Vitamin E added to lotions, creams, and other skin care products, as well as taken orally, plays a role in the anti-aging of skin. It helps skin look younger by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Also, free radicals are believed to play an important role in skin aging and therefore the antioxidant activity is quite valuable for this skin problem.
There are a variety of other benefits of Vitamin E for skin care:
- Vitamin E products help reduce the appearance of stretch marks
- Vitamin E can help prevent the appearance of age spots
- It helps maintain the skin’s oil balance during the cleansing process
- It reduces transepidermal water loss from skin and strengthens the skin’s barrier function