WHAT IS NIACINAMIDE?
This ingredient has a broad spectrum of activity to combat hyperpigmentation and uneven skin tone.
Niacinamide has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and is recognised to wether prevent and correct hyperpigmentation.
It also improves skin tone and texture by enhancing skin barrier function.
HOW DOES IT WORK ON HYPERPIGMENTATION?
Skin tone and skin uniformity are directly linked to the melanin synthesis and its distribution through the epidermis.
Local excess of melanin leads to uneven complexion and dark spots.
Niacinamide both prevents and corrects hyperpigmentation in skin by:
Inhibiting Reactive Oxygen Species, free radicals and inflammatory mediators 's release which are responsible for melanogenesis stimulation (production of melanin pigments in skin)
Regulating the production of melanin by inhibiting Tyrosinase (the key enzyme in melanogenesis)
Finally, it reduces the diffusion of melanin thanks to its action on melanosome transfer. An in vitro study conducted by L’Oréal Research & Innovation on reconstituted skin showed that administered niacinamide reduced the transfer of melanin to keratinocytes by 78%.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF NIACINAMIDE FOR THE SKIN?
Niacinamide is increasingly being recommended by dermatologists as an essential active to soothe and brighten the skin, creating a more even, healthy-looking complexion.
This active ingredient improves skin texture by enhancing skin barrier function as well as promoting the repair mechanisms to the outer layer of the skin.
Niacinamide also helps to fight against skin aging(especially wrinkles and fine lines) and even fight skin redness, irritation, and inflammation.
HOW TO USE NIACINAMIDE IN A SKINCARE ROUTINE?
Its uses in cosmetics have been widely known and practiced in regards to skin care particularly products that are considered to even skin tone and reduce the appearance of pigmentation disorders.
In a skincare product, Niacinamide can be used to correct hyperpigmented marks and act on skin texture and complexion thanks to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Because wrinkles are not the only sign of premature ageing, L'Oréal Paris formulated Revitalift Laser Retinol + Niacinamide Pressed-Cream is specifically adapted for women who want to counter wrinkles, while at the same time creating a more even, healthier-looking complexion.
WHICH L'OREAL PRODUCTS' CONTAINS NIACINAMIDE?
Revitalift Laser Retinol + Niacinamide Pressed-Cream combines the power of Retinol: the anti-wrinkle reference in cosmetic and Niacinamide which helps soothe and brighten skin, to visibly even skin tone. The result is an intense dual action to deliver visible results in 14 nights on different skin phototypes.
This optimal association allows Retinol performance even on fragile zones such as neck and décolleté, and which caring complex makes it also ideal for Retinol beginners.
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