Vitamin B3 is also known as Niacinamide in your ingredients list on your skin care products.
Why it's good for your skin?
Water soluble vitamin
Hydration and brightening
Helps protect your skin towards UV rays
Strengthens skin barrier
Smoothens skin tone
Improves skin's elasticity
While it maybe more gentle than Vitamin A, there are some points to take note of.
- If you are a heavy drinker (alcohol), it does not react well so you should find an alternative!
- Make sure that the other ingredients in your skin care regime can match up with Vitamin B3 so that you maximize the benefits and minimize the risk of irritation.