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BENEFITS OF VITAMIN E

DISCOVER WHAT MAKES THIS ANTIOXIDANT SO SPECIAL

Vitamin E is a superstar ingredient and for good reason. It’s found in a number of foods but as the trend for vitamin-rich skincare grows, it’s now found in many skincare products. But what exactly is vitamin E? And what can it do for your skin? We break down what makes vitamin E so special.


WHAT IS VITAMIN E?

Vitamin E – or as we like to call it, The Underrated Vitamin – is a nutrient that helps keep your skin feeling fresh and healthy. As it’s also an antioxidant, it helps protect your skin from everyday stressors, like pollution. We mostly absorb vitamin E in the foods we eat but, because of the benefits we can get from putting it onto our skin, it’s now used in a number of skincare products. Discover these benefits below.

 


THE BENEFITS OF VITAMIN E FOR SKIN

HELPS PROTECT FROM FREE RADICALS

Vitamin E is an antioxidant. And antioxidants are known to help protect your skin from free radicals. Free radicals are molecules in the air that cause damage to our skin, like weakening its elasticity. And, because free radicals are all around us, they’re pretty hard to avoid. But we can prevent them from affecting us. Vitamin E helps to protect our skin cells from environmental stressors and help keep our skin feeling fresh and healthy, even in the city.

HELPS MOISTURISE THE SKIN

Though it’s championed for its antioxidant properties, vitamin E also has moisturising benefits and can help keep your skin feel hydrated for longer. Vitamin E forms a protective barrier around your skin cells which prevents moisture loss and keeps your skin looking healthy and hydrated.

HELPS RESTORE THE SKIN

Vitamin E helps to restore skin’s moisture. It works by locking in that much-needed replenishment, helping to avoid moisture loss and, in turn, helping to protect from external aggressors. As a fat-soluble vitamin, it also preserves the lipids (fats) in your face, leaving you with plumper looking skin.


GET TO KNOW OUR VITAMIN E RANGE

Our Vitamin E range is one of our icons and homes some of our best loved products. The range helps deliver the hydration your skin needs to feel fresh and healthy. From toners and moisturisers to lip care and eye cream, the range covers all your skincare needs.

With raspberry extract and hyaluronic acid, our Vitamin E Moisture Creams feel like a tall glass of water for your face. And since there’s one for every skin type, you can easily find the best face moisturiser for you. Or perhaps you’re simply looking to have a little pamper, then pick up our Vitamin E Protect Emulsion SPF30 PA+++ to help restore hydration.

VITAMIN E GEL MIST

Enriched with raspberry extract, known for being rich in antioxidants, this everyday mist is great for when you need a speedy hit of hydration while you’re on-the-go. It’s super light and refreshing and a few quick spritzes helps to keep skin hydrated for up to 48hr.

VITAMIN E MOISTURE CREAMS

Infused with hyaluronic acid and raspberry extract, known for being rich in antioxidants, our reformulated Vitamin E Moisture Creams are tailored to your skin type. Our Vitamin E Moisture Cream is a friend to all skin types, helping to lock-in hydration for up to 48hrs, while our Vitamin E Gel Moisture Cream is a lightweight formula specially formulated for oilier skin types, helping to dial down shine as it hydrates.


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