Vitamin E has been around for a very long time and many people know it and appreciate the benefits. Even though it seems a little old school, Vitamin E is a skincare ingredient essential! We feel that anyone not on the Vitamin E bandwagon is missing out on some awesome skincare benefits. So here are our top benefits of Vitamin E, why you can't live without it and why it needs to be in your medicine box.


There is a lot of controversy when it comes to Vitamin E and the impact it has on scars. We have found from our research that the active ingredients in Vitamin E, do help and assist with the healing process. Vitamin E is known to reduce roughness and inflammation. Some studies disagree. Either way, we know that vitamin E is beneficial for your skin and there is research to prove it. So why wouldn't you take care of your skin the best way you know, with the best ingredients?

Damaged Skin

Damaged skin comes in many forms, whether it's sun damage, illness related, sores, rashes or insect bites. The powerful cells in Vitamin E have anti-inflammatory agents, therefore, healing and soothing damaged skin as soon as it's applied. We have many reviews attesting to this, here's one of them:

"I suffer from Raynaud's syndrome and get ulcers in winter. My specialist told me about the trials overseas using Vitamin E Ointment. I searched high and low in Australia and found your product. I have been using it to repair the damage around the ulcer. Great product, absorbs well, very thick and has really helped."

Helen August 2015

Rough or Dry Skin

Depending on what you need, Vitamin E comes in three different forms; oil, ointment and as a cream, all three provide the skin with necessary moisture and essential skin care.

For instance, pure Vitamin E oil is not ideal as a daily moisturiser because it's so thick and sticky. An intense Vitamin E oil is ideal for concentrated skin areas for healing and preservation, so is ideal for small, confined areas to nourish and hydrate.

Vitamin E cream is great for larger areas- perfect for dry skin all over the body.

And Vitamin E Ointment is a smooth concentrated formula designed to make skin more permeable and able to hold in the necessary moisture.The ointment also forms a protective layer, locking in moisture.

Wrinkles and Anti-ageing

They are inevitable! Wrinkles come from age, sun damage, free radicals (Damaging cells that degenerate good cells as part of the natural ageing process and environment), improper skin care and poor habits such as smoking and drinking alcohol in excess.

According to the book Healing with Vitamins: The Most Effective Vitamin and Mineral Treatments for Everyday Health Problems and Serious Disease, Vitamin E oil prevents the formation of wrinkles by blocking free radical damage. It treats wrinkles by boosting collagen production, a connective tissue that keeps skin elastic. Vitamin E oil also treats wrinkles by supporting new skin cell growth and speeding up cell regeneration.

Get It In Your First Aid Kit

Seriously if there is one cream that does a multitude of good  for the skin then Vitamin E is it. Vitamin E is highly beneficial for the skin, especially when it’s combined with other antioxidants like rosehip. It works on multiple skin concerns and issues, just take a look at our 100 uses of Vitamin E  table below. So if you suffer from dry, rough, scarred, damaged or aged skin, or you want a multi-purpose cream for your family then throw some  Vitamin E into your medicine box, travel bag or your skin care regime.

Want to know how to choose the best Vitamin E Cream for your family?  Read our post What To Look For In A Vitamin E Cream.

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