5 Best Vitamin E Products to Use This Winter

October 06, 2022
Mary Honkus
By: Mary Honkus | skincare.com by L'Oréal
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When it comes to skincare ingredients, vitamin E doesn’t receive as much recognition as other antioxidants, but vitamin E benefits the skin in a variety of ways — and you may already be using it in your skincare routine. If you’re not, keep reading to find out why you should incorporate this multi-purpose antioxidant into your skincare regimen. Plus, find five products with vitamin E that our editors swear by.

What Benefits Does Vitamin E Have On The Skin?

“Vitamin E is probably one of the most frequently used ingredients in skincare that people don’t realize,” says Dr. Kavita Mariwalla, a board-certified dermatologist based in West Islip, New York and Skincare.com consultant. “It’s a skin conditioner and works well to soften the skin.”

Want to incorporate this super ingredient into your skincare routine? Find some of our favorite vitamin E infused products — from an award-winning serum to an ultra-nourishing lip balm — below.

SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic

Composed of ferulic acid and vitamins C and E, this award-winning antioxidant serum helps to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, make skin appear firmer and brightens brighter, while helping to protect against oxidative damage from free radicals.

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Mineral SPF Moisturizer With Hyaluronic Acid

Quench your skin’s thirst and help protect it from harmful UV rays at the same time with this hyaluronic acid and vitamin E infused sunscreen. It provides 12 hours of hydration and, when used as directed with other sun protection measures, helps prevent the signs of premature skin aging caused by the sun.

Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash

Made with caffeine, menthol and vitamin E, this invigorating face wash effectively cleanses the skin to remove dirt, oil and impurities. It also can be used as a pre-shaving step to achieve a more comfortable, closer shave.

Thayers Slip Balm

In this super hydrating lip balm, sunflower oil, hemp seed and vitamin E work together to intensely hydrate lips and offer antioxidant benefits. Plus, it’s available in three swoon-worthy scents — peppermint, vanilla bean and orange grove.


IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Dullness Serum

Boost radiance in just 10 days with this antioxidant-rich serum. The formula, which contains 15% pure vitamin C and vitamin E, helps to visibly brighten skin, protect from free radicals and hydrates your skin so you look well-rested and glowy.


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