Allantoin is an organic compound derived from uric acid, and it is naturally present in certain plants, including comfrey, great burdock, and horse chestnut. However, most cosmetic products use synthetic allantoin due to its beneficial properties for the skin.

What are the benefits of allantoin?

Skin Benefits:

  1. Hydration: Allantoin has moisturizing properties that help maintain skin moisture, making it more supple and less prone to dryness.
  2. Skin Soothing: It has soothing properties that calm skin irritations, redness, and inflammations, making it an ideal ingredient for sensitive skin.
  3. Wound Healing: Allantoin promotes wound healing by stimulating cellular regeneration, helping minimize scars and accelerate the healing process.
  4. Gentle Exfoliation: It contributes to the removal of dead skin cells, promoting gentle exfoliation and improving skin texture.

Hair Benefits:

  1. Scalp Hydration: Allantoin can help maintain scalp hydration, reducing dryness and itching.
  2. Scalp Soothing: It has soothing properties that can relieve scalp irritations, such as itching and redness.
  3. Hair Repair: Allantoin can contribute to hair repair by promoting cellular regeneration at the scalp and hair follicles level.