Panthenol is derived from vitamin B5, also know as Pantothenic Acid. In cosmetics and personal care products, Panthenol and Pantothenic Acid can be found in moisturizers, skin care products, hair conditioners, shampoos, wave sets, and hair sprays, as well as in makeup products such as eye shadow, lipstick and mascara.
It helps your skin build up a barrier against irritation and water loss. Panthenol is a skin protectant with anti-inflammatory properties. It can help improve skin’s hydration, elasticity, and smooth appearance. It also soothes red skin, inflammation and little cuts or sores like bug bites or shaving irritation. Hair care products include panthenol because of its ability to improve your hair’s shine, softness and strength.Panthenol can strengthen your finger and toe nails.
Panthenol is also considered a potential acne treatment because of its absorption properties that can counteract bacteria and its anti-inflammatory properties.
Panthenol used in Soaphoria products is sourced with respect to the environment and sustainable development.