Rosehip oil is rich in the essential fatty acids linoleic acid and linolenic acid which are important for the construction of the cell membrane. It also contains Vitamin A which helps prevent skin aging, stimulates cell renewal and promotes the production of collagen and elastin. This leads to a firmer, smoother and more youthful skin with more elasticity. It is also anti-inflammatory and contains lots of antioxidants that protect against the skin's external stresses.
The oil also contains Vitamin C and E. Vitamin C strengthens blood vessels and skin and the formation of collagen, Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect against free oxygen radicals and damage from the sun's ultraviolet rays. It also prevents wrinkles and pigment spots and helps to heal stretch marks and scars from wounds.