Dexpanthenol is a pro vitamin involved with skin cell metabolism and may promote healing of the epithelium. "Epidermal wounds treated with dexpanthenol emulsion showed a reduction in erythema and more elastic and solid tissue regeneration.".
Cell hydration is a vital component of promoting a normal, healthy appearance to the skin. Studies have shown dexpanthenol to be an effective skin moisturizer by reducing trans-epidermal water loss". Additionally, dexpanthenol may have a protective effect from skin irritation. afterCLIMB may prevent some of the skin damage caused by climbing if used on a regular basis.
Wound healing can be promoted through antimicrobial and antifungal agents. By eliminating bacteria, fungi, and dirt from micro-cuts in the skin you will maximize your body's ability to repair the skin as quickly as possible.