The Battle of the B’s

B3 versus B5

B3: THE REDUCER   VERSUS   B5: THE HYDRATOR

 

5 ways that Vitamin B3 (niacinamide) battles to improve your skin

  1. Reduces oil production by inhibiting the flow of oil to the skin's surface
  2. Reduces the flushing and blushing associated with rosacea as it is non-irritating & anti-inflammatory
  3. Inhibits the transfer of pigment to skin cells, therefore reducing dark spots
  4. Improves the appearance of ageing skin as it is an antioxidant that also aids in sun protection together with regular sunscreen use
  5. Is entirely non-irritating and therefore safe to use on sensitive skins

 

Medik8 Hydr8 B5 for hydration 

Medik8 Hydr8 B5 for hydration 

The Skincare Company's B3 for oil control

The Skincare Company's B3 for oil control

5 ways that Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) packs a punch

  1. Stabilises the skin’s barrier function by keeping moisture in and irritants out
  2. Enhances wound healing
  3. Is a humectant which is a water binding substance that attracts and retains water helping to keep the skin hydrated when faced with environmental insults
  4. Reduces inflammation in the skin
  5. Regenerates dry and compromised skin as this vitamin is one of the core ingredients for energy production in all cells.

But which B is best for you? Or do you need both?

That depends on your skin type and what concerns need to be targeted. Use Assoc Prof Greg Goodman’s free Script Skincare Program to find out more about your skin by clicking on the button below. 

Aspect Dr Multi B Plus Serum for calming and hydration

Aspect Dr Multi B Plus Serum for calming and hydration

The best bit about Bs? Is that generally even sensitive skin can tolerate them making them a great product to have in your corner. 

Already know which B is best for you? 

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