960s. This long-standing practice was backed by studies just a few short years ago. According to the Jothe Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, bathing for three months in hydrogen-infused waters repressed neck wrinkles. Hydrogen water has been shown to help with weight loss, diabetes, and even Parkinson’s.
Still not convinced about hydrogen water? We sat with Dr. Perricone to learn more about hydrogen water and water in general. His new line of skincare products, H2 Energy, is based on this incredible molecule. It can hydrate the skin and rejuvenate it.
Dermstore – We all know that water is essential for our bodies, but what are some of the benefits most people do not know?
Dr. Nicholas Perricone: Water makes up 65-75 percent of our body weight. Water helps to maintain moisture in the human body, transports oxygen into the bloodstream, and allows nutrients to pass through the blood. In fact, water is essential to maintaining a healthy internal body temperature. Other benefits of water that many people are unaware of include: