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It’s hip to like rosehip oil

It’s hip to like rosehip oil

Rosehip oil has long been known for its beneficial skincare properties, not only is it high in vitamins A and C, but it also acts as a powerful antioxidant.

Ever since its endorsement by one the world’s most photographed women, Princess Kate, this hero product has been flying off the shelves. The Duchess’ skin never looks less than flawless and her favourite brand Trilogy's Rosehip Oil, sells a bottle every 20 seconds!

Any type of rosehip oil has major benefits: it's filled with antioxidants, prevents redness during unwelcome acne breakouts, and helps to slow down the visible signs of ageing. It also smells of roses. Trilogy's version of is a completely organic blend that contains 80 per cent fatty acids. And it’s an easy addition to your beauty routine, just apply several drops to your face in the morning and evening, and wait for your complexion to perk up with a radiant glow.

Although it was initially meant for facial use, many women have found that it’s just as useful on other parts of the body as its reparative properties have helped to fade scars and stretch marks. We’ve rounded some of the best rosehip oil products on the beauty shelves.

The Jojoba Company Natural Jojoba and Rosehip oil

This 100 per cent natural jojoba and rosehip oil by The Jojoba Company is a superfood for your skin. An all natural formula which combines a powerful mix of naturally occurring antioxidants, vitamins and omega fatty acids to deeply moisturise skin and smooth the appearance of scars and stretch marks. Teaming it with jojoba enables this formulation to sink to the deeper layers of skin where rosehip oil cannot penetrate, leaving skin hydrated but not oily to the touch.

Rio Rosa Mosqueta! Antioxidant Facial Oil

This rich facial oil promises to defend your skin against environment stressors with its patented Cityshield® Anti-pollution Complex. Rio Rosa Mosqueta! Antioxidant Facial Oil is a blend of rosehip Seed Oil for nourishment, sacha inchi to protect against pollution and cranberry seed oil. It’s 100 per cent natural, vegan-friendly and not tested on animals. Just apply 2-3 drops on cleansed skin.

Skin Design London’s Designer Balm Makeover Mask

Rosehip oil is a key ingredient in the mask which will give skin a complete overhaul in 15 minutes. The multitasking product has a unique balm texture and it can be used to combat breakouts, but is also good for dry or sensitive skin, uneven skin tone and also helps to treat signs of visible ageing.

Palmer’s Rosehip Skin Therapy Oil

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Oil, Rosehip

This is a multitasking, skin-perfecting product that can be used from top to toe to achieve a radiant and glowing complexion. Lightly fragranced, it contains a blend of rosehip, sesame and canola oils. It’s fast-absorbing and preservative-free and is ideal for daily moisturisation. The addition of cocoa butter and vitamin E help to tackle extreme dryness across the face and body.

Sukin Certified Organic Rose Hip Oil

Like Trilogy's pure Rosehip Oil, this all natural oil from Australian skincare brand Sukin contains 80 per cent essential fatty acids and vitamins to soothe, soften and hydrate the skin. It's free of parabens and mineral oils, and is 100 per cent vegan. Regular use will feed the skin vital nutrients to promote a radiant and healthy-looking complexion.

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