Does niacinamide moisturize skin?
Niacinamide can help your skin grow a ceramide (lipid) barrier , which can, in turn, helps retain moisture.
This is beneficial for all skin types, especially if you have eczema or mature skin.
Minimizes redness and blotchiness..
Can I use niacinamide everyday?
The second you opt for a more involved skin care routine, there are a few ways to incorporate niacinamide. The beautiful thing about this ingredient is that, unlike many other actives, it does not make the skin extra sensitive to sun exposure, and can be safely used both during the day and in the evening.
Should I use niacinamide or hyaluronic acid first?
When used together, start by applying hyaluronic acid first then followed by niacinamide. In this way, you can replenish your skin with plenty of hydration first. Then apply niacinamide to regulates your sebum and minimizes pores.
Do you use niacinamide before moisturizer?
If you feel like the The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% serum is right for your skin, it’s important you know how and when to use it to maximise the benefits. This serum is water-based, and should be applied before any heavier oils and creams at both morning and evening times to feel the full effects.
What can you not mix with niacinamide?
Don’t Mix: Niacinamide and vitamin C. Although they’re both antioxidants, vitamin C is one ingredient that’s not compatible with niacinamide. “Both are very common antioxidants used in a variety of skincare products, but they should not be used one right after the other,” says Dr. Marchbein.