Learn: All About Niacinamide

Learn: All About Niacinamide

Let’s talk about the humble B vitamin complex for a moment. It's really rare for anyone to have a vitamin B deficiency. It can be found in many foods including cereals, vegetables, eggs, fish, meat and milk. It’s easy to get enough through your diet. 

But this water soluble vitamin is nothing to scoff at. Without it you can have problems with:

  • Skin health

  • Circulation

  • Eye health

  • Nervous system function

  • Energy production

  • Liver health

  • Hair health 

All that being said, it's great that there are rarely cases of vitamin B deficiency. It can be devastating.

But let’s not beat around the bush. What does this have to do with getting you flawless skin?

That’s why you're here after all.

Niacinamide is derived from vitamin B. It’s a big player in the health industry. It has amazing anti-inflammatory properties and is used to treat acne, rosacea and eczema. It’s also a UV protector and can help repair damaged DNA. For that reason it’s used to prevent melanoma, a type of skin cancer, in high risk populations.

This has caught the eye of people who are looking for a rejuvenating skin care routine.

When incorporated regularly, niacinamide is able to tackle almost everything you want addressed by your routine.

  • Not only does niacinamide regulate sebaceous oil gland production it creates a lipid barrier to keep moisture locked in the skin minimizing the appearance of pores.

  • Niacinamide is anti-inflammatory. Over time you’ll notice improvement in redness and acne reduction.

  • Collagen production is stimulated along with keratin. This can help skin firm up, become more plump and smooth and reduce hyperpigmentation.

  • UV protection is also a benefit which can increase the rate of skin cell turnover for healthier skin. It also protects from environmental stressors such as toxins, sunlight, and pollution. As a result, fine lines and wrinkles are kicked to the curb.

Niacinamide can simplify tackling all these in one step.

We know you’ll love adding this to your skin routine. Especially since niacinamide is great for almost all skin types and concerns.

While niacinamide boasts a lot of its own benefits, niacinamide is a powerhouse when combined with other products.

This is the true strength of this vitamin.

If you’re looking to rein in uneven skin tone or hyperpigmentation, niacinamide works beautifully with vitamin C, bakuchiol and retinol.

It’s also extremely complementary to AHAs, BHAs, hyaluronic acid and peptides. If your skin is dry and flaky, niacinamide reinforces the common moisturizers you use daily.

So you don’t have to worry about re-balancing your skin routine once you add niacinamide. Like salt and pepper, it pairs incredibly well with other products and enhances your routine.

It also easily falls into any step of your routine. Niacinamide is found in serums, toners, cleansers and exfoliators. To maximize the skin glow you can get from niacinamide, try and get it in products that stay on your skin, rather than letting it get washed off in products like cleansers and exfoliators.

The 'Stay Balanced’ Enzyme Hydrator is a fresh approach to getting smooth and flawless skin. This light-weight cream combines the powerhouse benefits of niacinamide with anti-aging ingredients including hyaluronic acid and bakuchiol, a natural alternative to retinol. It hydrates and boosts natural skin function all while protecting your skin from daily damage.

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