Antioxidants , Vitamins , Skin-Soothing , Skin-Restoring

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. Niacinamide is stable in the presence of heat and light.

Reference for this information:

Journal of Agrictural Food and Chemistry, 2006, issue 7, pages 2558-2562

International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 2005, issue 3, pages 155-160

Dermatological Surgery, 2005, issue 7 part 2, pages 860-865

Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, 2004, issue 2, pages 88-93

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