What is Niacinamide?

Vitamin B3. It is essential for some skin cell functions including repair and renewal since it is a precursor for some of the chemical reactions in the skin that need to occur for these functions to be maintained. The vitamin itself is water-soluble, which means that we must either eat it or wear it topically to reap its benefits. Among a handful of other powerful ingredients such as retinol and vitamin C, niacinamide is a standout because of its versatility for almost any skincare concern and skin type.

 

Why is it so important?

Niacinamide plays an important role in soothing and helping to restore and protect the skin barrier. Known for its capacity to help repair damaged DNA, improve cellular energy, and downgrade the effects of sun-induced UV rays, it is particularly useful for fighting early signs of ageing such as wrinkles and discolouration. Vitamin B3 helps prevent and treat hyper-pigmentation by slowing down the transportation of melanin to the skin’s surface and it’s also effective in improving the skin’s barrier function to maintain skin hydration.

This particular vitamin also has an antibiotic effect, which means it improves skin congestion and acne breakouts, all whilst regulating sebum. Like vitamin C, studies support its impressive brightening properties, the extent of which come down to the concentration of the vitamin in the product in question. They also back its ability to maintain moisture, strengthen the skin barrier and aid in the synthesis of healthy fats—all of which are paramount for healthy, youthful, and glowing skin.

 

Aesthetics Rx B Serum ($109rrp) is an oil-free moisturising serum packed with Vitamin B3, supported by Vitamin B5, & Hyaluronic Acid. This serum provides maximum skin hydration & is suitable as a moisturiser for acne or oily prone skin or as a serum prior to normal moisturiser in normal, dry or dehydrated skin.

 

Key benefits:

  • Reduces pigmentation such as age spots and sun spots 
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles and improves skin texture
  • Provides an anti-angry benefit by reducing red blotchiness
  • Reduces sebum production so that skin is less shiny or oily
  • Strengthens the skin barrier so it can be more hydrated, plump and dewy
  • Reduces facial pore appearance and in some studies have been shown to reduce acne severity.

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