The gentle ingredient all skin types love especially those with sensitive skin.
Niacinamide has never been truly put into the spotlight for all it’s amazing benefits. It’s a skincare multi-tasker that helps hydration, fading dark spots, and regulating oil and sebum. The best part is that it’s a safe ingredient and a wonderful solution for those with sensitive skin.
What does it do?
- Builds up keratin (a protein that keeps your skin firm and healthy)
- Minimizes pore appearance
- Protects against environmental stressors (UV rays)
- Balances oil and sebum production
- Helps with fading dark spots
- Helps reduce irritations
- Minimizes fine lines and wrinkles.
It sounds like a superhero of ingredients! Well, it is and it’s been a part of numerous studies. See below for some of our favorites.
By supporting the outside surface of your skin, niacinamide helps increase your skin’s resiliency, improves the texture by making your pores appear tighter and smaller.
It also has skin protection power by taking away the power of free radicals. Niacinamide can add an extra electron to those unpaired free radicals which makes them calm down and stop them from going crazy.
Niacinamide has been shown in studies to help balance oil and sebum production which can help with acne and pimples.
Studies have shown that niacinamide can help decrease hyperpigmentation and increase skin lightness by inhibiting the development of melanin.
Reducing fine line, wrinkles, and red blotches was the focus of a study that showed improvements all around when niacinamide was part of their skincare routine.