Rosehip Seed Oil
Rosehips are the fruit that forms after a rose flower has been successfully pollinated. The oil from rosehips is wonderfully beneficially for the skin.
They contain gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) is an omega fatty acid that’s excellent for maintaining a healthy skin barrier. It is a great moisturizer that doesn’t leave you breaking out, plus it contains antioxidants which offers some protection from the sun. Rosehip seed oil is also high in vitamin C and vitamin A. Vitamin C helps to brighten skin complexion while the vitamin A that comes from caratenoids helps to promote the production of new cells.
The main bioactive component of rosehip seed oil is all-trans retinoic acid, which is a natural precursor to vitamin A. This helps to even skin tone, even skin complexion, and helps to firm skin. Rosehip sed oil also contains a high amount of tretinoin which s responsible for making rosehip one of the best oils for restoring depleted and scarred tissue.