A derivative of nicotinic acid, a component of vitamin B3 (niacin) that isn’t the same ingredient as niacinamide, yet functions in nearly the same manner. There is research concerning myristyl nicotinate’s ability to improve a variety of skin concerns.
Reference for this information:
Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, November 2007, pages 1176-1182
Experimental Dermatology, November 2007, pages 927-935; and June 2007, pages 490-499
Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, February 2007, pages 893-899