INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - VITAMIN E

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

An extremely beneficial cosmetic ingredient which is used to fight signs of ageing skin, and is known to maintain skin health and hair health.

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WHAT IS VITAMIN E: Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant and is made up of a group of 8 fat-soluble compounds - 4 tocopherols and 4 tocotrienols.  It protects the cells from damage by neutralizing the free radicals which are responsible for causing cell damage. Nuts, seeds, legumes, vegetable oils, avocados, leafy vegetables are the some of the vital sources of Vitamin E. Facial and hair serums  infused with Vitamin E are known to maintain proper hair health and skin health. It keeps the skin and hair well-nourished, hydrated. It exhibits anti-ageing property, thereby makes the skin look radiant and more youthful.

REVIEW OF VITAMIN E

Name of the Brand/Organisation

Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

Rating/Review

BEST

1

 

Vitamin E is a renowned and one of the most 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 VITAMIN E: This beauty elixir has the following benefits:

  • Acts as moisturizing agent: It prevents loss of moisture by forming a protective barrier on the skin surface and its emollient property keeps dry skin hydrated and rejuvenated.
  • Possesses anti-ageing property: It boosts collagen production, increasing the elasticity of the skin and preventing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
  • Possesses anti-inflammatory property: It has a soothing effect on dry, itchy and inflamed skin. It is effective in treating sunburns and dry skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis.
  • Reduces dark spots: It fights free radicals which cause cell damage and lead to appearance of dark spots and pigmentation.
  • Reduces stretch marks: It increases the elasticity of the skin and effectively fades away stretch marks.
  • Promotes hair growth: It improves blood circulation, stimulates the hair follicles and promotes the growth of hair.
  • Maintains healthy scalp: It keeps the scalp well-nourished and moisturized, prevents dandruff and maintains a healthy scalp.

Thus, this ingredient is widely used in personal care products.

CITATIONS/FURTHER READ

ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY

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