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Also known as vitamin B3, this multitasking anti-ageing ingredient can help improve elasticity, barrier function, and the tone and texture of skin. It also helps maintain water content in the skin and stimulates microcirculation to help leave skin looking and feeling soft and smooth.
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a very effective skin-restoring ingredient that offers multiple benefits for ageing skin.
Need to hydrate skin? Fight acne? Fade dark spots? Soothe redness? Reduce wrinkles?
It doesn’t matter what you throw at it, niacinamide can handle it. If it’s not in
your skincare routine yet, add it immediately. Here’s why niacinamide is a must have:
Niacinamide, a form of Vitamin B3, is a great moisturizer. Niacinamide creates a barrier on the skin that slows down water loss. The result? Skin is softer, smoother and less prone to irritations. Niacinamide is even more moisturising than vaseline.( read report) This is very impressive because, despite its not so favorable rep, vaseline is still one of the most moisturising substances for the skin.
NIACINAMIDE REDUCES THE APPEARANCE OF WRINKLES.
Niacinamide improves skin in many ways, including reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. How? It stimulates collagen production, the protein that keeps skin firm. The more collagen your skin has, the later it will sag and wrinkle.
Some of the best collagen boosters, like vitamin C and retinol, can. be too harsh for sensitive skin and seriously irritate it. Niacinamide is much gentler. Anyone can use it without problems.
NIACINAMIDE IS AN EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR ACNE
You know what’s the worst thing about acne? After a while, it becomes resistant to the antibiotics you use to treat it. That’s your cue to start the search for a fix all over again.
Niacinamide may just be it. A 1999 study compared a 4% niacinamide gel to a 1% clindamycin gel (a topical antibiotic). Eight weeks later, 82% of patients treated with niacinamide saw an improvement while clindamycin worked well for only 68% of those who used it.
The researchers concluded that “4% nicotinamide gel is of comparable efficacy to 1% clindamycin gel in the treatment of acne vulgaris“. They say it works thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties.
Here' the great bit. P.Acnes, the bacteria that gives you acne, doesn’t grow resistant to niacinamide.
NIACINAMIDE CAN SOOTHE ROSACEA
Rosacea is an annoying condition with many symptoms: skin redness, dryness, sensitivity and inflammation. They key to keeping it under control is to make sure your skin’s protective barrier remains intact. When it’s a little damaged, skin becomes prone to irritations and dryness.
The 2005 Study " Niacinamide-containing facial moisturizer improves skin barrier and benefits subjects with rosacea. shows that applying a facial moisturizer with niacinamide twice a day for a month improves skin barrier function, relieving the symptoms of rosacea.
NIACINAMIDE HAS SKIN-LIGHTENING PROPERTIES
Niacinamide is in almost every Korean product. Koreans are obsessed with fading dark spots and every trace of hyperpigmentation. It’s a job niacinamide does well. In 2002, researchers found that moisturizers and sunscreens with 2% and 5% niacinamide “significantly decreased hyperpigmentation and increased skin lightness compared with vehicle alone after 4 weeks of use”.
In 2002 research study found that 4% niacinamide is an effective treatment for melasma. But it doesn’t work as well as hydroquinone. Still, niacinamide may be the better choice. Hydroquinone tends to be very harsh on the skin.
We recommend anyone who’s dealing with dark spots to try niacinamide first. Niacinamide fades dark spots, niacinamide inhibits the transfer of melanosomes (small bubbles within a cell that carry melanin) from melanocytes (the cells that produce melanin) to the keratinocytes (the predominant cell type in the outer most layer of the skin) of the epidermis.
It prevents melanin (the pigment that gives skin its colour) from reaching the outer layer of your skin. If it can’t get there, it can’t make it darker.