This is vitamin B3, while niacinamide (can also be written nicotinic acid) may not be the skincare ingredient everyone is buzzing about, it is most definitely a worthy skin-healer offering multiple benefits, particularly for skin suffering from visible signs of inflammation, rosacea and blemishes/seborrheic states.

Among the benefits, is its ability to refine the appearance of enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, dullness, and congested skin. Niacinamide helps to repair UV damage, but in contrast to antioxidants and some other vitamins, niacinamide is actually very stable in skincare formulations.