Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide)
Vitamin B3 is one of the best forms of B vitamins for your skin. Vitamin B3 can help to improve the condition of the skin, helping to many conditions including rosacea, acne, eczema, ageing and dry skin. Vitamin B3 can help to improve the appearance of the complexion by softening and smoothing the skin and reducing the appearance of fine lines and redness. It has been proven to assist with the production of ceramides and fatty acids in the skin, which helps to form the skin’s protective barrier. This allows the skin to keep moisture in while simultaneously keeping irritants out. This product is perfect for dry, sensitive and ageing skin.
Applications: Products for blemished skin, lotions, creams, sun care & after sun products, makeup products, anti-aging products.
Benefits of Vitamin B3:
- Revives the skin and works to lock in moisture, soothe the skin
- Evens out complexion and protects against the environment
- The complexion will be left looking firm, bright and refreshed
- Anti-aging products
- 0.2 - 5%. Up to 10% can be used.
INCI Name: Niacinamide
Other Names: Nicotinamide
Origin: Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide) is synthetic in origin.
Solubility: Readily water-soluble making it suitable to include in the water phase.
Stability: This vitamin is relatively stable and is not usually affected by light, moisture, UV light or acid/ alkali conditions
Appearance: White crystalline powder
Formulating Tips: Add the B3 below 70 degrees. Compatible with pH between 3.5-7.5.