Why Your Skin Needs More Fat From Vitamin F

When it comes to buzzy beauty ingredients (hello, CBD oil and snow algae), Vitamin C and Vitamin E get a lot of attention. But how well do you really know your skin care vitamins? Vitamin B helps with skin cell turnover, C is for brightening, E is for nourishing…but is vitamin F even a thing? Yep, it sure is.

What Is Vitamin F?

Dr. Anna Guanche, board-certified dermatologist and celebrity beauty expert, says that an easy way to remember vitamin F is to think “F” for fat. That’s because vitamin F (or linoleic acid as you might know it) is a collection of unsaturated fats, like omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9, says Christopher Caires, PhD for Perricone MD. Vitamin F is found in essential oils like chia, rosehip and argan. [Read More…]

 

Source: Total Beauty

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