Niacinamide

Category

Anti-Inflammatory

Ingredient

Niacinamide

Definition

Category: Anti-inflammatory

Type: Ingredient

Definition: Known as niacin, niacinamide or nicotinic acid. It has the power to reduce trans-epidermal water loss as well as preserve the health of the barrier function. More than that, it also assists in the DNA repair of the skin by increasing the protein synthesis and stimulating the ceramide synthesis.

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Benefits

  • Improves skin barrier strength
  • Helps to repair signs of past UV damage
  • Minimises enlarged pores
  • Improves uneven skin texture
  • Softens fine lines and wrinkles
  • Diminishes dullness
  • Protects the skin from free radicals

Danger

  • Must use an SPF after use

Hint

Super well tolerated by sensitive skin, this is an excellent ingredient for those having an impaired barrier function.

Contraindications

High concentrations should not be used on a compromised skin barrier

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