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Things to know about Vitamin E for Hair

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient derived from food sources or can be consumed through supplements. There are various claims that vitamin E benefits the hair due to its antioxidant properties. Keep reading to know about the benefits of vitamin E for hair.

Things to know about Vitamin E for Hair

  1. Benefits in Hair Health

The antioxidant property of vitamin E reduces cell damage and improves hair growth. Antioxidants are compounds that protect your skin from oxidative destruction and neutralize free radicals. Vitamin E stimulates the capillaries, thereby enhances blood flow to the scalp and encouraging hair growth.  

Things to know about Vitamin E for Hair

  1. Prevents Hair Damage

One study found that vitamin E prevents hair fall, hair damage, and split ends

  1. Contributes to Hair Luster

People claim that their hair becomes soft and shiny after the use of vitamin E capsules or hair products containing vitamin E. “Dust, heat and hair products cause damage to the hair, leaving it dry, frizzy and rough. Vitamin E is believed to bring back the lost shine in the hair,” says Dr. Kaustav   

  1. Nourishes Scalp: 

Vitamin E makes a shield layer on the scalp to lock in the moisture. The dry and rough scalp is home to many hair concerns. Vitamin E balances the oil and nourishes the scalp.

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About the Author: Dr. Iqra Mubashar is a registered Pharmacist originally from Lahore, Pakistan. She has earned her pharmacy degree from the University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. She has completed her internship as a trainee from Children hospital, Lahore. She has completed her research work in clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutics. She has worked as a healthcare documentation head in Al-Qasim enterprises, Islamabad. She has specialized in prescription handling, drugs information, literature research, patient counseling, and pharmaceutical care planning. Her research work on coronavirus is under publication.

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