Niacinamide: Skin Care’s Unsung Hero

Niacinamide, also known as nicotinamide, is a form of vitamin B3 found in food. It is used to treat various skin diseases and also as a dietary supplement. Some studies have shown that Niacinamide can help prevent skin cancers. Owing to its multiple benefits, Niacinamide is becoming more and more popular by the day. This blog aims to help you understand Niacinamide, its benefits and how Oteria is using this magic ingredient to give you flawless skin. 

What Is Niacinamide?

Niacinamide is a water-soluble vitamin that works with the natural substances in your skin to help visibly improve enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, fine lines and wrinkles, dullness, and a weakened surface. Unlike some more aggressive and harsh acids used in skincare, niacinamide is gentle and well-tolerated by all skin types.

How Is Niacin Converted To Niacinamide In The Body?

Foods such as beef, pork, chicken, fish, brown rice, cereals, nuts, seeds, legumes, and bananas, are rich in Niacin. When you consume such foods, the body first uses Niacin to help turn food into energy. It then converts the leftover or extra niacin into niacinamide. The body does this to make sure the extra niacin doesn't go to waste and is instead used for other important things, like helping your skin stay healthy.

Benefits Of Niacinamide For Skin

Improves Skin Barrier: Niacinamide helps to reinforce and improve the skin’s barrier (its first line of defense) and makes it resilient. A strengthened skin barrier helps retain moisture, which is crucial for keeping the skin hydrated, soft and plump.

Regulates Oil Production: It can also help regulate the amount of oil the sebaceous glands produce and prevent them from going into overdrive. This helps a great deal while treating acne. 

Reduces Redness And Blotchiness: Niacinamide reduces inflammation, which may help ease redness from eczema, acne, and other inflammatory skin conditions.

Minimizes Pore Appearance: By keeping skin smooth and moisturized, niacinamide can help reduce the appearance of pores over time.

Protects Against Sun Damage: Niacinamide can rebuild healthy skin cells while also protecting them from damage caused by ultraviolet rays. Some studies suggest that this protection might contribute to preventing certain types of skin cancer by defending the skin against harmful sun exposure.

Treats Hyperpigmentation: Studies have shown that niacinamide can help reduce the visibility of dark spots. This benefit may be due to increased collagen production and reduced inflammation.

Minimizes Fine Lines And Wrinkles: The vitamin boosts collagen production, which can help reduce the signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles.

Protects Against Oxidative Stress: Niacinamide helps build cells in the skin while also protecting them from environmental stresses, such as sunlight, pollution, and toxins.

Oteria X Niacinamide

As we have just seen, the benefits of niacinamide are many and Oteria is making best use of this magical ingredient. Just like Niacinamide is gentle and suited for all skin types, Oteria as a brand is quite the same. Our products are made for all skin types and genders and thus it won’t be wrong to say that Niacinamide is one of our favorite ingredients. Let's take a look at our Revive Skin Cream filled with the goodness of Niacinamide. 

Revive Skin Cream 

Oteria’s Revive Skin Cream is a blend of science and nature crafted to rejuvenate and restore your skin to its natural beauty. With a powerful combination of Niacinamide and Human Adipocyte Conditioned Media Extract (Stemcells), this cream is your all-in-one solution for a radiant, youthful complexion.

Key Benefits

Reduces Acne Scars: Say goodbye to stubborn acne scars and hello to clear, smooth skin. Our cream helps diminish the appearance of scars, leaving your skin flawless and even-toned.

Improves Skin Elasticity: Boosts your skin's elasticity, making it look and feel younger.

Anti-Wrinkle Properties: Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, giving you a smoother, more youthful complexion.

Anti-Inflammatory: Revive Skin Cream contains anti-inflammatory properties, reducing redness and irritation making your skin feel comfortable and serene. 

Prevents Pigmentation: Keeps your skin's complexion even and bright. Revive skin cream helps prevent unwanted pigmentation, ensuring a clear, radiant glow.

Antioxidant And Hydrating Effects: Shields your skin from environmental stressors while maintaining optimal hydration. 

Deeper Penetration for Long Lasting Results: Penetrates deep into the skin's layers, providing lasting effects and continuous improvement in skin texture and appearance.

Minimizes Pores: Achieve a flawless complexion with minimized pores. Revive skin cream helps tighten and reduce the visibility of pores, resulting in smooth, refined skin.

Key Ingredients

Human Adipocyte Conditioned Media Extract (Stemcells): Harness the regenerative power of stem cells to rejuvenate and repair your skin, promoting new cell growth and restoring youthfulness.

Niacinamide: Improve your skin's natural barrier, reduce inflammation, and correct hyperpigmentation with this versatile and effective vitamin.

How To Use

Apply a small quantity of Revive Skin Cream to your skin using gentle, upward strokes until the cream is completely absorbed. Ensure the cream is spread evenly across the face and neck areas for full coverage. For best results, use daily, in the morning and evening.


Revive Skin Cream is for external use only. Be sure to keep it out of reach of children to avoid accidental ingestion or application. Avoid direct contact with the eyes. In the case of contact, rinse thoroughly with cool water. 

Store it in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and heat sources. If you experience any irritation or adverse reaction, discontinue use immediately and consult a healthcare professional.

Niacinamide is a quiet but powerful ingredient in skincare, often overlooked but incredibly effective. It’s a key player in Oteria's Revive Skin Cream, which perfectly combines science and nature to nourish your skin gently yet effectively. This cream is suitable for everyone, regardless of skin type or gender, making it a universal solution for a wide array of skin issues, from aging to environmental damage. Use it often to see its transformative effects on your skin. Remember, sometimes the most subtle ingredients, like niacinamide, are your skin's best allies.


  1. Q) What is Niacinamide?
  2. A) Niacinamide, also known as nicotinamide, is a form of Vitamin B3 that helps improve skin appearance, reducing enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, fine lines, wrinkles, and dullness.

  1. Q) How does the body convert Niacin to Niacinamide?

  1. A) The body converts Niacin, found in foods like meat, fish, and grains, into Niacinamide to utilize its benefits for skin health and energy conversion.

  1. Q) What are the benefits of Niacinamide for skin?
  2. A) Niacinamide enhances skin barrier, regulates oil production, reduces redness and blotchiness, minimizes pore appearance, protects against sun damage, treats hyperpigmentation, reduces signs of aging, and protects against environmental stressors.

  1. Q) How does Oteria incorporate Niacinamide in its products?
  2. A) Oteria utilizes Niacinamide in its products, such as the Revive Skin Cream, for its gentle yet effective properties suitable for all skin types and genders.

  1. Q) What makes Oteria's Revive Skin Cream special?
  2. A) The cream combines Niacinamide with Human Adipocyte Conditioned Media Extract (Stemcells) for a powerful blend that rejuvenates and restores skin.

  1. Q) How should I use Revive Skin Cream?
  2. A) Apply a small amount using gentle, upward strokes until fully absorbed, twice daily, for best results.

  1. Q) Are there any precautions when using Revive Skin Cream?
  2. A) The cream is for external use only. Avoid contact with eyes and store in a cool, dry place. Discontinue use if irritation occurs and consult a healthcare professional.

  1. Q) Why is Niacinamide considered an unsung hero in skincare?
  2. A) Despite its powerful benefits for improving skin health and preventing issues, Niacinamide is often overlooked, making it an unsung hero in skincare. Oteria's products highlight its effectiveness, offering transformative effects with regular use.
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