Vitamin E Oil - Natural
Vitamin E is an antioxidant as well as a nutrient that is vital for maintaining the well-being of skin and hair. Vitamin E is reputed to eliminate the body’s free radicals, which are responsible for causing premature aging as well as damage to the cells. It has the amazing ability to reduce the appearance of scars, burns, and wounds. It can be used on the skin after being added to moisturisers, such as creams, lotions, and ointments. When added to natural product formulations, Vitamin E, works as a stabiliser and has the potential to extend a product’s shelf life. It nourishes and promotes the growth of new skin and hair.
This product is derived from highly refined vegetable oil distillates including soyabean which undergoes further refining and processing. It is manufactured using non-animal based raw materials.
Natural vs. Synthetic:
Natural vitamin E contains alpha-tocopherol exclusively in an active form.
Synthetic vitamin E (sometimes referred to as dl-alpha-tocopherol) contains both active and inactive forms of alpha-tocopherol.
Natural vitamin E also may contain other types of tocopherols, such as beta-tocopherol, delta-tocopherol, and gamma-tocopherol. Some manufacturers use the term "mixed " tocopherols when referring to these different types.
INCI Name: Tocopherol
Colour: Brownish red
Odour: Almost odourless
IMPORTANT: This item is a high-grade product containing a minimum of 87% D-alpha-tocopherol.
Activity: 1300 IU
How to use: Vitamin E can be added into the oil phase of a formulation where it can work as skincare active and an antioxidant to reduce the likelihood of oxidation of the formulation.
NOTE: Vitamin E is NOT a preservative but it can work to boost the stability of your product which in turn makes it less likely to come under micro attack