Bepanthen: what is it for and how to use it

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The products of the Bepanthen line are characterized because they contain provitamin B5 in their composition, also known by dexpanthenol or dexpanthenol, which is a compound that accelerates the process of cell regeneration and repair, protects and increases skin hydration, stimulates production of collagen, accelerating skin healing, and helping to relieve inflammation in cases of mild burns or skin irritation.

Dexpanthenol transforms the skin into pantothenic acid, an essential vitamin for the skin that promotes cell regeneration. El Bepanthen is available in ointment and in some countries as a lotion and lip balm.

The name of this product may vary from one country to another, however, they belong to the same pharmaceutical company Bayer, and they can also be found under the names of Bepanthol, Bepantol or Beducen.

1. Bepanthen in ointment

The bepanthen in ointment is a product that can be used to accelerate the skin regeneration process due to mild wounds such as irritations, scratches, dermatitis or dry skin, fissures, cutaneous erosions, burning, comezón, blisters, pressure ulcers, cracks in the skin, light burns, fissures in the feet, skin grafts and dermatitis. It can also be used after performing a tattoo to facilitate healing and keep the skin hydrated.

In addition to provitamin B5, this ointment also contains an oily substance that protects the skin. To use, it should be applied on the skin in the affected region 1 or more times a day, according to the doctor’s indication or when necessary.

2. Bepanthen in rubbing ointment

The bepanthen in ointment for scratches or skin dermatitis helps to protect, moisten and regenerate the baby’s skin, preventing the situation from worsening and relieving the injuries caused by the continuous use of the pad. This ointment must be used each time the pañal is changed and continuously. It can also be used during maternal lactation when fissures occur in the foot.

In addition to provitamin B5, Bepanthen products contain lanolin, soft white paraffin, liquid paraffin, almond oil, protegin X, white bee wax, among other components. Likewise, comply with certain criteria to prevent and treat the scratches as it is known that it does not contain perfume, does not contain coloring agents or preservatives.

3. Bepanthol in body lotion

El Bepanthol or beducen in lotion in solution is ideal to hydrate the skin daily, because it is much easier to apply and is quickly absorbed, allowing the person to get dressed and feel comfortable. This product can be applied whenever necessary.

4. Lip bepanthol

El Bepanthol lip is available as a lip balm and as a lip regenerator.

The lip balm, in addition to providing intense and prolonged hydration thanks to components such as vitamin E and provitamin B5, also has SPF 30 sunscreen in its composition against UVA and UVB rays. This product must be applied according to needs or every 2 hours, in case of prolonged sun exposure.

The lip regenerator also has vitamin E in its composition and provitamin B5, exercising a moisturizing, repairing and regenerating action, and can be applied as needed. See other creams with healing properties.

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