Rosehip Oil for Skin
For many generations, Andean Indians have used Rosehip oil for skin healing properties. Having the ability to rejuvenate skin and condition hair to bring out the best, Rosehip Oil owes its abilities to the presence of lots of vitamins and nutrients.
BENEFITS OF ROSEHIP OIL FOR SKIN
1. Reduces skin dryness
Due to the presence of linoleic acid, linolenic acid, and a number of other essential fatty acids, Rosehip oil can benefit cracked skin and dry skin. It can, especially, help treating dry knees, heels, elbows and lips.
2. Moisturizes skin
As Rosehip oil contains lots of essential fatty acids, it can be used to hydrate skin.
3. Heals scars
Acting as a skin nourishing agent and astringent, rosehip oil can treat scars by moisturizing and hydrating the affected area.
4. Eliminates dandruff
Dandruff issue and other scalp conditions can be effectively treated using the oil.
5. Treats sunburn
Rosehip oil can provide immediate soothing effect on skin that has sunburn. Along with speeding up healing, the oil can decrease inflammation.
6. Nourishes nails
In case you have brittle nails, you can use Rosehip oil to hydrate and nourish them. Massaging your nails using the oil for a week before sleeping will make them healthier and stronger.
7. Prevents aging
Regular application of Rosehip oil can prevent skin pigmentation and eliminate premature aging signs.
8. Makes skin glow
The oil can impart a healthy glow to your skin by treating wrinkles, reducing fine lines, and evening up skin tone.
HOW TO USE ROSEHIP OIL FOR SKIN CARE
1. For washing scalp
Massage the oil in its pure form into your scalp, and leave it for about 30 minutes. After that, shampoo your hair.
2. As a moisturizer
During summer, mix a few drops of the oil with water, and then spray the mixture on your skin. This will keep your skin hydrated by locking in moisture.
3. To treat irritation and inflammation
You can use Rosehip oil in its pure form to treat skin inflammation and irritation, too. For example, you can treat scars, burns, age spots, hyper-pigmentation, and stretch marks.
4. For wrinkle care
Take a small number of Rosehip oil drops on a cotton ball, and then dab your affected skin using the same a few times every day.
In case Rosehip oil seems a bit too heavy to suit your skin, you may want to mix one or two drops with your daily moisturizer.
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