Niacianmide 5%

Why do we choose 5% Niacinamide over 10% ?

Niacinamide Serum - OTHER NAME(S): 3-Pyridine Carboxamide, 3-Pyridinecarboxamide, Amide de l'Acide Nicotinique, B Complex Vitamin, Complexe de Vitamines B, Niacinamida, Nicamid, Nicosedine, Nicotinamide, Nicotinic Acid Amide, Nicotylamidum, Pyridine-3-carboxamide, Vitamin B3, Vitamina B3, Vitamine B3.

There are two forms of vitamin B3 - niacin and niacinamide. Niacinamide is found in many foods including yeast, meat, fish, milk, eggs, green vegetables, beans, and cereal grains. Niacinamide is also found in many vitamin B complex supplements with other B vitamins. Niacinamide can also be formed in the body from dietary niacin. Do not confuse niacinamide with niacin, NADH, nicotinamide riboside, inositol nicotinate, or tryptophan. See the separate listings for these topics.Niacinamide Serum is used to prevent vitamin B3 deficiency and related conditions such as pellagra. It is also used for acne, Blemishes, Skin tone Repair and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Niacinamide can be made from niacin in the body. Niacin is converted to niacinamide when it is taken in amounts greater than what is needed by the body. Niacinamide is easily dissolved in water and is well-absorbed when taken by mouth.

Niacinamide is required for the proper function of fats and sugars in the body and to maintain healthy cells.

Unlike niacin, niacinamide has no beneficial effects on fats and should not be used for treating high cholesterol or high fat levels in the blood.

Niacinamide Uses For Face and Skin

Acne. Early research shows that taking tablets containing niacinamide and other ingredients for 8 weeks improves skin appearance in people with acne. Other research shows that applying a cream containing niacinamide improves the appearance of skin in people with acne.


1. Is Vitamin Nicotinamide & Niacinamide Serum Same?

Yes, they both are same Vitamin B3 serum, there can be different concentration levels i.e 5 percent or 10 percent.

2. What is the difference between 5% and 10% niacinamide serum?

Niacinamide may help prevent acne breakouts and improve the appearance of sun damage, fine lines, and wrinkles. Concentrations of topical niacinamide products go up to 10%, but studies have shown effects with strengths as low as 2%. 

10% Niacinamide is more likely to cause irritation in some people.

3. Is Azelaic Acid and Niacinamide a Good Combination ?

The combination of azelaic acid, niacinamide and salicylic acid are good and safe to use, and they work in concert to produce a highly anti-inflammatory combination that is quite effective.” Together, these three ingredients target acne, minimize and cleans the pores, help in getting rid of pigmentation and in un-even skin tone.

4. How to use niacinamide for acne marks?

If you plan to use niacinamide for acne, here's how to:
  1. Wash your face thoroughly with a non-irritating cleanser.
  2. After rinsing, use clean fingertips to apply a thin layer of niacinamide cream to you face.
  3. Complete your regular skin care routine.

5. Can We Mix Vitamin C Serum With Niacinamide?

Yes, you can use both vitamin C and niacinamide, but mind the above tips so you don't end up canceling the ingredients out. Layer them correctly, though, and you may even punch up their purported benefits

6. Is Niacinamide Serum Good For Pigmentation?

Niacinamide can concurrently rebuild healthy skin cells while also protecting them from damage caused by ultraviolet rays. Treats hyper-pigmentation. Research has found 5 percent niacinamide concentrations can be helpful in lightening dark Circles and spots.

7. Niacinamide and Alpha Arbutin Serum Benefits. 

Whilst niacinamide can help restore the hydration for the skin it can also work at promoting the production of collagen, by teaming this with the skin brightening benefits of alpha arbutin you will find the build-up of dead skin cells are exfoliated away leaving you with healthier, happier, and firmer looking skin
2 Percent Alpha Arbutin can be the best to use along with hyaluronic acid. 

5% niacinamide serum is the best recommended. 

-Maylillies Skincare


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