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What is Silver Hydrosol?

What is Silver Hydrosol?

Silver hydrosol is a mixture of ultra-fine, positively charged silver ions (Ag+), suspended in pharmaceutical-grade purified water. It is the purest and highest grade of all the silver categories (made of 99.99% pure silver).

Silver hydrosol has powerful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, regulates skin flora, increases the process of tissue regeneration, decreases irritant effects caused by oxidative stress and stimulates skin elasticity.

What is silver hydrosol used for?

Silver hydrosol’s benefits as a healing agent are many, and for this reason, it has been a popular remedy throughout history long before it was scientifically proven.

In medical care, colloidal silver is used by surgeons to help wounds and burns heal. Doctors will often use dressings infused with it to harness the element’s antibacterial and antimicrobial effects and support the natural healing process.

Silver came into our founder, Joy’s, life from a young age when her mother would use silver gel to treat the scratches and grazes that come with childhood’s natural curiosity and adventure. From childhood and on to adolescence, Joy saw how well her sister’s skin responded to antibacterial silver when she was experiencing teenage acne.

Joy’s personal experiences with silver made such a deep impression, she decided to found ARgENTUM ~ to share the nourishing and healing properties of silver hydrosol with more people.


Is silver hydrosol good for skin?

Calming, purifying and cleansing, silver hydrosol supports skin health by reducing inflammation, eliminating bad bacteria, and promoting tissue regeneration. That makes it a powerful ingredient to use to treat skin concerns, and get skin looking and feeling its best.

“Silver hydrosol is an exceptional skincare ingredient that helps to calm the skin by reducing inflammation and fights bacteria without destroying the natural flora of your skin.”

Joy Isaacs, ARgENTUM Founder & CEO

 

What are the benefits of silver hydrosol?


1. Anti-inflammatory

Silver hydrosol protects the skin from free radicals and environmental irritation to reduce inflammation and redness. This can support the healing of chronic skin conditions like acne, eczema, rosacea, and dermatitis.

2. Anti-bacterial

Silver hydrosol penetrates the membrane of bacterial cells, destroying bad bacteria and microbes from the inside out. By reducing the amount of bacteria on the skin, silver hydrosol can also help reduce acne and breakouts.

3. Regulates skin flora

Your skin flora is incredibly sensitive – changes in your environment, UV radiation from sunlight, and bacterial imbalance on the skin’s surface can all disrupt it. Integrating silver hydrosol into your morning and evening skincare routines can help restore the delicate balance of your skin microbiome. That’s because it eliminates bad bacteria and protects the skin from environmental irritation caused by extreme temperatures or changeable weather, pollution, and UV rays.

4. Regenerates tissue

As well as treating inflammation and skin concerns, silver hydrosol can help damaged skin heal faster by supporting the regeneration of skin tissue. Even if your skin doesn’t look or feel damaged, utilising silver hydrosol can support the generation of new skin cells to help skin appear more youthful.

Our silver skincare collection is for all skin types and ages, so that everyone can enjoy the benefits of silver hydrosol. But, as science is embedded in how we do things at ARgENTUM, we wanted proof on paper of silver’s healing properties.

After three months of using la potion infinie, our restorative silver face cream, we saw these results:

  • 94% reported reduced inflammation
  • 72% reported improved acne & blemishes
  • 70% reported improved fine lines & wrinkles
  • 55% reported improved pigmentation

Is silver hydrosol the same as colloidal silver?


Colloidal silver is small particles of silver suspended in liquid, but there are many different types, including ionic silver, silver protein, and silver hydrosol, which is a category apart. The quality and purity of each varies, but silver hydrosol is the highest grade, in which the positively-charged silver particles are suspended in purified water.


Is silver hydrosol safe? Are there any side effects?


We understand that people may feel concerned about introducing new ingredients into their personal routines, so we always recommend doing your own research until you feel confident. We made sure to do the same when creating our formula, and we found no reported health cases associated with silver hydrosol. Silver hydrosol is the safest form of silver.


How do you take silver hydrosol?


With all its nourishing benefits, silver hydrosol is a wonderful addition to your skincare routine. You’ll find it across our collection, from our oil to milk cleanser and facial cleansing bar, to our balancing silver face mask.

The beauty of this mystical metal is that, the more you seek to know, the more it will reveal. Our research uncovered a powerful catalyst that enhances the properties of silver ~ DNA HP. The other half to our patented formula, DNA HP is the highest cosmetic-grade DNA available. Intensely hydrating and anti-oxidative, DNA HP is an elixir for the skin.

Integrate this patented formula into your skincare ritual and watch as your skin is nourished, replenished, and rejuvenated. Discover our full silver skincare collection.