Breaking Up With The Ordinary: Embracing 5 Local Niacinamide Serums

We've compiled a selection of five exceptional local niacinamide serum choices.

In the world of skincare, finding the perfect product can feel like discovering a hidden gem. The talk of the town, which is sweeping the skincare scene is niacinamide, which isn’t just another ingredient — it’s a powerhouse that addresses a multitude of concerns, from textural irregularities to dullness and beyond. 

The Ordinary’s Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% serum has long held the crown as a holy grail for skincare enthusiasts, hailed as nothing short of magic. Though, the recent revelations about the brand’s ownership have left many questioning their allegiance. With The Ordinary under the umbrella of Estee Lauder, who financially and politically support Israel amid the Israel-Palestanian crisis, a shift towards supporting local alternatives has gained momentum. 

No need to worry skincare aficionados — we’ve got you covered. There are outstanding options right in our nearby markets. Here are five local niacinamide serums to consider, each offering a unique blend of benefits and efficacy.

CoNatural: Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% Skin Serum

CoNatural stands as a beacon of similarity to The Ordinary’s offering, with its Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% Skin Serum. Renowned for its ability to reduce skin blemishes, this serum is a godsend for oily or combination skin. With a concentration of 10% niacinamide, it strengthens the skin’s barrier function, refines texture, and soothes inflammation, garnering rave reviews from satisfied users.

Her Beauty: Superkind Brighten and Correct Serum

Her Beauty bursts onto the scene with its Superkind Brighten and Correct Serum, boasting a potent 4% niacinamide formulation. This serum is more than just skincare — it’s a commitment to inclusivity, catering to every skin tone and type. 

Cruelty-free, paraben-free, and 100% vegan, it targets stubborn scars of hyperpigmentation and discolouration, unveiling a complexion that radiates clarity and brightness.

Primary: Cica Peptide Recovery Serum

Primary’s Cica Peptide Recovery Serum emerges as a hero in the skincare realm, wielding a cocktail of ingredients including 5% niacinamide. This powerhouse serum tackles inflammation, enhances elasticity, smooths fine lines, and addresses a myriad of skin concerns. It’s the ultimate gesture of love for skin that craves extra care and attention.

Hira Ali Beauty: Niacinamide + HA – B3 Hydra Glow Serum

Hira Ali Beauty takes centre stage with its Niacinamide + HA – B3 Hydra Glow Serum, featuring an impressive blend of 10% niacinamide and 2% hyaluronic acid. Promising to restore glow, reduce pore size, improve texture, and diminish hyperpigmentation, this serum is a testament to research-backed benefits and unwavering quality.

Skin Deep: Niacinamide Glow Drops – With HA & Vit B5

Skin Deep stakes its claim as a pioneer of natural skincare brands in Pakistan, introducing the Niacinamide Glow Drops – With HA & Vit B5 to the market. This high-strength formula combines pure niacinamide, hyaluronic acid, and Vit B5 to deliver a silky, dewy complexion. Cruelty-free, mineral oil-free, and devoid of artificial fragrances, it embodies the ethos of beauty intertwined with health and wellness.

As we bid adieu to The Ordinary’s beloved serum, let’s choose these local alternatives available, each offering a unique blend of efficacy, ethics, and undeniable results.