What is rosehip Oil?

Updated: Jul 27

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What is it? Rosehip Oil is pressed from the fruit and seeds of the rose plant


Rosehip Powder is air dried and ground to a fine powder


Tip: Check when buying Rosehip Oil that it is pure. If it is clear in colour it will not be pure. It should look something like the colour in the picture on the right. I personally always buy Organic Oils as I don't think you can beat the quality


What are the benefits of rosehip oil, and rosehip powder?


We love using Rosehip Oil and Rosehip Powder in our skincare and here’s why…..


Rosehip is rich in vitamin A which is necessary to produce collagen. Collagen is the building block of skin. It’s essential for skin elasticity and firmness. Your body makes less collagen as you age.

A study in 2015, found that Rosehip increased skin elasticity


Rosehip also contains vitamin E, an antioxidant known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties. It is often used to help sun damaged skin and aged skin


Both Vitamins A and E, in Rosehip have been shown to combat visible sun damage


Rosehip is rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidants, used for cell and tissue regeneration. Because it has shown to repair damaged tissue, it is widely used to reduce the appearance of scars, fine lines, and stretch marks.


One study showed participants who treated their post-surgical scars with rosehip oil, twice a day for 12 weeks showed significant improvement in scar colour and inflammation. Other studies can be found online


Rosehip’s anti-inflammatory properties means it can also be used for skin conditions such as rosacea, psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis


Some people use Rosehip for skin hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation occurs when excess melanin forms dark spots or patches on the skin. As mentioned, Rosehip it rich in Vitamin A, which is made up of several nutritional compounds, including retinoids. Retinoids are known for their ability to reduce hyperpigmentation and other visible signs of aging with regular use


Rosehip contains linoleic and linolenic acids, which help keep our cell walls stay strong, so they don’t lose water. This helps your skin stay hydrated


We use high quality Organic Rosehip Oil in our Mama’s Body Butter. It is the Rosehip Oil we use that gives our Mama’s Body Butter the beautiful orange colour, which gives your skin a beautiful natural glow. If you haven’t tried this body butter yet, it is a must have! If you don’t like it, you get a full refund!


We use high quality Organic Rosehip Powder in both, our anti-ageing facemask and our charcoal facemask which can be found on our website. Again, if you don’t like it we give you a full refund







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