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niacinamide:

see vitaminvitamin,
group of organic substances that are required in the diet of humans and animals for normal growth, maintenance of life, and normal reproduction. Vitamins act as catalysts; very often either the vitamins themselves are coenzymes, or they form integral parts of coenzymes.
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niacinamide

[‚nī·ə′sin·ə·mīd]
(biochemistry)
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The skin renewing serum is formulated with essential ceramides, hyaluronic acid and niacinamide to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while also helping to repair and restore the skin barrier for brighter, smoother skin that looks healthy and radiant.
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Hydrating Lip Balm + SPF 15 ($15)is the newest product from ASAR This unique lip balm formulation combines Niacinamide, Alpine Rose Extract, and SPF15 to stimulate collagen renewal, deeply hydrate lips, prevent the occurrence of cold sores, and protect against the sun's harsh rays.
Four test products containing niacinamide, the peptides Pal-KT and Pal-KTTKS, and carnosine were used and included a daytime SPF 30 lotion also containing antioxidants, a night cream, an eye cream also containing caffeine, and a wrinkle treatment containing retinyl propionate.
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