What It Does: soothing
Allantoin is a soothing ingredient. It is naturally found in roots and leaves of the comfrey plant. In cosmetic products its usually produced synthetically.
Not only is Allantoin soothing, but is also skin-softening and protecting and can help in wound healing.
It’s a Keratolytic increasing the water content of skin and adds the process of desquamation of the outer layers leaving it smoother. Additionally, it promotes cell proliferation creating improving longevity.