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What are the benefits of vitamin B5 acne treatment?

January 25, 2018


Acne is an unfortunate but common part of life, with a significant percentage of the population experiencing significant outbreaks at some point during youth or young adulthood. Over the years, a variety of different acne treatments have been developed, with variable results. As skin care research has advanced, one reason for that has been shown to be the fact that there can be a few causes for acne, and it can be classified into a few types. If you’re looking at using a vitamin B5 cystic acne treatment, you should know the facts about how it works so you can better understand how to get its benefits.

Vitamin B5 Acne Treatment

Vitamin B5, also known as pantothenic acid, helps regulate the production of skin oils by the sebaceous glands. That’s why doctors used to think acne was caused by a B5 deficiency. It turns out that was a mistaken theory, but using concentrated Vitamin B5 serum can help reverse the effects of certain kinds of acne, including cystic acne. That’s because reducing oil production in the skin reduces the buildup of oils that lead to breakouts. It’s one of many vitamins for acne treatment, one with profound effects when used correctly.

Side Effects of B5 Treatment

Like any strong medical treatment, there are some side effects that can come with the use of pantothenic acid. It is not poisonous, its water solubility ensures the body will flush it out if you accumulate too much, but it can lead to diarrhea, hair loss, and dry skin. Using a topical serum may help reduce these symptoms by applying the compound directly to the affected cells and side-stepping the full metabolism of it throughout the body.

Benefits of B5 Treatment

Like many serums for acne prone skin, vitamin B5 serums need time to work. Over the course of a few weeks, though, you should see these benefits:

  • Clearer skin
  • Reduced breakout area size
  • Reduced skin oiliness

If you have questions about skin care products from Timeless Skin Care, contact us for information or help with orders.

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