Our Rosehip seed Oil is 100% pure oil derived from seeds the Rosa Moschata, processed through cold-pressing to extract the Rosehip Seed Oil without losing any of the nutrients and antioxidants. Rosehip oil is not actually extracted from a full-grown rose. Instead, it “is pressed from the seeds of wild rosehip fruit. Rosehip oil (or rosehip seed oil) “has a high ratio of linoleic, alpha-linolenic, and oleic acid, as well as tocopherol and carotenoids. “This combination makes it useful as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant to neutralize oxidative stress.
The high level of vitamin C alone gives rosehip oil a potent anti-aging effect. “The antioxidant activity of the vitamin C protects and repairs UV-damage and helps to reduce wrinkles. Vitamin C in rosehip oil has been “shown to effectively reduce hyper-pigmentation and brighten the skin.
Rosehip oil help stimulate “ macrophages to shift into a form that promotes good healing, as opposed to a form that causes poor healing and greater scar formation. The phenols in the rosehip oil have antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties. Retinoids in rosehip oil, such as trans retinoic acid, help to lighten pigment. “They also speed up cell maturation and turnover, which results in an overall brightening effect.
Retinoids exert an effect similar to Retin-A, regulating cell turnover in such a way that reduces follicular plugging and the formation of blackheads. The anti-inflammatory effects of rosehip oil calm redness and reduce cysts, too.