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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.

Vitamin E can be found in these products