Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3 , a water-soluble vitamin. Our body does not produce it, so we need to obtain it through food (meat, fish, milk, eggs, cereals and vegetables).
|As we age, the skin loses its natural ability to retain certain compounds, such as niacinamide.
Its concentration in the skin may vary due to environmental factors and age- related changes. Therefore, the use of cosmetic products with niacinamide is beneficial to maintain optimal levels in the skin and take advantage of its various skin health benefits.
In dermatology it has been used for a long time to combat acne , aging and skin blemishes . Currently its properties have made it one of the most sought after ingredients. Let's see why.
A SUPER ASSET
Niacinamide is a multifunctional skin care active . It can combat the appearance of wrinkles and expression lines or acne , protect the skin by improving the barrier function , reducing blemishes , rosacea or regulating fat production.
Therefore, it has benefits on all skin types and both day and night.
1 - BALANCES FAT PRODUCTION
Its effectiveness in reducing sebum production has been demonstrated. on the skin. This is possible by influencing the activity of the sebaceous glands and directly reducing oil production. It can help prevent clogged pores , pimple formation, and improve other problems associated with acne such as blackheads .
2 - SKIN MOISTURIZER
Helps increase moisture levels in the skin by strengthening the skin barrier. A healthy skin barrier is crucial for retaining moisture and preventing water loss , which helps prevent dry skin, keep skin hydrated and looking healthier.
Its role in the production of ceramides also Protects the skin from moisture loss and dehydration.
Thanks to this role, it is a very valuable ingredient in moisturizing creams.
|Chronic exposure to UV radiation can reduce the amount of niacinamide available in the skin.
3 - POWERFUL ANTI-AGING
Niacinamide helps fight wrinkles thanks to the stimulation of the production of collagen, keratin , filaggrin and involucrin , proteins that participate in skin firmness .
Its anti-aging properties benefit skin damaged by UV rays by stimulating collagen production, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, providing antioxidant protection and improving skin texture.
This makes it a versatile and valuable ingredient in skin care products aimed at combating signs of aging and protecting skin from sun damage.
There is scientific documentation that reveals its possible role in the reduction of dermal glycosaminoglycans , present in skin with sun damage .
In addition, it reduces the yellowish tone of aging skin. This could be due to its incredible antioxidant action that prevents oxidation. of collagen and elastin.
4 - COMBAT STAINS AND MARKS
Its action on stains and marks is due to a double mechanism of action. On the one hand, it acts as a light exfoliant, blurring existing stains . On the other hand, it slows down the flow of melanin to the cells that surround the melanocyte, preventing its formation.
5 - ALLY OF THE BARRIER FUNCTION
The barrier function of our skin improves thanks to niacinamide. On the one hand, it increases the production of ceramides and other lipids, helping to keep cells united , and on the other, thanks to the stimulation of keratinocytes , it helps to redensify the skin .
The barrier effect of the skin is essential to protect the body against pathogens and maintain homeostasis. This function is closely linked to the immune system , as the skin acts as a point of contact between the body and the external environment and plays a crucial role in detecting and responding to potential threats.
The result is stronger skin that is more resistant to damage caused by external agents, including premature skin aging .
6 - RELIEF FROM DRYNESS AND IRRITATION
Niacinamide has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties that help relieve dryness and irritation in the skin. This can be especially beneficial for people with dry or sensitive skin, as it can help soothe the skin and reduce feelings of tightness.
Acne-prone or rosacea-prone skin has a great ally in it, as it also reduces redness.
Niacinamide should not be confused with niacin, an acidic form of vitamin B3 that can cause skin irritation.
6 - SUPER GLOWING EFFECT
Thanks to all the aforementioned actions and its ability to restore cellular energy, it manages to give the skin an incredible luminosity .
Niacinamide is a 100% safe active. It is not photosensitizing or photosensitive.
WHERE WILL YOU FIND HER?
He PORE MINIMIZING SEBOR REGULATOR SERUM from OhMyKoko contains Niacinamide as its star active ingredient.
If your skin is oily or combination , you will find it a true ally . In addition to making your skin free of excess oil , it will provide it with the hydration it needs and help slow down the aging process.
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