Apply Niacinamide topically has been shown to benefit skin color, decrease melanin synthesis, suppresses hyper-pigmentation, and decrease inflammation and itching. It inhibits the transfer of pigment to skin cells, minimizing dark spots.
Niacinamide has been shown to increase ceramide and free fatty acid levels in skin, prevent skin from losing water content, and stimulate microcirculation in the dermis
Niacinamide has a growing reputation for being able to address skin discolorations (often in tandem with other proven skin-lightening agents such as vitamin C and glucosamine) and to reduce acne.
The biochemical effects of Niacinamide is to increase synthesis of collagen and to increase ceramide and free fatty acid levels in skin,
Topical application of Niacinamide also decreases UV-induced skin cancers and prevented immuno suppression by UV irradiation.
Direction for Use Add small amount to your favorite serum, lotion or cream up to 5%. It will dissolve in it slowly. For maximum results, apply B3 vitamins in the morning and evening. To reduce irritation from your retinoid, use it in conjunction with niacinamide Mix them together in the palm of your hand before applying-they won't inactivate each other, says Baumann. Besides decreasing side effects, the combo produces superior anti-aging benefits. Keep it in dry, cool and dark places.
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