Ingredient Focus- Niacinamide

What is Niacinamide?


Niacinamide is a type of vitamin B3, it’s easily absorbed into the outer skin layers so has many benefits for acne, ageing, sensitivity and pigmentation.


Would I benefit from using Niacinamide?


Niacinamide has many benefits for our skin. It is particularly good for; acne, ageing, pigmentation and sensitivity concerns


  • Acne

When adding Niacinamide into your homecare regime; oil production from sebaceous glands is regulated, pores minimised and skin texture improved.


  • Ageing

Niacinamide helps skin build a lipid barrier to retain moisture, this in turn reduces lines and wrinkles whilst increasing collagen production will improve elasticity and skin quality.


  • Pigmentation

Boosts protection from UV rays and pollution, repairing unhealthy skin cells and reducing pigmentation.


  • Sensitivity

Sensitive skin often has an impaired skin barrier, causing skin to be inflamed. Niacinamide repairs skins barrier from environmental damage whilst reducing inflammation.


Homecare with Niacinamide


Dermaquest B3 Youth Serum


Repairs skins natural barrier as well as environmental damage, this firming and hydrating serum; evens skin tone and reduces sebum production.

SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum


This is a targeted treatment, applied to individual patches of pigment including Post Inflammatory Pigmentation, added Niacinamide restores dull skin, controls sebum production and helps to produce pigment evenly.


Dermaquest Dermaclear Serum


A treatment moisturiser for active acne, with Salicylic and Glycolic acids to clear pores and gentle resurface. With added Niacinamide (B3) to calm and repair.


SkinCeuticals Resveratrol B E

Main ingredient Resveratrol, an antioxidant from japanese knotweed and Niacinamide boosts skin repair whilst plumping and firming. This overnight treatment serum prevents and protects skin against free radical damage.



Are all Niacinamide Products the same?


No, we only use cosmeceutical products. Cosmeceuticals are different from regular cosmetics as they are:


  • Higher strength
  • Medical grade formulations
  • Extensively clinically tested and researched
  • Able to penetrate deeper in the skin


Book your Online Consultation for advice on adding Niacinamide into your regime.