The benefits of vitamin E in cosmetics
The vitamins E has many benefits for the skin: it is anti-aging, healing, soothing, and helps skin cells to regenerate. Find out how to benefit from its benefits!
The vitamins E is also known as tocopherol. It is essential for the proper functioning of our body. It protects our cells against the oxidative stress, has anti-inflammatory properties, and boosts our immune system. Used in beauty treatments, it makes it possible to design natural cosmetics who take care of your skin. So, in what form do we find the vitamin E in cosmetics ?
We tell you everything!
A fat-soluble vitamin found in many foods
The vitamins E East liposoluble, which means that it is soluble in fats, perfectly assimilated and even stored by the human body. Most of the time, a balanced diet is enough to cover the vitamin E needs.
It is found in spinach, red fruits (blackberries, blueberries, raspberries), dried apricots, cereals. You can also find the vitamins E in foods rich in fatty acids, such as fatty fish, cod liver oil, or eggs. If you are vegetarian or vegan, you can turn to the oilseed (hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds, etc.) which are an excellent source of vitamins E. THE Sun-flower seeds, pine nuts, germs of Whole grains or again, the vegetal oils are also great allies!
The many benefits of vitamin E on the skin
The vitamins E helps the skin to regenerate. She is anti-aging, healing, and soothing.
It is a natural preservative for cosmetics
The vitamins E not only protects the skin against harmful effects of free radicals, but also the cosmetic care. In this sense, it acts as a natural preservative against oxidation (due for example to light or heat) of your creams And oils. This oxidation or « rancidity » oils make them unfit for consumption: the treatment has a rancid odor, changes color, etc. This is why it is essential to preserve them optimally.
A powerful antioxidant cosmetic active ingredient
Thanks to his powers antioxidants, the vitamins E, nicknamed the youth vitamin, is a cosmetic active ingredient widely used in anti-aging creams, restorative care after Sun or again, the moisturizing creams For dry skins. It protects the membranes of our cells and our fibers from collagen And elastin exposed to oxidative stress, and thus effectively prevents aging of skin cells. Furthermore, it slows down the appearance of rides and pigment spots.
It also helps boost the collagen production, which restores elasticity to the skin, plumps the skin, and improve it resistance.
Vitamin E stimulates microcirculation
The vitamins E stimulates the microcirculation. She improved thus the distribution of nutrients and the cell renewal, and illuminates the complexion.
A powerful moisturizing agent
The vitamins E is a agent powerful moisturizer, often included in cosmetic care formulas for dry skin. It forms a occlusive film on the surface of the epidermis and thus reinforces, application after application, the hydrolipidic film (skin barrier).
Thanks to this reinforced skin barrier, the evaporation of water contained in the skin is stopped. Hydration is maintained in the epidermis, and the skin remains protected from drying external aggressions, such as exposure to the sun, in the wind, in the cold...
A real plus for dry skins, THE mature skin, THE sensitive skins to assaults.
The vitamins E helps weakened skin to heal: acne, chapped skin, eczema, sun burns, etc. Thanks to its properties anti-inflammatory and healing, you repair and soothe your epidermis abyss.
Vitamin E makes the skin softer
And at vitamins E is used so much in beauty treatments, it is also because by protecting the skin from skin aging, it allows the epidermis to maintain a smooth and supple appearance for longer. Since it allows the skin to keep a perfect level of hydration, and that it protects the epidermis from external attacks as the pollution, this fat-soluble vitamin pampers your face!
Other essential vitamins in cosmetics
THE vitamins have many virtues in cosmetics. Vitamin C, vitamin A, or even vitamin B, zoom in on those that take care of your beautiful skin!
Vitamin A, or retinol
The vitamins A is used in anti-aging and anti-imperfection care, because it activates the repair and regeneration capacities of skin cells. It's a cosmetic active ingredient ideal for wrinkles, stretch marks, or acne scars.
The vitamine B provides the body energy necessary to ensure physical and mental performance. In cosmetology, this vitamin, and in particular the vitamins B3, B5 And B12 give some pep to tired skin !
The niacinamide, vitamine B3, acts to reduce the sebum production and prevent the appearance of acne. It allows you to tighten the Pores, and to fight against skin aging. The niacinamide also brings radiance to dull complexions, and relieves redness.
The vitamine B5 is used in cosmetics for its powerful moisturizing properties. It attracts water into the skin and retains it. This vitamin also soothes the skin thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. Furthermore, it has healing benefits, and will therefore be useful to acne-prone, burned or injured skin.
The vitamine B12 has effects sebo-regulators. It also relieves sensitive skins and stressed, and helps relieve skin conditions such as itching, inflammation, redness, irritation and cracked skin.
It is the best known of vitamins: in cosmetic, the vitamin C is used for its powerful powers antioxidants which protect your skin from harmful environmental influences. It makes the skin more smooth, more uniform. It is used in many serums, creams, facial masks.
The vitamin C also enhances the production of collagen. The latter is essential in order to maintain elasticity and the regeneration of the fabrics. It slows down the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, by preventing the oxidation of producing cells of collagen. This is the reason why we find the vitamin C in many anti-aging creams.
Grangettes and vitamins: a beautiful love story
To create a product range which really takes care of your skin, it's impossible to miss the vitamins in the composition of our cosmetics!
You can find the vitamine B3 (niacinamide), used for its anti-aging virtues, in our anti-ageing face cream. Ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate (vitamin C) is also present, appreciated for its anti-oxidant properties.
In our soothing face cream, it's here vitamine B12 which is used, for its effects sebo-regulators.
In the frost eye area, the vitamin B3 is used for its anti-wrinkle properties.