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Essentially Natural Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) Powder

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Niacinamide is the active form of Vitamin B3 and is also sometimes referred to as nicotinamide.

It is a common ingredient in skincare formulations for its many benefits, including treating hyperpigmentation, regulating sebum production, reducing fine lines and water loss in the skin, as well as its anti aging and anti inflammatory properties, amongst others.

We love niacinamide because it has fantastic skin benefits and is easy to use! It also improves the performance of many other actives.

Sizes: 100g, 250g, 500g, 1kg, 5kg.

This product is certified: Vegan, Food Grade, and Beauty Without Cruelty.
Ingredient transparency: data sheets or COA available on request.
INCI: Nicotinamide

    • Can fight blue light and UV penetration
    • Can treat hyperpigmentation and age spots
    • Niacinamide can help reduce fine lines
    • Good for treating acne and oily skin
    • Anti-aging properties
    • Niacinamide has skin whitening properties and brightens the complexion
    • It promotes protein synthesis which improves cell metabolism
    • Inhibits free radical formation
    • Anti inflammatory
    • It regulates sebum production
    • Reduces transepidermal water loss and improves skin barrier function
    • Niacinamide promotes ceramide synthesis
    • It has anti-acne properties

    Add to the water phase of your formulation. Niacinamide works best at a pH close to 6, so you may need to adjust the pH of your formulation to fit within the pH parameters. In very acidic formulations it can break down to niacin which may be irritating to some.

    Phospholipids such as soy lecithin may improve niacinamide bioavailability.

    Usage: 1-6% pH: 6.2 Soluble in water and ethanol, dissolvable in glycerine


    White crystalline powder BP grade

    Keep well sealed and store away from children, animals, moisture, sunlight and heat. If pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult with your medical care-giver before use.

Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Simphiwe N.
In Love with Niacinamide

Using it in my vitamin C serums and my skin loves it and the price is very affordable compared to other places.

Elelwani N.
Niacinamide serum

I bought it to makes my own DIY serum mix it with essentially natural rose water and essentially natural zinc oxide the quality is top, thank you Essentially Natural

Niacinamide Formulation


I am struggling to formulate with Niacinamide. It initially dissolves completely, then eventually it crystallizes and settles at the bottom. Please assist on how to keep it dissolved. I use a total of 6% by weight in the formulation.

Hi, what solvent are you using? Please share your formula so we can best advise.

Amanda M.
Great quality and pricing.

Niacinamide is one of the best products to use on skin and I am truly happy with the quality of this product, I also appreciate that the expiry date is far off in the future, (2024). This product is MAGNIFICENTLY PRICED, very reasonable. Speedy delivery keep up the good work.


I would love to make a diy serum for my face. I did it with the Vit C powder i bought and it works great. Can someone recommend how to make a serum with this Niacinamide powder and ratios please? Thanks!

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