Also known as vitamin B3 and nicotinic acid, niacinamide is a very effective skin-restoring ingredient that offers multiple benefits for aging skin. Niacinamide can improve skin’s look and feel, brighten its tone and revive skin's healthy texture. [1,2,3,4]
Niacinamide is stable in the presence of heat and light. [1,2,3,4]
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