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Vitamin B – The “Anti-Stress Vitamin”. Panthenol soothes, softens and moisturizes the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Panthenol works by being absorbed into the skin. The key with Panthenol is that it keeps the moisture underneath the surface of the skin. This moisture absorption has the effect of “filling out” the area to which it is applied, naturally stretching the skin, erasing fine lines around the eyes and mouth and reducing the severity of wrinkles. When used as part of a daily skincare maintenance system, Panthenol can make a big difference in the overall look of your skin. Panthenol is also known as Pro-Vitamin B5, D-Panthenol, vitamin B5 or Pantothenic acid (the alcohol form of Panththetic aci is called Panthenol). This “anti-stress vitamin” is part of the B group vitamins and is derived from plants. Panthenol is inactive but is readily converted to pantothenic acid in the skin. Pantothenic acid is then incorporated as an important component in the energy cycle of the cell. It can also attract water into the upper layer of the skin and is thus effective as a moisturizer and softener. Moreover, Panthenol can promote epithelization thereby enhancing the regeneration of the skin. Topically applied on the skin it is able to release vitamin B5 and remodel into pantothenic acid. Moreover, Panthenol can promote epithelization thereby enhancing the regeneration of the skin. Topically applied on the skin it is able to release vitamin B5 and remodel into pantothenic acid. It penetrates into the lower skin layers and is well absorbed by the skin cells. Panthenol helps the skin maintain optimal health and promotes healing of tissues. Its exfoliating properties fight free radicals and promote new skin cells to systematically regenerate, providing a younger, fresh look. Panthenol is employed in Bellatorra products because it is crucial to controlling the expansion and spread of bacteria. It is also effective in soothing and moisturizing dry skin and healing cracked skin. Panthenol helps the skin and other body tissues maintain optimal health and promotes healing of tissues as well as taking part in the metabolism of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates, leading to healthier skin cells.