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You’ve Heard it’s Trending: So How Do You Use Rosehip Oil?

Posted by Ann Dunning on
You’ve Heard it’s Trending: So How Do You Use Rosehip Oil?

Rosehip oil, also known as rosehip seed oil or rosa mosqueta, is a really versatile and super beneficial skincare product that has gained massive popularity in recent years. This natural oil is derived from the seeds of wild roses, and is rich in fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamins that can really improve the health and appearance of your skin.

One of the key benefits of rosehip oil is its high content of essential fatty acids, including linoleic and linolenic acids. These acids play an important role in maintaining the integrity of the skin barrier, and can help to improve the appearance of dry and sensitive skin. Additionally, rosehip oil is a good source of vitamin C, which is an extremely powerful antioxidant that can help to protect the skin from damage caused by environmental stressors.

Another benefit of rosehip oil are those anti-aging properties. The fatty acids and antioxidants in the oil can help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and can improve the overall texture and tone of the skin. Additionally, rosehip oil can help to even out skin pigmentation, which can make the skin look more youthful and radiant. And who doesn’t want that? 

When applying rosehip oil to your skin, it's important to use it as a carrier oil. What’s a carrier oil? Carrier oils are used to dilute essential oils, and are generally safe for all skin types. To use rosehip oil as a carrier oil, simply mix a few drops with a neutral carrier oil, like jojoba or sweet almond oil. This will help to ensure that the oil is properly absorbed by the skin, and that it doesn't cause any irritation.

Before applying rosehip oil to your face, it's also always a good idea to do a patch test. This involves applying a small amount of the oil to a small area of skin, and then observing the skin for any signs of irritation or allergic reaction. If you have sensitive skin, it's especially important to do a patch test before using rosehip oil on your face.

If you have dry skin, rosehip oil can be a great addition to your skincare routine. This oil is particularly beneficial for dry skin, as it can help to provide the skin with the essential fatty acids and vitamins it needs to maintain its natural moisture barrier. To use rosehip oil for dry skin, simply apply a few drops to your face after cleansing, and then follow with your regular moisturizer.

It's also worth noting that rosehip oil is generally safe for all skin types, so it can be used by anyone looking to improve the health and appearance of their skin. However, if you experience any side effects or irritation after using the oil, it's important to discontinue use immediately.

We love it so because it is not only versatile but feels so good lathering it on your face. It’s lightweight, and dries very quickly. You’ll wake up feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

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