If you have been searching for skin care products then you might have heard of Rosehip oil, but have you wondered what is it actually and what exactly does it do? In this article, we will find out more about the widely touted nature’s gift to skin care.
What is Rosehip?
Rosehip, scientifically known as Rosa Rubiginosa, is the fruit of the rose plant and it’s typically red in colour but could also range from dark purple to black in some species. Rosehip oil is extracted from the seeds of the plant. Believed to have originated from Chile, it has been used by the natives for centuries in food recipes and also for medicinal purpose.
What does it contain?
Rich in vitamins A, C, E and essential fatty acids omega 3 & 6, these are nutrients that nourish our skin.
- Vitamin A is a key anti-ageing ingredient and a powerful antioxidant, and promotes firmer, smoother skin.
- Vitamin C preserves the skin’s firm and tight appearance. It is also a powerful antioxidant which protect the skin from getting dry, fine line and wrinkle due to environmental stressors.
- Vitamin E helps to moisturise the skin.
- Omega 3 & 6 helps the skin to look healthy and plump.
How does it help?
Extremely hydrating and the high amount of anti-oxidant make Rosehip Oil a good addition to your skincare regime, and couple that properties with emu oil, the exceptional penetrative properties of emu oil will be able to carry the nutrients and moisture deep below the skin surface to promote firmer and elastic skin without the oily residue.