Glossary — Vitamin B

Vitamin B

Niacinamide Panthenol Vitamin B

Vitamin B — an antioxidant that with consistent use can help decrease redness and help with skin texture. The most common ones found in topical skincare are vitamin B3 (niacinamide), vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), vitamin B7 (biotin), and vitamin B12 (cobalamin).   Niacinamide (B3) is an ingredient I recommend to people with rosacea, acne, and increased redness in their the skin as well as people interested in anti-aging. B3 has emerged as a very important player in protecting skin from premature aging due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Panthenol (B5) or pantothenic acid, works as a humectant to retain moisture and hydration...

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