These 6 hydrating vitamin B serums are the answer to a knockout glow
Your skin will thank you for this
By Briar Clark
BEAUTYcrew Beauty Editor / October 16 2023
When it comes to glow boosters, nothing hits quite like a vitamin B serum. The hardworking antioxidant comes in a few forms, though all are wonderful in their own right.
The big players you’ll find in these six serums are the ingredients niacinamide aka vitamin B3, and panthenol (though you might know her as vitamin B5).
No matter your preference, with vitamin B added to your skin care routine, hydrated, even-toned, radiant and bouncy skin is inevitable. Your best skin awaits...
Alpha-H Vitamin B
Niacinamide and copper tripeptides are the wonder ingredients in this secret sauce that will transform dull, tired-looking skin. Hydrated and plumped, your visage is going to be looking her very best thanks to a line-minimising formula that targets premature signs of ageing like uneven skin tone, while improving skin suppleness and elasticity.
Aesthetics Rx B Serum
Vitamins B3 and B5 come together in this ultra-lightweight water-gel formula. A great pick post-treatment (we’re talking peels, lasers, and the like here), this is super gentle on stressed out, fragile skin, relieving redness and inflammation in a flash. Your skin’s natural barrier function is also going to get a helping hand from this plumping and firming offering, and thanks to a completely oil-free ingredient list, it caters to everyone from oily to dry skin types.
asap super B complex
Niacinamide, hyaluronic acid, glycolic acid and lactic acid are responsible for the absolute knockout of a glow you’ll be sporting after adding this cult serum to your skin care routine. What about the formula garnered the following you ask? Its talents in the pore-tightening, skin-plumping, and brightness-boosting arenas, that’s what.
Synergie Skin Vitamin B
Dryness, pigmentation and excess sebum are no match for this niacinamide and panthenol-powered serum. With a formula that targets skin radiance and even skin tone, it’s a fail-safe night serum regardless of skin type. A powerful anti-ager, it’ll leave fine lines plumped, collagen stimulated and your barrier restored, all while you dream the night away.
Ultraceuticals Ultra B2 Hydrating Serum
Intended to compliment your daily moisturiser, this hydrating oil-free serum is set to amp up hydration levels stat. Designed for skin types ranging from dry to oily, this blend is going to deliver lightweight moisture that won’t clog pores or coagulate on contact with your other skin care products. Praise be.
FILLMED Laboratories HAB5-Hydra Serum
Name a better hydrating duo than vitamin B5 and hyaluronic acid: Oh wait, you literally can't. This serum teams the two superstar thirst-quenchers together to create a product that's basically the equivalent of fast-acting filler in a bottle. It works to smooth and plump the skin as soon as it hits it, while simultaneously working its moisturising magic (and we mean magic) below the surface.
Briar is the Beauty Editor at BEAUTYcrew. Her 'down for anything' attitude has resulted in more than a handful of hair transformations, and she doesn't mind being used as a guinea pig for the industry's most unusual products and treatments. Her work has also appeared on Refinery29, Girlfriend and beautyheaven.