The miraculous skin healing benefits of rosehip oil has been harnessed by Chileans for centuries. It is only recently, that the world has woken up to the multiple benefits of this oil. Today rosehip oil is used in the cosmetic and medical industry.
Rossa Affinis Rubiginosa is the scientific name for the wild growing rose bush plant found in Chile. The rosehip seeds which are extracted from the bright red berries of this plant yield the precious rosehip oil. The rosehip oil is rich toned with gorgeous shades of orange and amber.
From combating dryness to fighting eczema; from reducing wrinkle formation to preventing premature ageing, the rosehip oil is extremely effective in treating a variety of skin problems. Women also use rosehip oil to reduce the appearance of fine lines around their mouth and eyes.
Rosehip oil is also known as dry oil because of its ability to permeate into extremely dry, ageing and wrinkled skin without leaving a greasy film on the skin. This oil is loaded with essential fatty acids and works wonders on dehydrated, acne prone and scar ridden skin.
Vitamin A which helps to slow down the skin ageing process is found abundantly in this oil. By increasing the collagen and elastin levels of the skin and promoting cell regeneration, Vitamin A helps to make the skin appear firmer, smoother and more elastic. Rosehip oil is also rich in linolenic and linoleic acids which are essential skin nutrients.
For people suffering from hyper-pigmentation, application of rosehip oil will help to diminish the skin blemishes and restore the skins normal tone. Application of rosehip oil on sunburned skin can accelerate the healing process and prevent long term damages.
Stretch marks, chicken pox and acne scars can be treated with the nourishing rosehip oil. The anti-inflammatory properties of this oil can help to treat burns and dermatitis. Regular application of this oil can help to lighten these scars.
A few drops of rosehip oil can be combined with your regular moisturizer and cream, or can be applied directly onto the skin. Massaging a few drops of this mild oil directly on th skin ensures the long term skin health.
Over a period of time applying rosehip oil will ensure you have a petal soft skin.