The amazing benefits of vitamin E oil


Since Vitamin E oil contains significant amounts of Vitamin E, it is great for the skin. There are many ways in which one can put this product to use. And it promises excellent results for the skin. Vitamin E, even the synthetic one is generally safe for the skin.
1. As a Night Cream
Take small amount of Vitamin E oil and dab it under the eyes. Make sure you have removed all makeup before using this. Synthetic Vitamin E ( tocopheryl acetate ) in this oil can react with makeup chemicals and even sunlight and form dangerous, sometimes even carcinogenic products. There is also some concern about contamination with hydroquinone in the production of synthetic ( lab generated ) vitamin E. Therefore, it is best to go with Vitamin E oil which contains natural Vitamin E, like from a natural oil. This treatments keeps under eye skin thick, supple and strong. It reduces the risk of developing the cheek wrinkle ( large fold that becomes evident when you move the cheek up towards the eyes ).
Since Vitamin E prevents excess melanin formation [1], it safeguards the eyes from dark circles.
2. Natural Anti-Aging product
Regular application of Vitamin E oil can give a person younger looking skin. Isn’t that what we all want. Anti-aging effects of most natural products are slow, and they become evident after regular application for months, even years. So, be sure to apply your Vitamin E oil regularly for this effect.
How does this work ?
A form of Vitamin E, gamma tocotrienol, has the ability to reverse damage dun by UVB radiation to some extent. Our skin ages prematurely because of damage done to it by harmful solar radiation, and the free radicals in our environment. Vitamin E reduces the damage to skin framework because of both these factors. [2]
3. Slather right after a shower
Vitamin E is an excellent moisturizer. Vitamin E oil usually contains coconut oil which is also a renowned moisturizer. So, when you have taken bath, apply Vitamin E oil all over your skin in a thin layer. Within a few minutes, it gets absorbed into the skin and doesn’t feel like grease. This simple daily routine can give a much smoother and gentle skin, much like a baby.
Vitamin E can also help to regulate functioning of oil secreting glands in the skin. These glands release sebum ( body’s natural oil ) which is the perfect skin moisturizer.

4. Heal any kind of scar
Vitamin E has been noted by many people to fasten the recovery of injured skin tissue. So, the entire process of scabbing, shedding and healing takes place much faster. Apply Vitamin E oil on any kind of scar, like pigemntation scars, keloid scars, scars made by cuts, scrapes, wounds, surgeries etc. It can also be used for acne scars , like boxcar or icepick scars, but only if it doesn’t break you out.
People who are dealing with bleeding disorders should however avoid using it on healing tissue. These areas are prone to bleeding again and this might cause a problem.
5. Get rid of dull and dry skin
People who regularly experience dry skin, even after winter can make use of this oil to get rid of the dryness. Vitamin E oil reduces dryness and flakiness. One can apply it specifically on dry areas and see how it performs. After regular application for few weeks. Vitamin E concentration in skin may increase and one may not have dry skin at all, even after withdrawing the use of Vitamin E oil, which is great.
Vitamin E oil can make skin look a bit more radiant.

6. Smooth Tangle Free Hair
Adding a few drops of Vitamin E oil to a regular shampoo turns into a more powerful anti-tangle solution. This is also experiemented by many shampoo manufacturers. The trick of adding oil to a shampoo routine seems odd, but it sure does make the hair silky. Combing becomes much easier and there are way fewer hair falling out in combing.
Vitamin E oil also provides Vitamin E to scalp. This keeps the scalp skin healthy and well moisturized. It can also prevent dandruff.
Vitamin E also adds luster to hair, making them look shiny. Without nutrition, hair looks brittle and lifeless. Using Vitamin E oil can mask this by making hair bright and untangled.

7. Relieves Psoriasis
People who suffer from psoriasis often get relief by applying Vitamin E from a punctured capsule. Vitamin E oil should be applied to psoriasis lesions. Since Vitamin E is a potent skin healer, these scaly, irritated skin patches start to heal faster.
It is also helpful in eczema and many other inflammatory skin conditions.
8. Anti Stretch Marks
Vitamin E is great for diminishing stretch marks. In fact, stretch marks are a kind of scar resulting from tearing in the dermis. This happens because of strain within the dermis. Vitamin E penetrates down to the dermis ( the second layer of skin underneath the epidermis ) and starts healing the scar. Within a few weeks, the depression fills up and the scar diminishes in appearance.
9. Sunburn Relief
Vitamin E oil can provide mild relief from sunburns. It is not as effective as aloe vera gel, but it helps if you have this oil around.
10. Easy Makeup Remover
Do you spend hours trying to get rid of the last etches of makeup. Try natural Vitamin E oil. Put a few drops of this oil on a cotton ball and wipe in a firm motion, hugging the skin tightly. All the makeup comes off in a single swipe. This works for eye makeup too, especially the mascara. Makeup products have an affinity to this oil and they stick to it, leaving the skin behind

Seyi Shakespear'

Seyi Shakespear'

Writer, poet and social critic
Seyi Shakespear'

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