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INCI name
Alternative names
Dexpanthenol, dexpanthenolum, Alcohol Pantotenylicus, D-Panthenol, D-Pantothenylalkohol, Pantothenylalkohol, Provitamin B5, Pathenol, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Dl-Panthenol, Panthenol (Vitamin B5)
Butanamide, 2,4-dihydroxy-N-(3-hydroxypropyl)-3,3-dimethyl-, (2R)-
INCI function
Antistatic, Hair conditioning, Skin conditioning
The INCI function describes solely the purpose of a cosmetic ingredient. It does not reveal its actual effects and skin compatibility. You'll find these and other characteristics below.
  • Rating: average Reduces static electricity by neutralizing electrical charge on a surface
  • Rating: average Leaves the hair easy to comb, supple, soft and shiny
  • Rating: average Imparts volume, lightness, gloss, etc.
  • Rating: good Maintains the skin in good condition
  • Rating: good Calms irritated skin
  • Rating: good Holds and retains moisture
  • Rating: very good Promotes healing
  • Rating: very good Reduces inflammation
  • Rating: very good Stabilizes damaged skin barriers
  • Rating: very good Nährstoff

Studies, literature and statements on Panthenol

  • Springer Lexikon Kosmetik, page 303

    Reduces infection and irritation, promotes healing, smoothes skin, protects moisture Absorbs deeply into the skin. Skin care material, for care of brittle and cracked skin, used in after-sun products, lip care sticks, sun protection material. Recommended.

  • Körperpflegekunde und Kosmetik, page 62

    The calming effect on irritated skin, fast stabilization of damaged skin barriers and moisture-retaining effects are called upon in cosmetics. It protects the skin and the hair in addition to preventing outside damaging influences. The hair receives a smoothed, shining appearance due to panthenol, because it builds a film on the hair. And it helps to get rid of small hair damage. No allergies have been detected.

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hautgesundheit (DGfH)

    Fast alle Haut- und Alterungsprobleme sind auf ernährungsspezifischen Mangelerscheinungen der Haut zurückzuführen. Darum haben Nährstofflieferanten wie Vitamine, Spurenelemente, Aminosäuren, sekundäre Pflanzenstoffe und hochwertige essentielle Fettsäuren in kosmetischen Produkten eine hohe Bedeutung für eine gesunde Haut.

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