rosa whole-fruit rosehip oil 30ml

$81.00

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Rosa canina (rosehip) fruit oil*, tocopherol (vit. E, from non-GMO sunflowers), Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract.

* Certified organic.

Certified cruelty free, vegan, handcrafted, small batch. Gluten free.

Unscented organic rosehip oil. Rosehips are classified as astringent and cooling in Western herbalism, which points to their wrinkle-reducing and redness-calming properties. The fruit pulp and skin are high in carotenoids (such as beta-carotene and lycopene), which are powerful antioxidants and are also photo-protective (that is, they have been found to protect the skin from photo-damage from sun exposure). Our whole-fruit rosehip oil feels creamy and nonoily, more like an extract-oil than an oil, which makes it appealing to use even on a hot and humid summer day.

It benefits the following skin types and concerns:

Acne: Many skincare users find their acne tendencies diminish considerably with consistent use of whole-fruit rosehip oil. We attribute this to the high content of beta-carotene that the body converts to vitamin A. 

Sensitive or sensitized skin: Many sensitive skin types thrive on simpler products that have only a few fresh, minimally processed ingredients, and on products that are free of essential oils. With Rosa, sensitive skins can enjoy a product that is simple, but still luxurious, and that delivers results.

Wrinkles: Rosehip oil has traditionally been used in Western herbalism for mature skin concerns, especially wrinkles. It can be an awe-producing experience to see deep wrinkles diminish with the consistent use of highest-grade rosehip oil.

Hyperpigmentation: Rosa helps with hyperpigmentation that is linked to acne congestion and acne scars.

Scars: We recommend using Rosa on scars from recent acne breakouts, and even on older scars, to help regenerate healthy skin tissue.

Rosacea, psoriasis, and eczema: These stubborn skin conditions often improve with rosehip oil—especially when it is made from the whole fruit—with skin becoming less likely to flare up and less prone to redness. These conditions do not improve nearly as much with the use of rosehip oil made from seeds only.

Mature skin: Rosa promotes a brighter, glowy, even-toned, more youthful skin appearance.

Noncomedogenic. Nonphotosensitising.

Rosa is our only face oil that is free of essential oils. Choose it over our other face oils if you are avoiding essential oils or if your skin is very sensitive. Also choose Rosa over our other face oils if you already have many face oils on hand and would like to incorporate Rosa as an antioxidant booster for your routine—which is especially recommended for skin prone to eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea.

Massage a few drops at a time onto freshly cleaned, still-moist face. Rubbing in with fingertips, creating outward, upward circles will stimulate circulation and enhance absorption.

Alternately, mix 2 to 4 drops with a few pumps of an aloe-based serum or your moisturiser.

You may also add 2 to 4 drops of Rosa to a single-use amount of face mask, or use Rosa alone as an oil mask (apply onto freshly cleansed, towel-dried skin, leave on for 30 minutes, and wipe off or wash off).

NOTE: Rosa is bold orange and can be staining until it is absorbed, so use it sparingly and be careful around your furniture, bedding, and clothing.

It's light-weight. It's nature intact. And it's incredibly effective for giving skin that much needed antioxidant boost to deliver visible results quickly! LOVE IT!