Your Questions About Vitamin B3 - Answered!
Moisturizers containing Vitamin B3 are known to restore skin cells.
Still unsure? Check out a few of the most commonly asked questions regarding the use of Vitamin B3 and how Vaseline can help.
H3 heading to waive off WCAG issue
- What is Vitamin B3?
Vitamin B3, commonly referred to as niacinamide, is made and used by your body to convert carbs, fats and proteins into energy, and known to help boost brain and digestive functions, improve arthritis, among other things; it’s one of the eight B-complex vitamins.
The body can also produce niacin from the amino acid. Additionally, niacin comes in several forms, including niacinamide, which is known to have many skin care benefits.
- What are good sources of Vitamin B3?
If ingested, the recommended daily amount of vitamin b3 niacinamides for adult males is 16 milligrams (mg) a day and for adult women—who aren't pregnant—14 mg a day.
So while you’re making your grocery list, be sure to include foods like mushrooms, cereals, eggs, meat, green veggies, nuts and beans to get your intake. And keep in mind, while eating niacin-rich foods is important, topical application of lotions and products like Vaseline® Intensive Care™ Hydra Replenish Hand Crème, that contain Vitamin B3 have benefits, too. Which leads us to the next question….
- What does Vitamin B3 do for your skin?
In its niacinamide form, the vitamin works to prevent water loss and retain skin’s moisture content. It’s also known to increase keratin. When it comes to aging skin, niacinamide improves the surface structure, helping smooth out skin’s texture and reduce the look of wrinkles.
Improve skin function https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20354654
University of Maryland Medical Center
How to Get Healthy-looking, Beautiful SkinHealthy Skin Tips For Every Skin TypeRead More How to Get Healthy-looking, Beautiful Skin »
Diabetic Skin - How to Deal with Dry Itchy SkinDiabetes dry skin can present its own set of issues — here are 4 healing tips.Read More Diabetic Skin - How to Deal with Dry Itchy Skin »
Dry Skin: Causes, Symptoms + TreatmentDry skin, annoying at best and debilitating at worst, but what can you do? Discover all you need to know about dry skin and how to treat it in this guide.Read More Dry Skin: Causes, Symptoms + Treatment »
Hydration vs Moisture: How to Know What Your Skin Needs | Vaseline®Is your skin lacking hydration or moisture? What’s the difference between hydration and moisture?Read More Hydration vs Moisture: How to Know What Your Skin Needs | Vaseline® »
EQUITABLE SKINCARE FOR ALL
Every body, Everywhere Deserves Healthy Skin
Systemic racism and healthcare inequities negatively impact Black and Latinx communities, leading to worse health outcomes for people of color, and skincare is no exception. We want to change that.