A member of the B vitamins family, d-panthenol is a moisturising ingredient used in skin and haircare cosmetic applications. Panthenol has anti-inflammatory effects and soothes irritated and sensitive skin. For hair care applications, it is claimed to have humectant properties and an ability to improve the resistance of hair to mechanical stress.
- INCI name: Panthenol and water
- Available forms: 75%
- Colourless to slightly yellow, clear solution
- Soluble in water and insoluble in fats and oils.