Everything You Need to Know About Niacinamide

Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3, an essential nutrient our bodies need. It is an ingredient worthy of attention because of its versatility for almost any skin concern and suitability for any skin type.

Since vitamin B3 is water-soluble, niacinamide will absorb into the skin most effectively as a serum to help with all your skin concerns. Here is everything you need to know about niacinamide:

BRIGHTENS & FADES SCARS
Sun exposure is one of the main factors that trigger melanin production. Niacinamide is known to inhibit this process, which helps to lighten dark spots, correct discoloration, and brighten your complexion.

MINIMIZE PORE SIZE
An overproduction of sebum may result in oily skin which can lead to enlarged pores and clogged pores. Niacinamide is known for reducing sebum production by drawing out excess oil from gentle exfoliation. This helps in minimizing pore size and regulating overall pH balance to prevent breakouts.

SMOOTHS FINE LINES
Free radicals are unstable electrons in molecules that are caused by UV exposure and even food. They change the composition of healthy cells and damage them by causing visible aging effects such as wrinkles, sagging, and roughness. Niacinamide is helpful in reducing sun damage that comes with aging, which includes wrinkles and fine lines.

REDUCES WATER LOSS
Dehydration is one of the main causes to dullness and uneven skin tone. Niacinamide helps your skin grow a lipid barrier by decreasing transepidermal water loss, allowing your skin to retain moisture which is beneficial for treating dullness and breakouts.

REDUCES REDNESS & ACNE
Niacinamide is known for it's anti-inflammatory properties to help minimize redness and irritation which comes as no surprise that this hero ingredient has the ability to heal acne. Not only does it reduce the risk of inflammation and infections, Niacinamide helps to boost the healing process to prevent scarring.

BUILDS SKIN RESILIENCE
As we age, our collagen levels naturally deplete over time. Niacinamide helps to stimulate collagen production which therefore improves elasticity and firmness of the skin while smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles.

The best part about this do-it-all ingredient is that you can pair it with your other skincare products worry-free. Niacinamide gets along with most commonly used ingredients such as retinol, antioxidants, and AHAs.

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Opaleze Brightening Serum

Skin brightening serum for the face with six natural actives - including Mandelic Acid, Arbutin, and Niacinamide - improves the appearance of skin's texture to reduce the appearance of dark spots, sun damage.