Regenerative and nourishing, rose hip seed oil has a number of compounds that directly benefit the skin. Rosehip seed oil is rich in healing linoleic acid and linolenic acid, with a near equal 40% of each. The oil is rich in pro-vitamin A which increases elastin content and promotes collages formation, restoring firmness and elasticity. High levels of Vitamin E help to delay the onset of skin aging, nourishing the cells and shielding against oxidation, while creating a lipid barrier that protects and supports the skin. Tannins give rose hip seed oil astringent qualities.
Clinical trials have shown rosehip seed oil to be active in cell regeneration and a treatment for scar tissue and blemishes. With strong anti-inflammatory properties rose hip seed oil is beneficial for skin ailments such as acne, psoriasis, eczema and rosacea.
Organic unrefined rose hip seed oil imparts a natural scent partly due to its high omega fatty acid content. The oil is a deep red colour which indicates the presence of high levels of carotenoids, natural vitamins, minerals and lycopene. Refined non-organic chemically extracted oil rose hip seed oil is pale colour and offers significantly reduced benefits.
The oil is suitable for light facial massage treatments as it absorbs quickly and completely. On the skin the oil has a silky and luscious feel and imbues a healthy glow after application.
Directions for use: Apply once a day to a warm damp face. If irritation occurs, cease use and consult a physician. Use only as directed on unbroken skin. Patch testing prior to use is advised.
Ingredients: Rose Canina Seed Oil
Packaging: packed in recyclable UV-protective glass with a convenient dispensing pipette
Storage: store in a cool place away from direct sunlight.
Shipping: due to restrictions on international shipping of liquids this product can only be delivered to the UK and EU
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