Nicotinamide is a component of the coenzyme nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) and NAD phosphate, as well as a form of vitamin B3, which plays an important role in the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.
Nicotinamide is mainly used in the clinical prevention and treatment of pellagra, stomatitis, glossitis, and other diseases. The application of nicotinamide also stems from this, chance, someone accidentally found that nicotinamide has a whitening effect, so began to study the efficacy of nicotinamide, nicotinamide was gradually found to have anti-aging skin, inhibit melanin generation, whitening, and other effects, and then is widely used in cosmetics, skincare products.
Nicotinamide is a multi-functional ingredient, which is very effective for skin care and hair health. In skin care, it can whiten and brighten, lighten stains, moisturize and hydrate, resist aging, and repair barriers. In hair care, it can be used in combination with caffeine and panthenol to thicken hair, strengthen hair and improve hair quality.