INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - DL TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

SUMMARY: BEST | SAFE TO BE USED IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS | APPROVED BY REGULATORY BODIES

A popular ingredient used in personal care products for its antioxidant, anti-ageing properties. It is also known to protect the skin from sunburns.

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WHAT IS DL TOCOPHEROL ACETATE:  Tocopheryl acetate is made up of acetic acid and tocopherol (vitamin E). In the beauty and cosmetics industry it is used for its antioxidant properties and natural skin conditioning properties. It can be found naturally in pumpkin, avocado and wheat germ oil but is also synthetically derived. It is used in the formulations of many products such as face powders and foundations, moisturizers, skincare products, and many other products. 

REVIEW OF DL TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

Name of Brand/ Organization

Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

Rating/Review

BEST

2-3

 

DL Tocopherol Acetate is one of the most researched and reviewed ingredients. Top regulatory bodies like FDA (Food and Drug Administration ensures the safety, efficacy and security of humans by making sure that cosmetics are safe to use), CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review thoroughly investigates the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics), EU Cosmetics Regulation (It ensures the safety of the consumers while using the cosmetic products) and EWG (Environmental Working Group Skin Deep is a cosmetic database for ensuring the safety of ingredients being used in personal care products) along with popular skincare brand Paula's Choice have rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products. 

BENEFITS OF DL TOCOPHEROL ACETATE: The versatile DL Tocopherol Acetate has the following benefits:

  • Possesses anti-ageing properties: It retains the moisture and prevents the formation of wrinkles and fine lines on the skin and gives the skin a younger look. It firms the skin and makes it look younger.
  • Exhibits antioxidant properties: It effectively protects the skin from damage from free radicals, makes the skin healthier and fights signs of ageing skin.
  • Protects skin from sunburns: It provides protection to skin from harmful UV rays of the sun and from sunburns. It also reduces the inflammation of the skin.

CITATIONS/FURTHER READ

 ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY  

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