Panthenol is the alcohol analog of pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), and is thus it is Also Known As provitamin of B5. It is quickly oxidized to pantothenic acid. It is a viscous transparent liquid at room temperature. Panthenol is used as a moisturizer and to improve wound healing in pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.

others usePanthenol in concentrations of 0.1–1% Sergino uses 2% in its hair produucts and offers a 5% panthenol spray-on Leave-on Treatment.

Panthenol is important for the health of the hair for the following reasons:

  • Pantothenic Acid is a natural constituent of healthy hair.
  • Topically applied Panthenol, the precursor of Pantothenic Acid,
  • Panthenol can penetrate the hair shaft and the papilla.
  • Panthenol can thicken normal hair by up to 10%.
  • Panthenol can repair damaged hair.
  • Panthenol is substantive to hair.
  • Panthenol has a moisturizing effect on the hair.
  • Panthenol makes hair more manageable.
  • Panthenol imparts lustre to the hair.

In ointments & in the Sergino 5% Panthenol spray, it is used for the treatment of sunburns, mild burns, minor skin injuries and disorders (in concentrations of up to 2–5%).

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Panthenol binds to the hair shaft readily; so, it is a common component of commercial shampoos and hair conditioners (usually in concentrations of 0.1–1%). NOTE: Sergino uses 2% Panthenol in its shampoo and conditioner formulations and 5% in tis Panthenol Spray formulation.

Panthenol also coats the hair and seals its surface lubricating the hair shaft and giving it a shiny appearance.

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