• Rosehip Seed (Refined) Carrier Oil

Rosehip Seed (Refined) Carrier Oil

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Rosehip Seed Carrier Oil is an excellent source of skin nourishing vitamins and essential fatty acids which are important for keeping the skin soft, smooth and radiant.
  • £18.00

  • Ex Tax: £15.00

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Rosehips are the fruits of the 'Dog Rose' (Rosa canina), sometimes called 'Briar' or 'Wild Rose'.

Rosehip Seed Oil is cold pressed from the fruits' seeds. It is an increasingly popular base oil that is fast-becoming a must-have oil for your skincare toolkit.

This nourishing oil contains 80% essential fatty acids such as oleic, palmitic, linoleic and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) which help to maintain healthy skin. It also contains antioxidant Vitamin E and trans-retinoic acid, a natural form of Vitamin A, that encourages healthy skin cell regeneration, fights fine lines and wrinkles and helps lighten age spots, to give a firmer, smoother, more youthful complexion.

Rosehip Seed Oil is considered a 'dry' oil, meaning that it soaks into the skin easily and does not leave a greasy residue. It is a wonderful moisturiser and is particularly good for sensitive, dry, damaged, mature, sunburned or lack-lustre skin. It can be helpful for scarring, stretch marks and skin conditions such as acne, eczema and dermatitis. The oil has also been used to help stimulate the regeneration of skin burnt during radiotherapy.

Professional Tip: Rosehip Seed Oil may be used straight from the bottle as a moisturiser, or can be incorporated into a cream, lotion, facial oil or massage oil. If using for massage it is best used in a 20% dilution with a lighter base oil.

Dry Skin Face Mask

Take ½ avocado and ½ banana, and mash up with 10ml Rosehip Seed Oil, 1 tablespoon pinhead oatmeal, 2 drops Neroli, 2 Roman Chamomile and 4 Frankincense. Apply to the face and neck and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse off with cold water.

Night Facial Oil for Mature Skin

Mix 80ml Apricot Kernel Oil, 10ml Rosehip Seed Oil, 10ml Macadamia Nut Oil, 4 drops Neroli, 8 Frankincense, 2 Rose and 8 Geranium. Shake well before use and massage in a couple of drops at night, with a light, upwards motion.

Facial Oil for Acne / Blemished Skin

Mix 75 ml Rosehip Seed Oil, 25 ml Evening Primrose Oil, 12 drops of Tea Tree, 6 drops of Ravensara and 6 drops of Lavender.

Acne Scars Treatment Oil

To help heal and regenerate the skin mix 2 drops of Frankincense and 1 drop of Lavender with 10ml of Rosehip Seed Oil and apply to the area twice daily - do not use if acne is active.

For Dry Itchy Scalp

Take 100ml fragrance free Hair Conditioner. Add 15ml Rosehip Seed Oil, 3 drops German Chamomile, 10 drops Geranium, 10 Lavender and 5 drops Sandalwood. Use an SLS free shampoo as normal then massage 20ml of Conditioner into the scalp and leave on for 5 minutes before rinsing.

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