Tocopherol (Vitamin E)

 Tocopherol  vitamin E
  • Tocopherol is a specific form of vitamin E that’s often found in skin care products and dietary supplements

  • It’s also known as tocopheryl acetate, tocopherol acetate, or vitamin E acetate. Tocopherol is a form of Vitamin E typically derived from vegetable oils

  • Vitamin E is known for its antioxidant properties. Antioxidants help to protect your body from damaging compounds called free radicals. Normally, free radicals form when your body converts food into energy. However, free radicals can also come from UV light, cigarette smoke, and air pollution

  • Vitamin E may also have an anti-inflammatory effect on the skin making your skin look younger

  • Vitamin E helps support the immune system, cell function, and skin health

  • There’s also preliminary evidence that it can help prevent scarring and reduce the signs of aging, too

  • Studies are underway to learn more about the many ways tocopherol and other forms of vitamin E benefit skin and overall health

  • It also helps protect products by acting as a preservative and preventing natural oils from going rancid

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