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What is the benefit of vitamin E in skin care?

What is the benefit of vitamin E in skin care?

Antioxidant: Vitamin e has strong antioxidant properties and is most effective when applied topically. I suggest combining vitamin e with a good quality vitamin c product to help repair damage caused by free radicals. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E help our skin?

Can vitamin E help our skin?

Yes: There are few vitamins that can help the skin heal. They are not well studied but its worth trying to help if you have skin problems: vitamin d, b, e, fish oil (not great if you have oily skin but good for dry skin) and zinc. ...Read more

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Is vitamin E really good for the skin?

Is vitamin E really good for the skin?

Waste of money: It is already present in most foods. Supplements are not useful ; may increase risk of prostate cancer. Application to the skin is the same as any other oily substance. ...Read more

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Is vitamin E is absorbed by cell or skin??

There are skin: Cells. These absorb vitamin E and other things (good or bad) that are put on the skin. These products also go into the blood stream. You can apply vitamin E oil to the skin and take it as a capsule also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E really that good for your skin?

Can vitamin E really that good for your skin?

Not necessarily: Vit e can cause bruising and bleeding so we recomend stoppingit before any procedures such as an ablative or invasive procedure. Vit d can help reduce hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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Someone once said they used vitamin E for their skin?

Someone once said they used vitamin E for their skin?

Lots of people...: ...Say that; but unfortunately there is no credible evidence that it does anything beneficial. ...Read more

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Please help, how much iu of vitamin E should I take for skin benefit?

Varies: I have seen 100iu to 400iu prescribed. I recommend using 100iu and seeing how much benefit a person gets. ...Read more

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Can I apply Vitamin e on my skin directly from capsules? I have been doing this for week now and my skin looks noticeably better.

Obviously yes: Since you have been doing this, obviously you can! You are probably also asking if this is safe and yes, it is. However, it is best to use natural Vit E which is d-alpha tocopherol with mixed tocopherols. Avoid synthetic E (dl-alpha tocopherol).
Many studies show that applying Vit E is very beneficial.
See http://lpi. Oregonstate. Edu/infocenter/skin/vitaminE/
& http://tinyurl. Com/q8575jw ...Read more

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Can vitamin E skin cream dangerous?

Can vitamin E skin cream dangerous?

Vitamin E cream: The cream is not dangerous except a certain percentage of people become allergic to topical vitamin e. ...Read more

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Can taking vitamin E supplements help skin?

Yes: For a more thorough discussion please visit the website for the linus pauling institute through oregon health sciences. The most important issue is that vitamin e is not one chemical and components act differently.
http://lpi. Oregonstate. Edu/infocenter/skin/vitamine/. ...Read more

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Can taking vitamin E and B12 supplements be good for your skin?

Can taking vitamin E and B12 supplements be good for your skin?

VITAMINS: That combo is safe. The big ones to watch for are the FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS A D K E. You can see my recommendations on www. Rejuvenation-science. Com I would recommend a GF DIET WWW. WHOLEAPPROACH. COM & WWW. GUTBLISS. COM ...Read more

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Can I use vitamin E oil to rub on my skin?

Can I use vitamin E oil to rub on my skin?

You can, but...: ...It's not going to do much of anything, other than plug up some oil glands. Despite what you read on-line concerning its miraculous ability to heal scars and heaven knows what else, there is no credible evidence of any beneficial effects from topical application of vitamin e. ...Read more

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What is the vitamin E products that I need to take...I have dry and dark skin?

Vitamin E: Mixed tocopherols are best rather than simply one form of vitamin E. You can also use liquid vitamin E to put directly on the skin. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How does Vitamin E capsules help to better my facial skin? For how long should the capsules? Is 6 months ok? Or is it too much?

Vitamin E is good: nutrition for the skin. You can also consider buying a bottle of vitamin E at the drug store and applying it directly to your face. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What does vitamin E oil do for skin and hair?

What does vitamin E oil do for skin and hair?

Not much...: ...Other than plug up some oil glands. Despite what you read on-line concerning its miraculous ability to heal scars and heaven knows what else, there is no credible evidence of any beneficial effects from topical application of vitamin e oil. Sorry, but that's the honest answer. ...Read more

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Is glycerin and vitamin E mixture is good for combination skin?

Is glycerin and vitamin E mixture is good for combination skin?

Glycerin and Vit E: Yes - glycerin is a by product of soap making - helps to keep your skin soft and supple. Vit E has natural antioxidants and helps skin heal and does help minimize scar formation. A good glycerin/Vit E soap will provide a mild cleansing soap that will deal with combination skin
Good luck ...Read more

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How to know what is benefit vitamin E supplement to our body n skin?

How to know what is benefit vitamin E supplement to our body n skin?

Protects..: From photo-aging, also this effects is much better applying oil to the skin. Also a skin softener! ...Read more

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How can you use vitamin E oil on oily skin?

Vitamin e oil: Vitamin e may be beneficial when taken internally but it does not particularly benefit the skin. Some people use it to improve scars, but experiments show that it does not help and in fact a number of people became allergic to the topical vitamin e. ...Read more

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Can vitamin E skin oil help fade the stretch marks?

Can vitamin E skin oil help fade the stretch marks?

Vitamin E: Oil can be applied to the skin to help fade scars. It's worth a try. You can get a bottle of it at the drug store. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to remove marks on top of penis head. Did vitamin E rubbing will help?

Unanswerable: Unfortunately without knowing and seeing what 'marks' you have and what is causing them then there is little we can do here other than to tell you it is best to have a physician look at this in person and to give you medical treatment advise based on what you have. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between vitamin C and vitamin E for your skin?

I want to know what is the difference between vitamin C and vitamin E for your skin?

Skin and vitamins: Vit e applied topically can cause an allergic contact dermatitis. Vit e was believed to improve scar appearance but it can actually worsen scar appearance, so no topical vit e. Vit c topically may help lighten dark spots slightly, but not significantly and can have some limited antiaging properties. The hype is bigger than the benefits unfortunately. Getting enough of both in diet is important. ...Read more

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Will using vitamin E oil for prone acne skin help?

Will using vitamin E oil for prone acne skin help?

Vit e: I do not think there is any evidence that vitamin E oil will help acne prone skin. You can also be allergic to it, and then it will cause an itchy red rash. ...Read more

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