Niacinamide aka Vitamin B3 is one of the most famous and hyped up ingredients in the skincare industry. Here’s everything you need to know about this powerhouse ingredient and why you should start including it in your skincare routine.
Where Do You Get Niacinamide?
Our bodies don't naturally produce niacinamide, but we normally get it from our diets such as in meat, fish, nuts, and mushrooms, as well as to a lesser extent in some vegetables. In its raw form, it is called as Niacin. Niacin is converted to Niacinamide when eaten.
Power of Niacinamide for Skin
+ Improves the skin barrier that protects and keeps the skin healthy by boosting the production of collagen and ceramides.
+ Regulates sebum production so when your skin is super oily, niacinamide helps to regulate sebum production resulting in less greasy skin.
+ Fade dark spots, stubborn scars and hyperpigmentation by Inhibiting melanin production. Melanin is the pigment that makes up scars and dark spots
+ Reduce blemish appearance by clarifying congested skin, strengthening the skin barrier which is vital for skin’s protection and highly anti‑inflammatory to soothe irritated and sensitised skin.