Soybean oil is considered very beneficial for the healthly skin. It is a rich source of linoleic acid, which is a type of omega-6 fatty acid. Soybean oil is high in monounsaturated fat and polyunsaturated fat. It is also a cholesterol free oil. This oil contains vitamins such as B vitamins, Vitamin E and Vitamin K. In addition, soy oil is a great source of linolenic acid. Linoleic and linolenic acids which help the body to absorb nutrients, which are important for good skin. Ferulic acid in soybean oil plays important role in skin health.
Soy may improve skin firmness by encouraging collagen production and promote the repair of elastin fibers. Collagen and elastin fibers work together to help keep skin firm. As skin gets older, these fibers weaken and cause skin to sag.
The high vitamin E levels in soybean oil also acts as a powerful antioxidant while similarly protecting the skin from the damage of free radicals. Vitamin E is directly associated with improving the appearance of blemishes, reducing acne scarring, protecting the skin against sunburn, and stimulating the regrowth of new skin cells to promote healing. Vitamin E is also associated with general antioxidant activity in the rest of the body, which boosts the immune system and helps to eliminate free radicals that cause certain conditions like cancer, premature aging, cognitive disorders, and heart diseases