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Vitamin B Serum With 5% Niacinamide, £46 | Alpha-H
Best For: Hydration
This Alpha-H serum has gone viral for a reason. Combining hydration with an ability to smooth out rough texture and with defensive properties to boot, this is a great all-rounder. Along with niacinamide, it also has a potent blend of hyaluronic acid, copper tripeptide and chia seed extract w to plump and support the skin’s barrier.
Available at CultBeauty.co.uk
Facial Radiance Niacinamide Dark Spot Serum, £38 | First Aid Beauty
Best For: Dark Spots
To reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation, dark spots or scarring, this radiance serum is a real hero. Infused with licorice root, golden kiwifruit and niacinamide, it works to restore a smoother texture, soothe irritation and brighten the skin. Plus, it’s also vegan and cruelty free.
Available at LookFantastic.com
Niacinamide Serum, £32 (was £40) | La Roche-Posay
Best For: Pigmentation
This hardworking but gentle formula is a saviour if you have uneven skin – be it in tone or texture. Using a 10% concentration of niacinamide, it reduces the appearance of visible pores while also boosting brightness to revive lacklustre skin. The well-crafted blend of ingredients also gently exfoliates and adds back moisture too, making it a worthy addition to your morning skincare routine.
Available at Boots.com
Niacinamide Serum 12% Plus Zinc 2%, £18 | Naturium
Best For: Concentrated Dose
If you’re after something more potent, this offers the highest concentration of niacinamide on this list. Its primary aim is to refine uneven texture, but it also balances out excess oil and purifies congested pores. Although it packs a punch, it's completely safe for sensitive skin types to use.
Available at SpaceNk.com
Discoloration Defense Serum, £90 | Skinceuticals
Best For: Brightening
A mixture of niacinamide, tranexamic acid and hepes make up this lightweight serum. It floods the skin with moisture, which in turn intensifies your skin's defences and protects it from any external aggressors. Meanwhile, it also targets discoloration to reveal a brighter, more radiant complexion.
Available at Skinceuticals.co.uk
10% Niacinamide Booster, £46 | Paula’s Choice
Best: Add on
This particular serum went big on TikTok earlier this year, with users raving about the quick and visible results. Branded as a ‘booster’ it not only delivers a brighter, clearer look, but a sophisticated blend of antioxidants also left our skin feeling far more hydrated and even. Add it to moisturisers or other serums for best results.
Available at SpaceNK.com
Niacinamide, £7.99 | The Inkey List
Best: Budget Hero
First and foremost, this is great for regulating the overproduction of oils and limiting breakouts. But it’s also great for reducing redness or minimising inflammation. A blend of hyaluronic acid and niacinamide lock in hydration and nourishment, both of which plump the skin to give it an enviable glow.
Available at Sephora.co.uk