Wheat germ oil, due to its high content of vitamin E, protects the skin from free radicals and prevents skin damage. It contains high level of essential fatty acids (up to 60%), which makes it extremely beneficial in skin care. It improves its elasticity so it is used in the anti-stretch marks blends. It is used for the treatment of dry, chapped and damaged skin, to heal skin burns, injuries, scars, as well as against wrinkles. It stimulates cell regeneration and regulates the exchange of nutrients.