Known for its high concentration of vitamin C, an antioxidant, rosehip oil also has high levels of vitamins E, A, and D. This combination of nutrients makes rosehip oil a powerful antioxidant. It also contains phenols that have been shown to have antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties. This combination helps protect your skin against the environment and slow down signs of aging.
Reduces wrinkles and firms the skin
Rosehip oil is rich in vitamin A (retinol), which can help reduce signs of skin aging, including smoothing fine lines and strengthening deeper skin layers, making the skin feel firmer.
High levels of vitamin C gives rosehip oil a potent anti-aging effect. The antioxidant properties of vitamin C protects and repairs UV-damage and helps to reduce wrinkles.
Protects the skin from damage
The antioxidants that rosehip oil contains, such as tocopherols and carotenoids, help to protect the skin from oxidative stress.
It helps exfoliate and helps brightens skin
Exfoliation with rosehip oil can help reduce dullness and leave you with glowing, vibrant skin. Because of Rosehip’s Vitamin A, or retinol, content it encourages skin cell turnover. Vitamin C also aids in cell regeneration, allowing for your skin to quickly heal.
Fades Dark Spots
The combination of Vitamin A and Vitamin C of rosehip can aid in fading dark spots under the eyes and elsewhere on the skin.