We have heard from dermatologist and estheticians the importance of vitamin E oil for skincare and we use it quite religiously! but does it really have the impact it is credited for or is it just an overhyped oil? keep on reading to find out the truth about vitamin E oil.
Vitamin E is produced synthetically but it found in natural foods as well like Avocado, pumpkin & wheat germ oil. For skincare, it is often found in gels, creams and oils. It is known for curing skin inflammation, helps prevent damage from free radicals and is responsible for evening out the tone of the skin.
Main Benefit: seals the moisture, smooths out skin, is an antioxidant
Who should use it: Anyone who has dry skin. It is not the best for sensitive skin.
When to use it: Once a day, preferably at night.
Works well with: Vitamin C
Dont use it with: Retinol /vitamin A
Benefits of Vitamin E
- It is moisturizing
- Protects the skin from free radicals
- Is anti inflammatory properties
- Enhances the skin’s regeneration process
- Extremely hydrating – perfect for dry skin
- Discourages sebum discoloration to prevent tblackheads
Does vitamin E have any side effects?
At times, when vitamin E is used in its purest form – right out of the capsule, it can cause rashes on the skin especially on the sensitive area like around the eyes. It is always advisable to do a patch test before putting on anything on your face. There is also a possibility that the oil seeps into your pores and cause break out, this would be a problem for someone who has oily & acne prone skin.
How to use vitamin E oil
- 1 capsule vitamin E oil
- 2 tablespoon of yogurt
- 1 teaspoon of honey
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