Niacinamide

Also known as Nicotinamide, Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3 that is extremely popular in skincare products due to its antiaging properties. According to Dermatology Times:

“A 12-week clinical study of a topical 5% niacinamide emulsion demonstrated a 21% improvement in fine lines along with a 14% skin tone clarity and 15% radiance improvement.”

In addition to improving wrinkles, niacinamide has use has been shown to do the following:

  • Reduce sebum production and pore size
  • Reduce skin inflammation
  • Improve skin texture
  • Promote ceremide production
  • Brighten skin
  • Lessen skin irritation and sensitivity
  • Treat acne

Products with Niacinamide

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  • COSRX Galactomyces 95 Whitening Power Essence: Available from Amazon
  • Manyo Factory Galactomyces Niacin Special Treatment Essence: Available from Amazon
  • Shark Sauce: Available from Holy Snails
  • Stratia Rewind: Available from Stratia
  • Too Cool For School Egg Cream Mask Hydration: Available from Sephora

Source(s):

Dermatology Times, http://dermatologytimes.modernmedicine.com/dermatology-times/news/anti-aging-effects-niacin-amide?page=0,0

Drugs.com, https://www.drugs.com/cdi/niacinamide.html

Wisderm, http://wisderm.com/ingredients/Niacinamide

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