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Also known as: Nicotinamide

A form of vitamin B-3, Niacinamide can help to build proteins in the skin and lock in moisture to prevent environmental damage.

Benefits include:

  • Helps in building Keratin- a type of protein that keeps your skin firm and healthy.
  • Helps in growing a Ceramide (lipid) barrier- this helps to retain moisture and is beneficial for all skin types.
  • Reduces inflammation- which helps to ease the redness from eczema, acne, and other inflammatory skin conditions.
  • Minimizes pore appearance- keeps skin smooth and moisturized which naturally reduces pore size over time.
  • Regulates oil production- helps to regulate the amount of oil the sebaceous glands produce.
  • Protects against sun damage- helps to rebuild healthy skin cells and protects them from the damage of harmful UV rays.
  • Treats hyperpigmentation- Research has found concentrations of 5% can be helpful in lightening dark spots. This is likely due to increased collagen production.
  • Minimizes fine lines and wrinkles- Research has found concentrations of 5% are also helpful in reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
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