Benefits of Panthenol in Skincare

by - August 27, 2020

Have you ever heard about Panthenol? This ingredients has been used in various skincare products. Panthenol, also known as vitamin B5, is a chemical substance made from pantothenic acid that occurs organically and can also be produced from both plant and animal source, according to www.healthline.com.

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Panthenol Benefits

A lot of skincare products use panthenol as moisturizing ingredient. It can works as humectant which attracts moisture to the skin and holds water in the skin, allowing the skin to hydrate from within. Panthenol also help protective skin barrier, which can reduces the risk of dehydration, and dryness in the skin.

Panthenol also works as a skin protectant that can reduces itchiness and irritation. What is more, it is can also help with wound healing, which will be good news for somebody that facing acne scars.

Panthenol is also good for hair because of its ability to improve hair strength, shine, and softness.


Is Panthenol Safe?

Panthenol is tagged as safe ingredients for use in cosmetics. But there is case of allergy, which are extremely rare. When side effects of panthenol occur, it is usually take the form of contact dermatitis.


Products with Panthenol

1. Innisfree Truecare Panthenol 10

I just discover Innisfree truecare Panthenol 10 and interested in it. It is moisturizing toner that contain 10% of panthenol. It is said that this toner is perfect for oily dehydrated skin, which lack moisture in deep skin.

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2. COSRX Hydrium Watery Toner

COSRX Hydrium Watery Toner is product with minimal ingredients, and contain panthenol. I wrote review for this toner recently. This toner feels light, gentle enough for sensitive skin, and can help hydrate your skin.



3. Cetaphil Baby Shampoo

Cetaphil is famous for their gentle formula that suitable for sensitive skin. This gentle formula shampoo from Cetaphil suitable for baby's scalp without drying.


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