Discover my mini-review of Paula’s Choice 10% Niacinamide Booster serum, my opinion on the brand, as well as a mini-focus on niacinamide.


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Discover my mini-review of Paula’s Choice 10% Niacinamide Booster serum, my opinion on the brand, as well as a mini-focus on niacinamide.

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The niacinamide:

First of all, let’s talk about the star ingredient of the serum 10% Niacinamide Booster, niacinamide!

Niacinamide, also known as vi-ta-min B3 or PP, is a rockstar ingredient in cosmetics. It belongs lớn the category of antioxidants, and it’s a very ‘complete’ ingredient that has a lot of different actions on the skin.

It’s very widely used in cosmetics, và has been for years. If you take a look at the list of ingredients in the skincare products in your bathroom, it’s very likely that some of them contain some niacinamide!

Its benefits on the skin:

– it helps to lớn improve the skin’s barrier function by strengthening the intercellular cement. In short, it means that the skin has a better protection from external aggressors,

–it prevents the formation of không tính tiền radicals with its antioxidant action, so it helps to preserve the youth of the skin,

–it improves the skin’s hydration by limiting its natural loss of water,

– it helps to lớn reduce the sebum production & the kích cỡ of the pores,

– it also helps lớn reduce white & blackheads,

–it also helps khổng lồ even the texture of the skin for a smoothing effect,

–it improves skin elasticity & helps to lớn reduce the appearance of fine lines và wrinkles,

–it also has a brightening effect on hyperpigmentation & dark spots,

-it is considered to lớn also have an effect on rosacea acne according to lớn several studies (don’t quote me on this one, I’m not a doctor, so I strongly recommend doing your own research on the subject if you want khổng lồ know more about it