" Studies showed that panthenol prevents transepidermal water loss, reduces skin sensitivity and diminishes signs of ageing."
What is Panthenol?
Panthenol is the precursor of vitamin B5 hence it is also known as pro-vitamin B5.
Panthenol Prevents Transepidermal Water Loss (TEWL)
Panthenol can be easily absorbed by the body through skin. When it is applied to the skin, panthenol gets converted to pantothenic acid. Pantothenic acid is vitamin B5, an essential nutrient for healthy skin. Studies showed that panthenol prevents transepidermal water loss (TEWL). It strengthens skin's moisture barrier, restores softness and protects the skin from irritation, dryness and environmental damage.
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Which Skin Type Can Benefit from Panthenol?
Panthenol is deeply hydrating and soothing so it can benefit all skin types including hyper sensitive skin. It is non comedogenic and extremely light on the skin, even oily and blemish-prone skin can benefit from panthenol. Pro-vitamin B5 is very calming and comforting. It reduces skin sensitivity and diminishes the signs of ageing such as wrinkles, lines and dull complexion.
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Scientific Sources: The Journal of Dermatological Treatment, Volume 28, 2017 - Issue 3, Pages 251-257: A new topical panthenol-containing emollient: skin-moisturizing effect following single and prolonged usage in healthy adults, and tolerability in healthy infants; Journal of Cosmetic Science, 62, July/August 2011, Pages 361–369: Skin moisturizing effects of panthenol-based formulations.