The powerful ingredient is celebrated for moisturizing, thickening and boosting hair’s body quotient. It helps moisturize hair and skin and stops both from getting dehydrated. In addition, because panthenol also spreads evenly on the surface of the hair strand, it forms a smooth film over hair cuticles that enhance light reflection and makes tresses look shinier and glossier. What’s more, the smooth film also gives hair strands “slip” to discourage nasty knots or tangles. (One big drawback, though, is ingredients that penetrate the hair shaft can sometimes make strands swell and frizz.)
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SPECIFICATIONS white crystalline powder water-soluble store tightly closed and away from moisture 3 yrs when properly stored
0.75–1% for nail care, shampoos, and conditioners, 0.5–0.75% for hair styling products
1–5% in skincare, with the higher end of the range for more therapeutic applications.
Add to the water phase, hot or cold panthenol is highly hygroscopic and will clump when exposed to moisture, this a common circumstance and will not jeopardize its function or efficacy
INCI: DL Panthenol