Do you wonder how versatile vitamin-E is for hair and skin? Then this blog is for you to explore more about vitamin-E and its contribution towards skin and hair. Here we shall discuss on, Introduction to vitamin-E, duties of vitamin-E, effects of vitamin- E deficiency, vitamin-E diet, disadvantages of using vitamin-E in the form of chemicals, vitamin- E rich herbs you should consider for skin, vitamin- E rich herbs you should consider for hair, why consider vitamin-E in natural form for hair and skin, safe alternatives why consider Herbcience?


Our body is a pleasant present that we carry every day. This body is covered by our skin and hair. This hair and skin deserves a routine pampering to maintain the health. This pampering will protect the body from losing elasticity, hydration, nutrients and many more. 

What is vitamin-E

Introduction to vitamin-E: One among the fat soluble vitamins is vitamin-E. Vitamin-E was discovered in 1922 and isolated in 1935 and first synthesized in 1938. According to health organizations, 15mg of vitamin-E is recommended in every day’s diet.

What are the duties of Vitamin-E

Task of Vitamin-C in the body

  • Vitamin- E is well known antioxidant, which supports hair growth and skin rejuvenation quickly
  • Known for arresting hair fall
  • Known to moisturize skin and heals wrinkle and fine lines of skin
  • Promotes hair growth by increasing the density and volume of hair.

What are the effects of vitamin-E deficiency?

Effects of vitamin-C Deficiency:

  • Inhibits the absorption of other vitamins
  • Prominent fine line of the skin, rough and dry skin
  • Wrinkle and aged skin
  • Dark circles below the eyes, around the lips
  • Wounds and acnes marks do not reduce pigmentation

How to include vitamin-E in diet?

It is wise to include vitamin-E in diet:

Include nuts like- Almonds, pumpkin seeds, Hazelnut, pine nut, sunflower seeds in diet. Other Vitamin-E rich food sources are- wheat, soya beans, avocado, green leafy vegetables, peanuts, mango, red bell pepper.

Why avoid vitamin-E in chemical form?

Vitamin-E, being a multi-talented vitamin, is available in chemical form too. But by using chemical form, as an add-on you end up with health hazards. Let us glance at the chemicals used in your regular skin and hair products and the health hazards caused by them.


Chemical in the product

Labeled on the Product

Health hazard on usage




Body Massage oil

Butylated Compounds


Cancer, Reproductive impairment, Developmental impairment

Artificial Fragrance

Parfum, Natural flavor, Artificial flavor, Flavor








Body Lotion


Benzophenone, BPZ

Cancer, Reproductive impairment, endocrine system impairment, organ toxicity

Coal Tar

Coal Tar solution, Tar coal

Cancer, Organ Toxicity

Ethanolamine compounds


Cancer, Organ Toxicity

Butylated Compounds


Cancer, Reproductive impairment, endocrine system impairment, organ toxicity






Beard Oil

Butylated Compounds


Skin Irritation and cancer



Formaldehyde DMDM Hydantoin

Skin Irritation and cancer









Hair oil

Butylated Compounds


Cancer, Reproductive impairment, endocrine system impairment, organ toxicity

Light Liquid Paraffin


Skin irritation, cancer

Tertiary Butyl Hydroquinone



Artificial Color

Brilliant blue, Tartrazine, FCF

Eye irritation, skin irritation

Artificial Fragrance




Head Massage oil

Mineral Oil

Mineral Oil

Skin irritation

Light Liquid Paraffin


skin irritation and cancer

Artificial Fragrance

parfum, flavor, artificial flavor, natural flavor


The thumb rule is to acquire vitamin-E in natural herbal form, instead of harmful chemical form.

What are the safe herbs for hair?

Safe herbs for hair products are Bringaraj1, Loha Bhasma(Iron)2, sesame oil3, Methi4, Brahmi5, Amla6, Neelini7, Rosmary8 are lavishly enriched Vitamin-E that promotes  hair growth. 

What are the safe herbs for skin?

Safe herbs for skin products are Chandana9, Manjistha10, Turmeric11, Lodhra12, Lemongrass13, Usheera14, Aloe vera15, Shea Butter16, Olive oil17 which will promote skin repair quickly.

Why consider herbs for skin and hair?

Healthy bond of herbal phyto- components and vitamin- E 

Herbs that are enriched with Vitamin- E promotes the absorption of all vitamins and help in producing collagen, the main protein responsible for enhancing the speedy healing, reducing scars, reducing wrinkles and pores, reducing skin aging and reduces pigmentation in skin. Does this also promote hair growth and repair of damaged hair 

What are the safe alternatives? 

Consider usage of herbal skin and hair products, which are enriched with vitamin-E, to avoid side effects of chemicals used in the form of oil base or cream base or preservatives.

Lubrication for body; Herbcience Rejuvenating Body Massage Oil


  • Rejuvenation
  • Skin complexion
  • Enhance blood circulation
  • Relieves body pain

Skin nourishment by Herbcience Nourishing Pro-V body lotion 


  • Enhance skin complexion
  • Moisturization
  • Protects from UV rays. 

Beard nourishing Herbcience PRO-V CAVEMAN BEARD OIL: 


  • Promotes Facial Hair
  • Conditions facial hair 

Herbal hair lubricant Herbcience Pro-V Keratin oil   


  • Promotes hair growth
  • Prevents hair loss
  • Boosts natural hair color

Herbal de-stressing massage oil- Herbcience Rejuvenating Head Massage Oil


  • De-stress
  • Rejuvenation
  • Enhance blood circulation

Why consider Herbcience?

Herbcience is a 100% transparent brand and all the products are developed by doctors, with the fresh extractions of herbs. They are 100% Natural certified by ECOCERT - COSMOS Natural, a European Standard, AYUSH, Govt. of India, and compliant with MADE SAFE, USA.


Therefore to conclude, if you wish to get the complete essence of vitamin E to your hair and skin, then the best and safe form would be the natural form. Nature heals itself. Nature does not need any chemicals to uphold its duties. Therefore always wiser to stick to herbal products.

Consider the usage of Herbcience skin and hair products in place of harmful chemical-based hair and skin products.


  1. Bringaraj:
  2. Loha Bhasma:
  3. Sesame oil:
  4. Methi:
  5. Brahmi:
  6. Amla:
  7. Rosemary:
  8. Neelini: 
  9. Chandana:
  10. Manjistha:
  11. Turmeric:
  12. Lodhra: 
  13. Usheera:
  14. Aloe-vera:
  15. Shea Butter:
  16. Olive oil: 

Frequently asked questions

1. What are vitamins important for skin?

Vitamin-C and Vitamin E play a major role in skin nourishing and skin rejuvenation. Therefore both these vitamins are considered important for the skin.

2. What are vitamins important for hair?

Vitamin-D and Vitamin-E play a major role in nourishing the bones, which in turn nourish the hair and promote hair regrowth. Therefore both these vitamins are considered important for hair.

3. What is the source of vitamin E?

Nuts like almonds, pumpkin seeds, Hazelnut, pine nut, and sunflower seeds are vitamin-E-rich foods.