DL Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B5)


DL Panthenol, or Pro Vitamin B-5 is so effective that Proctor & Gamble built an entire product line, Panteen, centered around it.



DL Panthenol Pro Vitamin B5

INCI Name: Panthenol

DL Panthenol, or Pro Vitamin B-5 is so effective that Proctor & Gamble built an entire product line, Panteen, centered around it.


DL Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B5) improve skin’s hydration, elasticity, and smooth appearance. It also soothes:

  • Red skin
  • Inflammation
  • Small cuts or sores like bug bites or shaving irritation

Hair products

Hair care products include panthenol because of its ability to improve your hair’s:

  • Shine
  • Softness
  • Strength

It can also help protect your hair from styling or environmental damage by locking in moisture.

With its anti-inflammatory effects, DL Panthenol is said to stimulate wound healing and has been used widely for improving hair quality. It is a penetrating moisturizer which helps repair damaged hair, reduces split ends and naturally creates a film of moisture on the hair shaft giving added protection.

Panthenol has benefits for skincare as well. Anti-aging capabilities are especially enhanced when combined with niacinamide (Vitamin B-3).


  • Lotions
  • Hair Products

How to Use

The simplest way to incorporate Panthenol into a product, especially when formulating from scratch, is during the water phase. You can add the Panthenol at any temperature and the recommended usage level is 0.1% to 5.0%, depending on the type of application.

Recommended Usage: 1-5%

Appearance: White crystalline powder

Solubility: Soluble in water

If you are trying to add the Panthenol to a finished product, follow these steps:

  1. Sanitize everything you will be using to mix the dilution, including bowls, bottles, etc..
  2. Mix 1 part Panthenol to 1 part Deionized Water (measure by weight, not volume) until completely dissolved.
  3. Once fully dissolved, add dilution into your base and mix thoroughly until fully incorporated.
  4. Only dilute the amount of Panthenol you will need to avoid storing and possible cross-contamination. If you do choose to save the excess dilution for further use, please ensure that dilution and materials used are sanitized and that a preservative is added to prevent bacterial growth.

Essentials By Catalina is not responsible for product compatibility. We encourage everyone to sample prior to committing to larger quantities giving you a chance to test the product for product performance, compatibility and safety. Keep all product out of reach of children

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1 review for DL Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B5)

  1. Evangeline


    This is exactly as expected, and at a wonderful price, thank you!

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