Allantoin is a chemical compound and is found in plants like chamomile, wheat sprouts, sugar beet and comfrey (an herb with purple flowers). It comes in powder form and is found in many creams and liquids such as moisturizers, exfoliators, and masks. It is safe and non-irritant, highly compatible with the skin and with cosmetic raw materials. Allantoin helps in removing dead skin cells and changing dry skin to a glowing one. It is used in moisturizer to prevent dry, rough and itchy skin. The exfoliating properties can help remove acne and gives a younger looking skin. This compound may decrease some inflammation in scars. Stimulating the growth of skin proteins like collagen it makes the texture of skin smooth and soft. It helps in reducing redness caused by acne and helps in cell rejuvenation.