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Vitamin E helps in keeping skin soft and moisturized.(1)
2. Can the use of Vitamin E lead to a decrease in wrinkles?
Topical (external) Vitamin E may decrease wrinkles in the skin.(2)
3. Can the use of Vitamin E help us in protecting skin from UV induced signs of sun burn?
Yes, topical use of Vitamin E can offer protection from Ultra Violet induced damage of inflammation as sunburn and tanning.(2)
4. What are the product benefits of combination of Vitamin E and aloe-vera?
• Unique blend of vitamins and aloe vera that hydrates, moisturises and softens the skin.
• Vitamin E helps to protect against damage of Ultra Violet rays.
• Vitamin E acts as a humectant. (3)
• Aloe vera helps in slowing down the appearance of wrinkles and actively repair the damaged skin cells that causes visible signs of aging
• Aloe vera also helps in softening of skin(5)
5. Which skin type should use Vitamin E and aloe-vera combination Cream as Evion?
Evion cream could be better suited for individuals with dry skin.
6. What is the role of antioxidants in the skin?
Vitamin E is a good antioxidant. Oxidants are harmful substances that can damage the skin due to various reasons one of them is ultraviolet rays induced damage due to excessive sun exposure. Antioxidants can reduce the damage caused by oxidants. The function of Vitamin E when applied externally is to contribute to the antioxidant defense of the skin. This is because of its tendency to absorb UV light in the solar spectrum region that is responsible for most of the harmful effects of the sun. (1)
7. What is the role of aloe-vera for skin?
Aloe vera gel softens skin. Aloe vera gel has also been reported to have a protective effect against radiation damage to the skin (4) It is also known to help slow down the appearance of wrinkles and actively repair the damaged skin cells that cause the visible signs of aging 5
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Rajeshwari R. Aloe vera: The Miracle Plant Its Medicinal and Traditional Uses in India Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2012 Vol. 1 No. 4 118-120