The effect of 2% niacinamide on facial sebum production

@article{Draelos2006TheEO,
  title={The effect of 2% niacinamide on facial sebum production},
  author={Z. Draelos and A. Matsubara and K. Smiles},
  journal={Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={8},
  pages={101 - 96}
}
  • Z. Draelos, A. Matsubara, K. Smiles
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy
  • Background: The presence of sebum on the face is responsible for both facial shine and the formation of comedonal and inflammatory acne lesions. Sebum control is a goal of many OTC skin care products; however, most currently available products function by absorbing sebum from the face rather than modulating its production. Objective: To demonstrate the effect of topical 2% niacinamide on sebum excretion rates and casual sebum production in Oriental and Caucasian populations. Methods: Separate… CONTINUE READING

    Topics from this paper.

    Sebum Secretion, Skin Type, and pH
    Cleansing and Moisturizing in Acne Patients
    33
    NIACINAMIDE AND DERMATOLOGY
    Treatment Modalities for Acne
    37

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