Vitamin E: Benefits in Skincare

What is Vitamin E?

Vitamin E is an antioxidant naturally occurring in many foods including nuts, spinach, whole grains, olive oil, and sunflower oil. Vitamin E helps support the immune system, cell function, and skin health. It is also available as a dietary supplement and in topical products.

Why is Vitamin E good for skin?

Vitamin E is an important ingredient in cosmetic formulations because it can prevent oxidative damage to cells by helping to remove free radicals offering many benefits for the skin:

  • Protects the skin from UV damage;
  • Supports healing for scars or burns;
  • Strengthens the skin barrier function;
  • Soothes and calms the skin thanks to its natural anti-inflammatory properties;
  • Nourishes and hydrates the skin;
  • It has shown to relieve eczema.

Vitamin E easily absorbs into the skin, incorporating it into your skincare routine through oils and moisturisers are some of the best ways to use the ingredient.

Find it in our hand and body balms, and deodorant range (fresh cotton, mighty mint and sensitive skin).

Written by Barbara Solis

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