Esthetician's Guide to Niacinamide

This condition appears in the ASCP SkinPro app


The water-soluble form of vitamin B3. Its skin benefits include reduced sebum production and improved pigmentation issues.


  • Reduces facial shine in those with oily skin.
  • Promotes better barrier function, which improves skin hydration.
  • Shown in one study to improve production of ceramides.
  • Has anti-inflammatory properties that can help acne and rosacea. 

Treatment Considerations

  • Improves cellular function in aging skin.
  • Reduces sebum in acne and oily skin.
  • Decreases redness in rosacea and improves skin hydration.

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