is the biologically active form of niacin, Vitamin B3. Niacinamide
increases the rate of skin exfoliation and increases moisture barrier
Studies have shown it to be useful in increasing synthesis of collagen
inhibiting the transfer of melanosomes and decreasing inflammation.
"Niacinamide is one of the vitamins that I believe we'll hear more and
more about in the coming years. Already, topical 4% niacinamide has been
to be beneficial in the treatment of papular and pustular acne in a 4%
well as the improvement of skin cancer and its anti-tumor
Dr. Draelos. SOURCE: American Academy of Dermatology. Niacinamide is an
antioxidant that works for age related issues.
B5 (dl-Panthenol) a humectant effective at counteracting the dryness
occurs in aging skin and increases the moisture retention capacity of
which allows dry skin to stay supple and elastic longer. Itís
and stimulates skin regeneration. Niacinamide and Panthenol improve the
condition of the skin's moisture barrier, a function considered by
dermatologists as critical to healthy skin.