7 Benefits & Uses of Niacinamide Serum For Skin
Skin problems like acne, blemishes, uneven skin tone - pop up when you least expect them, leaving you helpless, highly upset, and with questions like "Why am I facing acne breakouts"? "What to do for blemishes on face"? "How to treat enlarged pores"? "How to even out skin texture"?
If you, too, have been asking these questions and searching for solutions to treat them then, one ingredient must have caught your attention – Niacinamide!
These days, it has become a staple ingredient that is present in the most effective dermatological regimens. And because of its supreme treat-it-all and treat-it-well quality, it has gained quite a significant foothold in the skincare world.
Not only has it proven its mettle in treating the problem of acne, but it has also shown excellent results in curing blemishes, pigmentation, and dark spots. It is now readily available in different concentrations, in and as a standalone serum, and in conjunction with other heroic skincare ingredients like Hyaluronic Acid and Retinol.
Are you getting all inquisitive? Want to know how to include it into your daily routine and reap its benefits? Then read ahead:
What is Niacinamide?
It is a water-soluble active of Vitamin B3+, with an excellent safety profile and prolific suitability for all skin types. Its topical application works at the cellular level, aids in new cell growth, balances and maintains skin's natural oil production, enhances skin's elasticity & strength - ensuring overall skin health and texture.
Now that we know what Niacinamide is, let us look at ways it is beneficial for the skin.
Benefits of Niacinamide for Skin
- Fades Away Acne Marks You already know about acne – marks, scars, and spots that pop up unexpectedly and the irritation and redness it causes. Niacinamide is a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agent that treats acne and helps fade away the marks by bringing down the inflammation. It soothes the skin, reduces oiliness and redness, leaving the skin even-toned and healthy. However, results for various skin types and various people may differ.
- Regulates Excess Oil
It keeps a check on excess oil (a primary concern for people having oily skin) and sebum secretions of the skin. Thereby, it brings in a balance in the natural sebum levels and prevents its overproduction. The reduced oiliness further lessens the occurrence of acne and makes the skin look healthy, nourished, and happy.
- Minimize Enlarged Pores
Niacinamide clears out congestion and shrinks enlarged pores, thereby improving skin elasticity and texture. It also gently exfoliates and detoxifies the skin from the bacterial accumulation and oxidative stress caused due to pollution, dust, dirt, and toxins. Thus, it deeply cleanses, rejuvenates, and brightens the skin.
- Lightens Hyperpigmentation
Niacinamide is known to alleviate dark & discolored patches (melasma) quite effectively. Regular application of concentrated Niacinamide Serum boosts the removal of the stubborn red dark pigmented spots from the face. It also prevents the pigmented cells from reaching and affecting the skin's outer surface, leaving it flawless and radiant.
- Reduces Appearance of Wrinkles and Fine Lines
Topical application of Niacinamide serum boosts collagen and protein production at the under-eye and facial area. Thus, its increased levels help minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles that come with premature aging.
- Hydrates Skin
Niacinamide helps in preventing water loss by strengthening the outermost skin layer(epidermis). It enables the skin to develop a ceramide (lipid) barrier that improves its moisture-retaining strength. Also, unlike other serums, it does not dry out skin instead maintains its moisture level intact. Thus, it helps to keep the skin highly hydrated, soft, and supple.
- Shields Skin Against Sun Damage
You cannot escape Sun but can surely beat its harmful UV rays with Niacinamide. It helps to foster the growth of new and healthy skin cells and prevents further damage.
So, apply Niacinamide enriched serum evenly on the face before heading out in the Sun. Also, remember to use SPF 50 sunscreen like TNW Sun Defence Sunscreen after its application to shield skin against sun sensitivity.
After learning about Niacinamide's benefits, let's know its uses.
Use of Niacinamide for Skin Health
Skincare formulations like TNW-The Natural Wash Vitamin C Face Serum and Anti-Ageing Serum formulated with Niacinamide helps to rejuvenate and replenish skin. These naturally formulated ayurvedic serums enriched with citrus goodness and antioxidants treat stubborn acne marks & scars, minimize enlarged pores, reverse premature aging signs, and sun damage to have clear, healthy, glowing, and youthful skin.
Niacinamide undoubtedly, is a terrific cosmetic ingredient, offering a broad spectrum of benefits for the skin. It succinctly fades away the stubborn acne scars, marks, tanning and sun damage. Like a real magic wand, it works wonders on blemishes, uneven skin tone and enlarged pores. Hence, it is right to say that Niacinamide – a multifaceted ingredient, is the perfect solution to fight off various skin problems faced by young and aged alike. It is time to include it in your skincare regimen with TNW naturally formulated ayurvedic products!