Ingredient highlight: Panthenol

What's not to love about panthenol?

Panthenol, also known as provitamin B5, is known for its ability to attract moisture. So it comes as no suprise that panthenol is such a well-loved ingredient in the skincare community. Find out how this star-ingredient works. And which of our products contain panthenol.

Why you need panthenol

As a humectant, panthenol attracts water to the skin, making the skin feel hydrated and supple. Another humectant that you may be familiar with is hyaluronic acid.
Wound healing
Panthenol can be used on minor skin injuries such as a sun burn. It increases cell turnover and promotes skin barrier repair. This makes panthenol-containing products ideal for people with acne and acne-scarring!

Panthenol is also an emollient. This means that it can also
lock the moisture in, which helps to retain the water in the skin.

Panthenol has been shown to be effective against UV-induced redness and irritation.

Panthenol containing products

It's in the name! The panthenol in the 'COSRX Hydrium Green Tea Aqua Soothing Gel Cream' allows for soothing, moisture and skin regeneration.

COSRX Green Tea Aqua Soothing Gel Cream

The panthenol in the Geek & Gorgeous 101 A-Game 5 (0.05% retinal), beautifully reduces the risk of retinoid sensitivity. Making it the best gentle anti-aging serum.

Geek & Gorgeous A-Game 5 retinal 0.05%  


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