Vitamin E

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Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin which is found naturally in certain vegetable oils and other foods (for example: germ oil, nuts and seeds, whole grains, egg yolks and leafy greens). It is an antioxidant that protects your body’s cell membranes and other fat soluble parts of the body, and a necessary constituent of a healthy diet.

Vitamin E oil is renowned for its healing properties; it is an excellent moisturizer, and it can help reduce unwanted scar tissue. It's commonly used to lubricate organic plugs to help keep stretched ear piercings healthy. It can be purchased in bottles, or in capsules each containing a small amount of oil. Some people find the latter more convenient, especially when traveling.

Vitamin E is an ingredient in tattoo aftercare products like "the original" Tattoo Goo salve and Color Guard SPF sunscreen.

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