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Biotherm’s niacinamide is a type of Vitamin B3 better known for its properties in treating hyperpigmentation and damage related to sun exposure. Niacinamide helps hydrate the skin, which reduces the risk of irritation caused by retinol. The most noticeable results to expect are brighter, smoother, toner, and more hydrated-looking skin. It is listed under the name niacinamide in our ingredients list.

Skin Concerns:

Helps manage acne,

pigmentation issues (incl. dark spots)


Niacinamide Skin Benefits:

Thanks to its long list of benefits, Niacinamide is becoming a very well-used ingredient in skin care. Niacinamide works to improve overall skin texture, reduce the appearance of pores, reduce the appearance of dark spots, and prevent UV damage and inflammation. Niacinamide also works nicely in skin care to diminish fine lines and wrinkles by boosting collagen production and is a great choice to reduce redness. Best of all, it works very well with all skin types even sensitive ones.


You can find Niacinamide in Biotherm best selling anti-aging serum with retinol, Hyaluronic acid, and niacinamide: Blue Retinol Night serumand in Biotherm Anti aging cream with retinol: Blue Pro-Retinol Multicorrect cream. Niacinamides can also be found in our Face cleanser with ceramides Cera Repair foam cleanser.


Niacinamide for skin FAQ

What is niacinamide?

Niacinamide is a topical form of vitamin B3. Niacinamide is important for healthy cells. Even though both names are similar, niacin and niacinamide are not the same type of vitamin B3. In fact, your body can transform niacin into niacinamide.

What does niacinamide do for skin?

Niacinamide is present in Biotherm's anti-aging skincare products for its smoothing and hydrating effects. This ingredient also can help treat acne, lighten dark spots on skin, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and minimize the appearance of pores.

Can you use niacinamide with retinol?

When building a skincare routine, you may ask yourself "Can I use retinol and niacinamide together?" the answer is yes! It is safe to use these two ingredients together. If using separate products, niacinamide should be applied before retinol. Some products, like the Blue Retinol Resurfacing Night Serum and the Blue Pro-Retinol Mutli-Correct Cream already contain this mix of ingredients.

Does niacinamide help acne?

Yes, niacinamide can help to treat acne and be benefical for those struggling with acne-prone skin. It can help to reduce inflammation and regulate oil production, which can contribute to the development of acne. Biotherm's Cera Cleanser cream-to-foam is a gentle niacinamide cleanser that can also be paired with other niacinamide creams.

Can I use niacinamide every day?

Yes, you can use niacinamide every day and in fact, it is recommended for best results. Keep in mind that with any new skincare routine, it may take several weeks of continuous use to see visible results.

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