Niacinmide (Vitamin B3)



Niacinamide, also known as nicotinamide or Vitamin B3, is an excellent ‘all-rounder’. There is robust evidence for use when applied topically. It works well to combat dry skin, eczema, dark spots, dullness, melasma, excess oil production, inflammation and rosacea. It can act as an antioxidant and can even stimulate the body’s own production of antioxidants. It is very calming for those with red, reactive, sensitive or Rosacea prone skin.

Different Forms:

Also called Vitamin B3. Niacinamide is water soluble, inexpensive and a very stable, reliable ingredient.

Works very well alongside or incorporated into Retinol/Retinoid actives, SPF & Zinc as it helps to restore the skin’s barrier function.




Some people have reported feeling a stinging sensation when applying Niacinamide.

Top Rated Niacinamide Products

La Roche Posay Toleriane Sensitive

Dr Sam’s Flawless Moisturiser - contains 5% Niacinamide

Paula’s Choice 10% Niacinamide Booster

CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion PM Ultra Lightweight

EltaMD UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46

The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

Revolution Skin Blemish and Pore Refining Serum - 10% Niacinamide + 1% Zinc