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Rosehip oil for glowing skin

When I search for oils that aid in skin glow, I always look for oil with these three properties. 

 1. Cells regeneration 

 2. Boost collagen production and elasticity 

 3. Hydrates and moisturizes 

 One of the many oils that check all these three boxes and more is Rosehip oil. 


Rose hip oil (also known as rose hip seed oil) is extracted from the seed of wild rosehip fruit. Rosehip oil has been used by native Americans and Mayans for ages. 


Rosehip oil amazing properties are owe to its high levels of some amazing nutrients that are very good to the skin. Some of these nutrients and what they do for your skin are; 


1. Vitamin c. 

Rosehip oil has a very high level of vitamin c, some studies even suggest that the level of vitamin c in rosehip oil are higher than that of lemon and orange. Vitamin c helps in skin regeneration process. This means it can help repair damage cells and aid in more cells production. Remember that cell regeneration is among the main components of glowing skin. Vitamin c also play a huge role in collagen synthesis. Vitamin c helps reduce damage cause by ultra violet light exposure, it reduces wrinkles, smoothen rough skin, and limit protein fiber damage. 


2. Vitamin A

We have two types of vitamin a, and they are both very beneficial to the skin. We have Retinoids and carotenoids. Retinoids play a part in stimulating new skin cells. Without it, your skin would be very dry and dull. Carotenoids on the other hand are high in antioxidants. This aids in the reduction of skin cells damage, and limiting premature aging.


3. Lycopene

Do you have a problem with clog pores and breakouts? Well lycopene protects from environmental agents that contribute to these. Lycopene also have a gentle lightening effect that helps with excess dark spots or discoloration. And among other wonderful properties, it helps prevent breakout of collagen. 


4. Fatty Acids

Ever wish for a plumb, hydrated, younger looking skin? What contribute to these are fatty acids. Fatty acids are the very building blocks of skin cells membrane. They produce the natural oil barrier. And rosehip oil is pack with these. Rosehip oil contains fatty acids such as oleic acids, alpha linoeic acids , linoeic acids, palmitic acid, gamma linoleic acid. All these aids in the maintenance of a healthy, softer, younger looking skin. In our next article, we will explain these amazing fatty acids in more details.


What does all this mean for your skin? 


 In a very simple term, rosehip oil help with production of collagen, lighten your skin, help reduce free radicals, help with breakouts and clog pores, hydrate and moisturize your skin, keep your skin looking plumb, prevent damage to skin cells, reduce wrinkles and fine lines, help with skin cell regeneration, and even out skin tone. 


What I personally like about rosehip oil, is that it's suitable for all skin types. It's gentle and mild for someone with a sensitive skin to use. It has high level of hydrating fatty acids which helps people with dry skin or eczema. Also rosehip oil is easily absorb by the skin and doesn't cause breakout to those with acne prone oily skin. 


How can you add rosehip oil to your skincare routine? 


You can use products made with rosehip oil, or for best results, use just the oil on your face and body every night. Rosehip oil is very affordable. You can get a liter of it for ₦4000 or less. 


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