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Niacinamide: Get to Know More About This Form of Vitamin B3

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  • Also known as vitamin B3, niacin is a water-soluble vitamin that’s essential for your health because it assists in converting carbohydrates to glucose and is necessary for the production of several sex and stress-related hormones
  • Aside from helping address vitamin B3 deficiency, one of the reasons why niacinamide is rising in popularity today is it’s been touted to be beneficial for skincare. This vitamin has been found to have anti-inflammatory properties that may be effective for conditions like acne and rosacea

Also known as vitamin B3, niacin is a water-soluble vitamin that’s essential for your health because it assists in converting carbohydrates to glucose and is necessary for the production of several sex and stress-related hormones. Getting sufficient levels of niacin is important to prevent vitamin B3 deficiency, which can lead to a dangerous condition known as pellagra.

However, you may have also heard about another type of vitamin B3 called niacinamide. But what exactly does it do and how does it stack up versus niacin and its other supplement forms? Keep reading to learn more about niacinamide in this article.


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