WHAT IT IS
Niacinamide is a water-soluble Vitamin B3. It appears as a white crystalline powder or colourless crystals and is soluble in water and ethanol.
It is used in skin care products to enhance the appearance of dry or damaged skin by reducing the flaking and restoring suppleness. It forms a lipid barrier to retain moisture, reduce inflammation (redness and sunburn) and regulates sebum production and minimize pores appearance.
In hair products, it refines the appearance and feels of the hair by improving the texture of the hair.
COMMONLY FOUND IN
It is used in bath products, shampoos, hair tonics, skin moisturizers and cleansing products.
CAUSES & EFFECTS
Niacinamide is safe to be used for most adults and for pregnant and breastfeeding women under the recommended amount.
Nicotinic acid amide
Please consult your physician about the use of niacinamide in your skincare routine during pregnancy.