For somebody who is into using natural skin care products, adding pure oils to their beauty routine could be a great idea. There are many excellent and effective oils to target different skin concerns. There has been a lot of buzz going on recently about Rosehip oil. So what makes this oil stand out so much? Well, this natural beauty remedy has been shown to improve some serious skin conditions and many people swear by its performance.
Rosehip oil is a cold pressed oil produced from the seeds of the hips of the wild rose bush (Rosa mosqueta) that is spread across South America but is also native to Europe and Asia. Usually it is golden yellow, amber or golden orange in colour and has quite a strong nutty smell. Rosehip oil is a dry kind of oil and that’s one of the main reasons why it is so effective. Because of its dry texture, Rosehip oil is very easily absorbed by the skin and penetrates even to the deepest skin layers.
Rosehip oil has a high concentration of essential fatty acids such as linoleic acid (omega-6) and linolenic acid (omega-3). It also contains provitamin A (beta-carotene).
Because of its moisturising and soothing properties, Rosehip oil is highly recommended for people with dry or sensitive skin types. There is also researche suggesting that Rosehip oil is a highly effective treatment for the following skin conditions:
- Scars and stretch marks
- Burns (including sun burn)
- Acne scars
Rosehip oil has powerful rejuvenating properties that help skin to become elastic and smooth and it can also be used as an anti-aging solution.
You can apply pure Rosehip oil everyday or just occasionally when your skin needs a little bit of extra care. It is a good idea to apply Rosehip oil for a month before winter in order to give extra nourishment to the skin. Rosehip oil can also be used as carrier oil and can be mixed with other oils.
1) Mix one drop of Rosehip oil with your everyday moisturiser to take full advantage of this oil amazing benefits.
2) Try to buy pure and organic Rosehip oils from reliable manufacturers.
3) Store Rosehip oil in a cool dark place and use it within 1 year from the time of purchasing.
4) Always make sure that you close the bottle tightly to avoid unnecessary contact of the oil with oxygen.