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Allantoin is a very popular asset in cosmetic, particularly for its regenerating, moisturizing, healing and soothing properties.

 

She is naturally present in the roots of certain plants such as the flower of comfrey and chamomile, and is found in moisturizing milks, facial creams, after-sun milks and even foot and hand balms.

 

So what are the Benefits of Allantoin in Cosmetics ? Zoom on this ingredient who wishes you well!

Jérôme Bessard
Jérôme Bessard
Co-director @ Grangettes Switzerland
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What is Allantoin?

Allantoin is one of the active ingredients of Comfrey, and is traditionally used for its healing, anti-inflammatory, regenerating and soothing properties. In cosmetics, it is sometimes obtained from slime snail. It is also found in the sugar beet, aloe vera or even chamomile.

 

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What is Allantoin used for in cosmetic products?

It calms irritations

Allantoin has properties anti-inflammatories, and soothes them irritations and minor injuries after shaving, hair removal, or laser. This ingredient stimulates the production of new cells, hence its healing action. It is ideal for damaged skin and weakened by external aggressions, such as UV rays, cold, wind, etc.

It is regenerative

Allantoin is widely used in cosmetics because it has properties regenerative and restorative. It will therefore be ideal for cracked hands and feet.

 

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It moisturizes and protects the skin barrier

Allantoin is often used in regenerating body milks. It soothes the skin and reduces the feeling of discomfort, tightness and dehydration spots. It softens your skin, makes it more elastic, and restores all its softness and glow. Thanks to its powerful properties moisturizing and emollient, and its nutritional power, allantoin sustainably protects the skin barrier. Note also that this ingredient is hydrolipidic : this means that it leaves an oily film on the skin which allows hydration of the epidermis all day.

It helps fight acne

Allantoin is ideal for acne scars. It helps reduce redness caused by acne and aids in cellular rejuvenation.

It eliminates dead skin

Allantoin has a share keratolytic, that is to say it peels off and eliminates the keratin layer of the skin. Just like the products exfoliation for the skin, it therefore allows you to eliminate dead skin and soften the upper layer of the epidermis. By increasing the amount of water in the extracellular matrix and strengthening theelimination of dead cells, Allantoin stimulates the regeneration of the fabrics And brightens the complexion. It is therefore a ingredient which will enhance the shine of tired skin ! 

What skin types is Allantoin ideal for?

Allantoin is ideal for all skin types (normal, mixed, oily, or dry), and in particular for sensitive, delicate skin prone to imperfections. It is also very interesting for taking care of the epidermis after exposure to the sun, cold or wind, or even after shaving or hair removal. Allantoin does not contain any irritating agents, which allows it to treat the most reactive skin gently. 

 

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In which cosmetic products can we find Allantoin?

Allantoin can be found in the soothing and restorative treatments like the body lotions, soothing face creams, or hand and foot care. This ingredient is also used in many after-sun treatments, for its regenerating properties, or in post-hair removal or after-shave creams or gel, for its soothing properties.

Allantoin can also be used in cleansing products for sensitive skin (soaps, shower gels, etc.), or even in make-up remover lotions.

Allantoin face cream

Are you looking for a face cream Which contains Allantoin? 

  • The soothing face cream Grangettes Switzerland is ideal for intensely hydrating, soothing dry, sensitive and fragile skin, and protecting your face from pollution;
  • The anti-aging cream is perfect for delay the effects of time which mark the face. The combination of its active ingredients makes it possible to structure and reconstitute the extracellular matrix of the skin. Allantoin, used here for its moisturizing actions, will not fail to take care of your face day after day!

 

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A body lotion with Allantoin

To take care for your body, hydrate it and maintain the integrity of the skin structure, Grangettes body lotion don't do things by halves. Allantoin is used here for its soothing properties. If your skin itches after a shower, if you feel tightness after shaving, this body lotion will be your greatest ally. To maintain a good body hydration, you can count on hyaluronic acid and the vegetable squalane, also present in the composition of this body milk!

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