Rosehip Oil : How and why to use it to benefit the skin

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Delicate and fragrant, rosehip oil has many long-term benefits for your skin.

Rosehip is extracted from the red seeds of the rosehip plant, a small shrub native to Chile. Found in remote and wild regions, the rosehip flower is today known throughout the world and appreciated for its nourishing oil. Rich in vitamins and fatty acids, rosehip oil is revered for its ability to stimulate cell renewal and tone tired skin.

The scent of rosehip oil unlike any other rose species: it is more like the smell of a nut. When cold-pressed, it can be used in its pure state or combined with other treatments.

The properties of rosehip oil

Rosehip oil contains not only omega 3 and 6 fatty acids but vitamin E, K and A. Its incredible nourishing and anti-oxidant properties help to hydrate the skin and protect against ageing.

Suitable for all skin types, it is especially beneficial for dry skin and problem skin, including psoriasis and eczema. As well as softening and toning the skin, this remarkable oil helps to reduce dark spots that appear with age.

Rosehip oil assists in the regeneration of skin cells, filling in wrinkles and speeding the healing of wounds and burns.

Used by many perfumers, this amazing flower is celebrated for more than its scent. Also known as “plant collagen”, rosehip oil helps to nourish weakened skin and is particularly helpful in treating skin prone to stretch marks. Those who suffer from acne can also use it to reduce the appearance of blemishes.

When to use rosehip oil?

It is quite suitable for scars, both recent or older. The more recent the scar, the better the result. It can also be used to treat burns, surgical wounds, and bedsores

This incredible oil helps prevent and diminish stretch marks.

For mature skin, it is ideal for reducing wrinkles, age spots, and other signs of ageing. Use alongside essential oils of rose or cistus. This oil can help relieve skin conditions caused by chickenpox, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, and acne scars. It’s also excellent for dehydrated or sun-damaged skin!

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The authentic organic rosehip cold-pressed oil by The Potion Tree

How to choose a high-quality rosehip oil?

When it comes to repairing, healing, and plumping the skin, this oil is a miracle in a bottle. Even the Duchess of Cambridge praises its benefits and claims to apply this precious elixir once a day to her face! Best of all, it absorbs quickly without leaving a greasy feeling on the skin. The nourishing properties penetrate the skin in just a few seconds.

Please check that your bottle of rosehip oil is pure, cold-pressed, and of organic origin. There are many rosehip oils from Chile which are extracted with solvents, then deodorised, and refined at high temperatures.

Pure rosehip oil has an orange-yellow colour and sometimes even tends to be red. If your oil is closer to transparent, it has been chemically altered.

The smell is the unmistakable characteristic, it smells of everything but rose! If your oil has a pleasant scent, it is likely to be refined and deodorized oil. In fact, many commercial brands add artificial scents to their rosehip oil.

The smell of true rosehip oil may surprise you, but it is a guarantee of its quality and – above all – its efficiency!

Our organic rosehip oil is 100% cold-pressed to retain all of its natural properties.

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