Panthenol and Dexpanthenol are two names commonly used for the same ingredient. It derives from Panthotenic Acid (also known as Vitamin B5), is an extremely effective moisturizer. It improves hydration in the outermost layers of the skin and helps to reduce transepidermal water loss. This helps to keep skin soft and elastic.
Dexpanthenol enhances skin regeneration and repair. When applied regularly, it has been proven to considerably improve symptoms of skin irritation such as dryness, roughness, scaling and redness.