TOCOPHEROL aka VITAMIN E

Tocopheryl acetate is good for all skin types.

Forms:

Tocopherol

Mixed tocopherol

Tocopheryl acetate

Origin: synthetic


GOOD FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

FEATURES

  • antioxidant
  • tissue repairing
  • emollient
  • antiseptic

BENEFITS

  • protecting
  • anti-aging
  • moisturizing
  • cleansing

    FUNCTION

    • emollient
    • preservative

    Obtained by the vacuum distillation of edible vegetable oils, tocopherols act as a natural preservative (they help prevent rancidity and hence help to maintain the shelf-life of products that contain them) and important natural antioxidant. Considered an antioxidant superstar, vitamin E is a lipid-soluble vitamin that has eight different forms, of which some are known for being excellent antioxidants when applied topically to skin, particularly alpha tocopherol and the tocotrienols. However, other studies have indicated the acetate form (tocopherol acetate) is also bioavailable and protective for skin. And still other research points to tocopherol sorbate as providing significant antioxidant protection against ultraviolet radiation-induced oxidative damage. Antioxidants such as vitamin E act to protect cells against the effects of free radicals, which are potentially damaging by-products of the body's metabolism. Vitamin C and other anti-oxidants recycle vitamin E end-products back into effective suppressors of free radicals. Pointing to the significance of vitamin E for skin is an article in the Journal of Molecular Medicine (January 1995, pages 7-17) which states: “More than other tissues, the skin is exposed to numerous environmental chemical and physical agents such as ultraviolet light causing oxidative stress (free-radical damage). In the skin this results in several short- and long-term adverse effects such as erythema (redness), edema (swelling), skin thickening, wrinkling, and an increased incidence of skin cancer”. Vitamin E is the major “antioxidant protecting the skin from the adverse effects of oxidative stress including photoaging (sun damage).” Tocopherols also provide fabulous relief for chapped lips and ragged cuticles and are reported to soften and gradually fade scar tissue because they aid in tissue repair and moisturize the skin from within. Additionally, tocopherols protect fat in the body’s tissues from abnormal breakdown, increase micro-circulation, and may protect blood vessels.


    TOCOPHEROLS ARE IN:

    PRIMER

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    Vapour Organic Beauty Stratus Instant Skin Perfector

    FOUNDATION

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    Vapour Organic Beauty Atmosphere Luminous Foundation

    CONCEALER

    Vapour Organic Beauty Illusionist Concealer

    LIP BALM

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    LIP GLOSS

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    Afterglow Cosmetics Organic Infused Hydra Gloss

    EYE SHADOW

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    Afterglow Organic Infused Eco Eye Shadow

    LIP STICK

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    CONCEALER

    Afterglow Cosmetics Organic Infused Total Cover Concealer

    Afterglow Cosmetics Organic Infused Aloe Concealer

    Afterglow Cosmetics Organic Infused Calm-Cover

    BLUSH

    Vapour Organic Beauty Aura Multi-Use Blush

    CLEANSER

    Pangea Organics Egyptian Calendula and Blood Orange Facial Cleanser

    FACIAL SCRUB

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    CREAM

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    FACIAL OIL

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    MASK

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    EYE CREAM

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    LIP BALM

    Pangea Organics Italian Red Mandarin with Rose Lip Balm

     

    Pangea Organics Pyrenees Lavender with Cardamom Lip Balm

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    BODY WASH

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    HAND SOAP

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    Pangea Organics Pyrenees Lavender with Cardamom Hand Soap

    BODY POLISH
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