Cetaphil ingredients are selected following extensive research into the best ingredients to produce Cetaphil products that fulfill your specific skincare needs. They are specially formulated to provide a perfect blend of these ingredients to gently support sensitive skin and effectively cleanse and moisturise.
Cetaphil skincare products utilise the best ingredients such as niacinamide, panthenol, and glycerin each with unique features to produce highly effective skincare for a variety of skin types.
Panthenol or pro-vitamin B5 is the active form of vitamin B5. This natural ingredient provides soothing effects to the skin. It also has natural moisturising properties which help skin retain moisture and remain soft, smooth, and radiant.
Glycerin is a naturally occurring compound. It is a water-soluble emollient that softens and smooths skin. It also produces long-lasting moisturisation by attracting water into the skin and helping to retain skin moisture, leaving it appearing healthy and youthful.
Shea butter found naturally in the African shea tree is packed with vitamins and fatty acids, which benefits the skin greatly. It can restore and supplement the skin’s natural barrier, lock in moisture, and tackle dryness.
Hyaluronic acid occurs naturally within the skin and gives skin natural plumpness and a silky-smooth texture. With age, natural hyaluronic acid decreases. Hyaluronic acid can boost skin elasticity and impressively retain moisture.
Ceramides are found in the outermost layer of the skin and form a vital constituent of the skin barrier. Locking in skin moisture and protecting it from irritants. In skincare products, ceramides promote skin rejuvenation, hydration and boost skin resilience.
Urea occurs naturally within the skin as part of the natural moisturising factors. It has a dual-action with both keratolytic (shedding the horny outer of the skin, only at specific percentages) and hydrating effects. This allows it to soften and moisturise, making it ideal for dry, roughened skin.
Avocado oil, from the avocado fruit, is rich in vitamins A, D, and E, fatty acids and antioxidants, essential ingredients for combating oily skin. These vitamins give nourishment to the skin while also providing a moisturising effect to help tackle flaky, dry skin.
Sweet almond oil, made from almonds, has emollient properties which allow it to smoothen and soften dry, irritated skin and tackle rough skin textures. Other properties include moisturisation and tackling skin aging. It also contains vitamin E for its antioxidant effects.