Vitamin E is famous for its anti-aging
properties and it is particularly effective in protection against sun exposure,
as it reduces wrinkles and generally all signs of aging. This is because it has a strong antioxidant
effect, which means that it shields our cells against the attack from free
particularly beneficial for the skin because:
It has an
It inhibits the
peroxidation of lipids
It has a
conditioning effect in photo-aging skin
precautionary against sun erythema and damage from the sun radiation
blocks free radicals
helps in maintaining the skin moisture in women in premenopausal and menopausal
improves the elasticity of the skin and its moisture levels.
brightens and smoothes the hard skin while it lubricates the cell membranes and
boosts the regeneration of cells
Vitamin E is special because it is a strong
antioxidant as well as a great conditioning substance which prevents the loss
of water from the skin, which is why it is usually used in moisturising
products, fighting against dryness. In addition it is soothing and anti-inflammatory.
Vitamin E is stable inside water so it can be easily used inside products. In
case it is that stable that it is used in cosmetics to help with the integrity
of other ingredients.