Rosehip oil comes from the rosa canina rose bush, which is usually found in Chile. It can easily be confused with rose oil, but this comes from the rose petals themselves, whereas rosehip oil comes from the seeds of the rose.
Rosehip oil has been used since ancient times, and, since then, has been highly prized because of the amazing things it can do for your skin, and in particular, for your face. Nourishing and moisturizing with antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties, and being full of essential fatty acids and plenty of vitamins too, this plant extract is impressive, to say the least.
When used as part of your skincare regime, rosehip oil can bring many fabulous benefits. Read on to find out what they are.
If you want gorgeous, supple, soft skin, you need to hydrate it. Even if you do nothing else and your skincare routine only consists of keeping your face hydrated, you’ll look good. You’ll look especially good if you use products that contain rosehip oil, just like our Rosehip Cream Cleanser
Why is this? It’s all down to the fatty acids, and specifically linoleic and linolenic acid. By applying rosehip oil to your face and skin, these fatty acids make the cell walls stronger and, just like they’ve built a little well, the moisture then stays inside. Your skin looks smoother, younger, you might even glow a little. Thanks, rosehip oil!
Sun Damage Protection
The sun is amazing, and it’s also terrible. It’s amazing because it means the earth has life on it, and that includes you. Plus, it just feels great to be out in its warming rays. This is where the terrible part comes in; those warming rays, those little hugs of sunshine and comfort, can cause a lot of damage to your skin. This is why it’s so important to protect your skin every time you go outside.
Rosehip oil can be of assistance here. It contains vitamins A, C, and E, which are antioxidants. The sun might still shine down upon you, but when you’re wearing rosehip oil on your skin and face, visible sun damage can be reduced dramatically.
Remember, though, rosehip oil might be the ultimate item for your skincare routine, but it’s not ever going to take the place of wearing sunscreen. It can, however, be used in combination with a good sunscreen so that your skin is safe from the sun.
Exfoliation removes all the dead skin cells and leaves you with a healthy glow, reducing dullness and making your skin look great. Rosehip oil is perfect for exfoliation. It may sound strange to think that oil can scrub away dead skin, but in this case, it’s perfectly true. Again, it’s all about those vitamins, something that rosehip oil is bursting at the seams with.
With so many skin-enhancing benefits it’s easy to see why Rosehip oil is a hot and happening trend in the world of skincare. Add a product that contains rosehip oil to your skincare regime and notice the difference.