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Garden of Wisdom


Suitable for Vegetarians


Niacinamide Serum 5% by Garden of Wisdom for VH is a lightweight serum which helps to regulate oil production, and supports the appearance of enlarged pores and blemished-prone skin. Niacinamide Serum also helps to even out skin tone, calm rosacea-prone skin and help achieve a smooth complexion. Read Shabir’s article about 'Why You Should introduce Niacinamide Into Your Skincare Routine’ here.  

Niacinamide Serum's, Vitamin B3, benefits include helping to regulate sebum (oil) activity, improve the appearance of pores, protect skin from inflammatory skin conditions, blemishes and breakouts, and uneven skin tone. GOW 5% Niacinamide Serum also contains Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5), which binds to moisture, acting as a natural hydrator that improves your skin's softness and elasticity. In helping to restore the skin’s barrier function, it also helps prevent dehydration, leaving you with smooth, radiant skin.

All Garden of Wisdom products are cruelty free, suitable for vegetarians and free from Alcohol and Silicones. Serum bottles are made of PET and are 100% recyclable. pH of 5.9 - 6.1.

Niacinamide Key Benefits:

  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Regulates sebum production
  • Improves appearance of pores
  • Supports skin conditions, blemishes and breakouts
  • Improves appearance of an uneven skin tone
  • Improves skin softness and elasticity
  • Hydrates skin to prevent dehydration

How to use: Use Niacinamide Serum in the morning and evening. Apply a sufficient amount onto your cleansed face; leave for 30 seconds before applying any other serums or moisturisers. Build your complete Garden Of Wisdom skincare regimen here N.B. Niacinamide should be applied at alternate times with Vitamin C (ideally Vitamin C in the evening and Niacinamide in the morning). Niacinamide can affect the performance of Vitamin C.

*Niacinamide is not a treatment for acne. For acne-related conditions please see your GP for treatment options. This formulation can be used alongside acne treatments if desired for added support.

Do not use on irritated skin and discontinue if irritation occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse with warm water.

Distilled Water, Avocado BioFermentation, Pantothenic Acid, Sunflower Seed Extract, Niacinamide (B-3) 5%, Sodium Lactate, Aspen Bark Extract, Xanthan Gum, Optiphen (Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol). pH 5.9 - 6.1

Are there other names for Niacinamide?
Niacinamide is vitamin B3, also known as nicotinamide.

Can I use Niacinamide with Vitamin C?
Niacinamide should be applied at alternate times with Vitamin C (ideally Vitamin C in the evening and Niacinamide in the morning). Niacinamide can affect the performance of Vitamin C.

Will Niacinamide treat my acne?
While Niacinamide may reduce the look of blemishes and brighten skin tone, it is not a treatment for acne.  Please note that over-the-counter treatments are unlikely to be effective against severe acne.  For persistent acne-related conditions, we recommend speaking to your doctor regarding treatment options. This formulation can be used alongside acne treatments if desired for added visible skin benefits.  

Can I use Niacinamide if I have sensitive skin?
Niacinamide generally considered as a gentle ingredient and typically well-tolerated. This means it can be used on many skin types and for a variety of concerns, including dryness, tightness and flakiness.  We do always suggest a patch test and allowing 48hrs first if you are prone to irritation. 

Does my body produce Niacinamide?
Niacinamide is not produced naturally by the body, so in order to gain the benefits of niacinamide, you need to choose skincare products specifically formulated to include niacinamide.

Can I use Niacinamide when pregnant or breastfeeding?
It is generally considered safe for use during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding.  Please consult your physician prior to use if concerned. 

Is Niacinamide good for my oily skin?
Niacinamide has been shown to regulate sebum (oil) activity, so yes, it is helpful for this. 

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Product Code: GOW0010