D Panthenol


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Inci:Panthenol, Aqua, D Pantolactone

An excellent moisturiser for both skin and hair. Nourishing for damaged skin and adds shine and lustre to the hair.


It is a clear, colourless to very slightly yellow liquid that is a minimum of 75% panthenol and stabilised with 1% pantalactone.
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (CosIng), the functions of Panthenol are: Antistatic, Hair Conditioning, Skin Conditioning. To view more information, visit the CosIng Database here.


Skin Care Panthenol is often called Provitamin B5 and is widely used in the cosmetics world because it is so effective when used at sufficient levels (many commercial products have minute amounts in just so it can appear on the label).
It soothes and softens skin by locking in moisture thus preventing dehydration and dry skin and reducing Transepidermal Water Loss (TEWL).
It helps to maintain the elasticity of the skin, can also help tone and firm the skin.
This is excellent for any skin repair situation as it also smooths roughness and dryness.
Its soothing effect is also useful in eczema-prone skin products.
Suitable for all skin types and especially age defying and mature skin products.
In cuticle gels, it penetrates the top layer of the nails and holds moisture there.
Hair Care
Excellent to use on sensitive scalps as it soothes and moisturises. Suitable for all hair types.
A valuable addition to hair products as it coats, lubricates and protects the hair shaft, softening and moisturising it, making hair easy to handle and style.
Makes hair stronger and improves the appearance of damaged and brittle hair. It coats split ends to stop them getting worse.
Makes hair tangle free and easier to comb without weighing it down or making it greasy.
Adds lustre and shine to the hair by attaching to the keratin on the hair shaft.
As it binds to the hair shaft on contact, it works well in both shampoos and hair conditioners.
Use 2% to 5%. Water soluble so cannot be used in oil only products.
Heat sensitive so should be used in Stage 3 (below 40°C) when making creams and lotions.


Excellent in after care gels for hair removal or waxing. Essential to add to after sun preparations.

Click on the links below to be directed to some great recipes featuring D Panthenol.

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05 July 2022
Jelena K.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

So far no problems

I can't tell much about this product as I am using on solid shampoo.

07 July 2022

Aromantic UK

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10 May 2022
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I recommend this product

D Panthenol

It’s really good. Just a little bit small for the price

12 May 2022

Aromantic UK

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28 September 2021
United Kingdom United Kingdom

This is a wonderful ingredient

I love the fact that I can get this is a large quantity.

16 July 2021
Katherine M.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I recommend this product


The experience was good i liked the product

01 January 2021
Andrew L.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I recommend this product

Pure and simple ingredient for skin

A good quality product that's scientifically proven to be good for the skin in a number of ways. I have seen an improvement in my skin already.

16 October 2020
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Great quality

Great quality - nice to use

15 September 2020
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I recommend this product

Superb active ingredient

a super ingredient of great quality. arrived quicker than expected.

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