Naturium - Niacinamide Essence 3%
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WORKS FOR
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-blemish
  • +1 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • niacinamide
  • beta-glucan
  • biosaccharide gum-1
  • glycerin
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • +2 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
LOW
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WIMJ summary

This product might be able to help reduce blemishes and clogged pores because it contains niacinamide.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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LOW
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This product can help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness because it contains niacinamide.

Keep in mind that it typically takes at least 6 weeks to notice any results because the changes that are needed to improve fine lines and elasticity happen in the deeper layers of the skin. No topical anti-aging product can “erase” wrinkles or fully reverse signs of aging.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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LOW
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What does the product description say?
"7 FL OZ Our concentrated essence is formulated with 3% niacinamide, beta-glucan and hyaluronic acid to help hydrate, improve uneven skin tone and visually minimize the look of pores."
WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce hypepigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains the following effective ingredients: niacinamide

Keep in mind that you would need to apply any topical skincare targetted at hypigmentation consistently for a couple of months to get a result. No topical skincare product can help get rid of hyperpigmentation (including post-acne marks and age spots) instantly.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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"This essence preps skin for better absorption of serums and moisturizers to maximize performance."
WIMJ summary

This product contains good ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. These ingredients are called "humectants": biosaccharide gum-1, glycerin.

When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. If the air is dry, humectants can speed up the moisture loss from the skin. This is why it is a good idea to use another product on top of this one to help "seal in" the moisture (look for ingredients like dimethicone, squalane, oils and butters).

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: niacinamide

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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HIGH
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Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Is proven to be effective in reducing blemishes, evening out skin tone and helping to improve lines and wrinkles. It helps the skin to repair sun damage, calm down inflammation and keep maintain good levels of moisture
5.4% - 8%
Acts as a solvent for other ingredients. Speeds up the absorption of other ingredients into the skin
3.5% - 5.3%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.7% - 4%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
2% - 3%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and is claimed to provide a longer-lasting hydration because of its ability to create a water-binding film on the surface of the skin
1.5% - 2.3%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin, calm down inflammation and irritation, restore the barrier function and support wound healing. It can be helpful in reducing fine lines and wrinkles
1.3% - 1.9%
Used to increase effectiveness of preservatives
1% - 1.5%
Helps to dissolve other ingredients in a formulation. Slows down the rate of product drying
0.8% - 1.2%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.5% - 1%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.4% - 0.95%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.35% - 0.85%
Helps mask the small of other ingredients and improve the product texture
0.15% - 0.6%
Used to thicken product formulation. Can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.1% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.05% - 0.25%
A preservative
0.05% - 0.2%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.05% - 0.1%

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