This lightweight serum contains Niacinamide (Vitamin B3 – 5%) and Panthenol (Provitamin B5 – 2%), which hydrates and brightens the skin. Tasmanian pepperleaf has antioxidant properties to help protect the skin. This serum is suitable for use on acne-prone skins and may also help to regulate sebum and minimise pores.
Niacinamide readily penetrates the stratum corneum of the skin and is water soluble, because of this is can improve the ability of the skin to retain moisture leading to increased hydration. It is also extremely well tolerated and non-irritating to the skin.
Vitamin B3 has been used in treatment and prevention of a number of conditions such as photoageing, acne, rocacea and atopy (allergy).
What are the benefits of daily Vitamin B3 use?
HYDRATION AND PROTECTION
The skin appears more hydrated with less irritation, flushing and blotchiness.
Long term use of topical vitamin B3 can reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation such as sunspots and melasma by interrupting the production of melanin by melanocytes.
A common complaint with many is pore size and often poor skin texture is due to this factor. The use of vitamin B3 can greatly improve skin texture with long term use and reduce the appearance of pores.
Vitamin B3 can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
Vitamin B5 (panthenol)
Vitamin B5 primarily acts to control the lipid levels in the skin, improving the protective skin barrier. Its main clinical use is in wound healing.
Hyaluronic acid (HA) can hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water, which results in hydrated, softer, smoother skin.
Apply a few drops to your face in the morning and at night before oils, moisturizers, and creams. As Vitamin B is very non-irritating there is no limit to its use in daily skincare. Using both morning and night will help with hydration.