Nicotinamide is a widely distributed component in nature. It is mainly found in cereal husks, yeast, peanuts, meat, animal organs and viscera, milk, and green leafy vegetables. Tryptophan can also be synthesized in our bodies, but with very low efficiency. After industrial production, nicotinamide can be divided into pharmaceutical grade, cosmetic grade, food grade, and feed grade. Among them, the standard of nicotinamide of pharmaceutical grade also meets the requirements of the use of cosmetics. Cosmetic-grade nicotinamide is added to cosmetics and skin care products to help improve the skin.
Whitening is a common role of nicotinamide in cosmetics, and it is also a kind of effect that most of us understand that nicotinamide has. In addition, it can play a role in skin care products and cosmetics, including spot lightening, moisturizing, anti-wrinkle, pore narrowing, etc., with a variety of application mechanisms. Nicotinamide can prevent melanin from precipitating to keratINocytes, promote melanocyte metabolism and skin epidermal protein synthesis, and achieve ideal whitening and whitening effect.
At present, nicotinamide is widely used in skin care products and cosmetics, and its application effect is well recognized. For manufacturers, nicotinamide is a very cost-effective skincare ingredient.