Skin Care

Vitamin E: the skin protection vitamin

Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant and the ideal weapon to protect cells and fight premature skin aging. Here are some at the benefits of vitamin E for skin.


The skin benefits of Vitamin E

The solution to fight free radicals which, when too numerous, attack your precious epidermis cells? Antioxidants, the beneficial molecules that stop oxidation and therefore premature skin ageing. The centre of attention: vitamin E, a natural antioxidant with anti-ageing virtues, which blocks the action of free radicals on the skin and offers skin protection by reducing cellular damage due to too much UV exposure.

Any other skin protection properties? This vitamin also contributes towards maintaining the skin's elasticity and hydration. It even offers anti-inflammatory action (which is particularly welcome when you have sunburn!).


How to get a higher dose of Vitamin E?

Beautiful skin begins on your plate, when it comes to nutrients and minerals. So, drizzle your dishes and salads with vegetable oils rich in vitamin E. The must-have products according to food and beauty enthusiasts are wheat germ oil, argan oil, sunflower oil and grapeseed oil. You should also fill your shopping basket with varied fruit and vegetables, such as avocado, asparagus, spinach, berries and even dried fruit. Meanwhile, opt for face care with formulas that include vitamin E. Whether in a serum or a cream, they will provide skin protection and fight environmental aggressors like pollution, tobacco and UV rays all day long. The result: younger looking skin!

Now that you know the secret ingredient, stock up on your favourite Vitamin E rich foods and skincare products and enjoy healthy, glowing, and younger-looking skin.