10 Skin Care Benefits of Niacinamide

June 25, 2019

10 Skin Care Benefits of Niacinamide

If you are on the quest for healthy looking skin, this ingredient needs to be in your skin care arsenal. 

Niacinamide, or Vitamin B3 (also called Nicotinic Acid) offers multiple benefits to the skin. It can help to visibly diminish the appearance of large pores, fine lines, skin dullness, and also helps to even out skin tone.

There is solid research supporting the benefits of Niacinamide.This skin vitamin is one that truly benefits nearly every skin type. Other recent research published by the editors of the Melanoma Letter suggests that niacinamide "can significantly reduce recurrences of actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in patients with a history of these lesions."

10 Skin Care Benefits of Niacinamide

Niacinamide, or Vitamin B3, is a potent skin care ingredient with myriad benefits. There have been multiple studies showing that niacinamide applied topically:

  • Reduces inflammation
  • Helps prevent melanin from reaching the skin surface
  • Improves skin elasticity
  • Protects against UV damage
  • May help to treat skin conditions such as rosacea and psoriasis
  • Helps reduce the appearance of skin discolorations
  • Improves clarity & tone
  • Helps prevent moisture & water loss
  • Helps make your pores look smaller
  • Promotes collagen and ceramide production (source)

An additional benefit? Acne sufferers, read on.

Why?  The latest science suggests that Niacinamide may be crucial for the treatment of acne.Solid research supports the claim that Niacinamide is beneficial for those with acne for many reasons. Niacinamide reduces sebum production.

Additionally, Niacinamide has been shown to reduce the growth of something called Cutibacterium acnes, which is a gram positive bacteria that is linked to chronic acne.

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Ready to add Niacinamide to your skin care routine? Check out our lightweight Daily Facial Moisturizer.





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