The benefits of Rosehip Oil for the skin
Extracted from seeds of the Rosa Canina Bush, Rose Hip Oil is has caused quite a stir in the skincare world over the last few years. So what exactly are the benefits of this miracle oil and why is Rose Hip Oil so popular?
Why is Rose Hip Oil so Popular?
Rose Hip Oil is incredibly effective at treating a wide range of skin ailments making it an essential addition to everyone’s skincare routine.
In it’s purest form, Rose Hip Oil contains an extremely high content of Omegas, Fatty Acids, Anti-oxidants and Vitamin A, providing powerful regenerating effects on the skin.
This kind of intensive regeneration means Rose Hip Oil can significantly improve dull tone, scars, stretch marks, irritation, blemishes, dryness and much more.
What are the benefits Of Rose Hip Oil on the skin?
Here are just some of the things Rose Hip Oil is great to treat.
Treats Dryness & Dehydration
Dry skin is a symptom of lack of oil whilst dehydration lack of water. Rose Hip oil contains a wealth of essential fatty acids, which help the skin produce natural oils whilst preventing cells from losing water. This keeps the skin’s oil and water levels balanced to reduce dry, flaking skin and dehydration wrinkles.
Evens Out Skin Tone
The high concentration of Vitamin A within Rose Hip Oil stimulates tissue and cell regeneration in the skin. This powerful regeneration reduces stretch marks, scars, blemishes, dark spots and other irregularities on the skin for a more even tone.
Soothes Irritation & Inflammation
Rose Hip Oil contains Vitamin E, an antioxidant known for its anti-inflammatory effects. Just a small amount can significantly reduce itchy, red and sore skin.
Repairs & Protects
Vitamins A, C, and E within Rose Hip Oil work together to repair sun damage. Its high content of antioxidants also provides a natural UV filter. (Although Rose Hip Oil shouldn’t be substituted for SPF Protection)
Vitamin C within Rose Hip Oil improves skin luminosity to brighten the complexion.
Who Can Benefit from using Rose Hip Oil?
Anyone can benefit from adding Rose Hip Oil into their skincare routine for a rejuvenated and flawless complexion. Rose Hip Oil is also ideal for:
- Anyone undergoing radiotherapy or chemotherapy treatment where skin can become itchy, sensitive and sore.
- Use during pregnancy to reduce stretch marks
- Great after sun exposure to help repair UV damage and reduce dark spots
- Anyone with scarred skin including acne scars, blemishes or burns
- During or after Chemical Peels to soothe the skin
- When skin is subject to extreme climate changes (cold, sun, etc)
- Great for those with weak nails, dry scalps or brittle hair and beards.
What to look for when choosing a Rose Hip Oil
Choose a Rose Hip Oil formula designed specifically for use on the skin. In its completely natural form, Rose Hip Oil can be too greasy for use on the face. Look for a light formula to avoid spots, breakouts or clogging of the skin.
Products that contain “pure” or “highly concentrated” Rose Hip Oil have a much higher concentration of antioxidants and Vitamin A providing quicker and more effective results.