What is niacinamide in cosmetics?

¿Qué es la niacinamida en la cosmética?

Why should I use it in my skincare routine?

The cosmetics sector is constantly evolving, and together with ingredients such as retinol, hyaluronic acid, vitamin C and proteoglycans, niacinamide has now become an essential ally to show off perfect skin. It is important to become familiar with this active as the benefits for the skin are impressive and its use has gained a lot of popularity in the skin care industry in the last year.

What is niacinamide and what is it used for in cosmetics?
Niacinamide is a cosmetic ingredient that belongs to the family of B complex vitamins, specifically vitamin B3 or niacin. It is also known as nicotinamide. Niacinamide is an interesting cosmetic active ingredient to improve dermatological problems such as hyperpigmentation, acne, loss of barrier/hydration function, fine wrinkles and expression lines, even rosacea.

What are the benefits of niacinamide for the skin?

Skin hydration: Improves the barrier and protection function of the skin, thus preventing dehydration.

Reducing the appearance of wrinkles (anti wrinkles): This ingredient stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, which can help reduce the appearance of expression lines, wrinkles and improve skin elasticity.

Sebum-regulating action: Niacinamide works very well on oily and acne-prone skin, acting as a sebum-regulating active ingredient. It reduces the appearance of lipid substances in the skin, which is why it also helps reduce inflammatory processes related to acne and improves the appearance of enlarged pores. Therefore, we are faced with a cosmetic active ingredient that is very suitable for oily skin, acne and rosacea.

Action on skin spots: help reduce the appearance of dark spots, providing luminosity and homogenizing skin tone.

Decreased inflammation: Niacinamide has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce skin irritation and inflammation.

Regulation of sebum production: Regulates sebum production in the skin, which can help reduce the appearance of acne and improve skin texture.

Protection against environmental damage and photoaging (antiaging): thanks to its antioxidant action, it protects the skin from damage caused by UV rays and pollution, strengthening the skin barrier.

Who can use niacinamide in cosmetics? It is a highly tolerable cosmetic ingredient for all skin types. There are many studies on the activity of Niacinamide at a dermatological level, making it an interesting cosmetic active ingredient to incorporate into cosmetic products. In general, Niacinamide is used to care for all skin types, whether normal, combination, oily, dry, redness, etc. In any case, a cosmetic with Niacinamide should always be applied to healthy skin.

Niacinamide and Brudy Cosmetics Brudy Cosmetics Night Repair serum contains niacinamide as one of its main ingredients. This serum is designed to be used at night, when the skin is most receptive to treatments. Its formula contains a combination of active ingredients that work in synergy; niacinamide, Algatrium DHA, Bakuchiol and a stable Vitamin C derivative, among others, to combat oxidation and premature aging of the skin, softening the appearance of wrinkles, expression lines and hyperpigmentation.

At Brudy Cosmetics we focus on the research and development of innovative and effective formulas, using advanced technology and a high percentage of ingredients of natural origin. Our products are manufactured in Spain, sustainable and vegan.