Vitamin E

Vitamin E
Also called:
Tocopherol (Vitamin E)

Vitamin E* also known as tocoferol is a fat soluble vitamin which is greatly honored in cosmeceutical industry for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.  It is the most plentiful fat-soluble vitamin in skin tissue. Being able to dissolve in skin fat it easily penetrates epidermis and dermis and concentrates in their fat-rich compartments. Here tocopherol patiently waits for its time to shine and display its effective antioxidant strength, the ability to catch and quench free radicals. These harmful particles are formed inside skin as a result of damaging UV irradiation of sunlight. Free radicals provoke a cascade of negative processes in skin: dermal cell DNA change, collagen and elastin degradation, skin inflammation and immunity suppression.  Vitamin E successfully battles these skin adversaries, neutralize them and prevent the processes of skin photoaging, wrinkling and hyperpigmentation.

It also displays great anti-inflammatory property. This nimble vitamin hinders the production of compounds involved in inflammation development as well as inhibits some associated enzymes. Topical application of tocoferol notably reduces the demonstrations of skin inflammation: erythema (redness) and edema (swelling).

Some final remarks about today's topic: Tocopherol works better in tandem with vitamin C. Research indicates that both of these starring vitamins affect skin significantly better when they applied together.

Some skin care products carry tocoferol acetate or tocoferyl acetate in their formulations. It's a vitamin E conjugate, which is more stable, but needs to be degraded to free form of vitamin in order to demonstrate its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Topical application of Vitamin E (α-tocopherol) highly benefits skin. It prevents the damage of skin DNA, scaffolding and inflammation.

      

* The term covers a group of substances (tocopherols and tocotrienols) and their derivatives which have similar structures and display resembling functions in human body.  

Products containing Vitamin E

Luxury Lip Balm
e
0.32oz / 9g
$22
C
Henne Citrus Luxury Hand Cream
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50 ml / 1.7 fl oz
$25
C
Botanical Infused Sebu-Tone Clarifier Environ
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100 ml / 3.38 fl oz
C
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Botanical Infused Sebu-Wash Gel Cleanser Environ
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150 ml / 5 fl oz
C
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Environ Complete Anti-Pollution Spritz
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50 ml / 1.7 fl oz
C
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Hene Lip Serum
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10ml/0.35 fl oz
$45
C
Environ Low Foam Cleansing Gel
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200ml 6.8 fl oz
C
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Hydroxy Acid Sebu-Lac Lotion Environ
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60 ml / 2 fl oz
C
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Environ Hydra-Intense Cleansing Lotion
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200ml 6.8 fl oz
C
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Hydroxy Acid Sebu-Clear Masque Environ
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50 ml / 1.7 fl oz
C
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Environ Antioxidant & Peptide Eye Gel
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15 ml / 2.1 fl oz
C
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Environ Vita-Enriched Antioxidant Gel
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50 ml
C
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Environ Concentrated Alpha Hydroxy Toner
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200 ml / 6.8 fl oz
C
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Environ Vita-Antioxidant AVST Gel
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50 ml / 7 fl oz
C
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Environ Alpha Hydroxy Night Cream
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50 ml / 1.7 fl oz
C
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Environ Tri-Complex Body Contouring Cream
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125 ml / 42 fl oz
C
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Environ Vita-Enriched Colostrum Gel
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30 ml / 1 fl oz
C
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