Who doesn’t want to be beautiful with a smooth and blemish-free skin by adding just one powerful ingredient to their daily skincare regime? Yes! You heard it right. Don’t waste your valuable money in parlours, Botox, skin lift treatments, etc. Try out this magic ingredient: Rosehip oil.
This oil has many vitamins, antioxidants and essential fatty acids which work wonders for anti-aging and skin smoothening. Before getting into rosehip oil uses, let us know more about this oil.
What are Rosehips?
Rosehips are selected seeds of the wild rose (Rosa mosachanta / Rubiginosa) which is the fruit left behind after a rose has flowered and dropped its petals. Rosehip oil is harvested from the seeds of rose bushes predominantly grown in Chile.
Here are the 6 major rosehip oil benefits for skin
Anti-aging and Moisturizing Properties: The anti-aging property comes from its high antioxidants. The oil penetrates into the deeper layers of the skin and the vitamin A,C in particular, will stimulate collagen production, hence improves the skins moisture levels reducing Wrinkles and Fine lines.
Repair your skin: Rosehip oil is perfect because of its skin rejuvenating properties of vitamin C and lycopene .It is also chemical free, this makes it a safer solution to repair the surface of the skin and restore elasticity.
Protects from Age spots: UV rays and pollution can damage our skin, which results in age spots and uneven skin tone. The vitamin A combined with oils essential fatty acids can help improve skin tone, texture and pigmentation.
This oil deeply moisturises and aids in removing redness and irritation due to sunburns. These properties make rosehip oil a possible treatment for the age spots.
Helps with ECZEMA and reduces Acne scarring: Rosehip oil has essential fatty acids which help to get rid of scars and reduce the effects of eczema by enhancing skin regeneration. The skin tends to get the ability to repair itself as the essential fatty acids of the oil provide the skin flexibility.
Even skin texture and tone: Vitamin A plays a key role in this oil, as it has the ability to improve skin texture and even skin tone.
Hair Care: Fatty acids aid in reducing dry scalp and itchiness that are often caused by chemicals in most of the shampoos.
Now let us see how to use this Rosehip oil for skin.
- This oil can be used directly without diluting, to your face. By simply adding 3 drops on your palm and massaging upwards to your face.
- Rosehip oil can be used for spot treatment. Acne scars, facial scars, freckles, under eye wrinkles and eczema patches can be cured by rubbing the oil using Q tips or with the index finger.
- Since the dry oil penetrates into skin layers without making skin greasy, it’s best for normal and dry skin users.
- You can also make a night facial cream by mixing 2tbsp of soft Shea butter, 2tbsp of rosehip oil and 12 drops of lavender oil. Apply pea-sized amount to your face at night and wash your face normally in the morning with water.
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