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Why is Panthenol (vitamin B5) useful in cosmetics?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Panthenol is added to both moisturizers and hair care products for its ability to hold and attract water. In hair products, panthenol works to increase the flexibility of hair, making it feel softer and more manageable.

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