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Rosehip oil is an oil that is extracted from the seeds of a wild rose bush. Rosehip oil has a range skin nourishing benefits containing fatty acids and essential vitamins. The antioxidants and fatty acids that are found within the rosehip oil are used for tissue and cell regeneration in the skin. Rosehip oil is known for a dry oil as the oil is absorbed into the skin very quickly. Using rosehip oil in your skin care routine will help to balance/restore the natural PH balance and moisture levels of your skin.

Can rosehip oil clog pores?

Rosehip oil does not clog up pores, providing you use small amounts onto your skin. Ensure that your face is clean before applying, and then massage into the skin. Rosehip oil helps to hydrate and moisturise your skin whilst boosting collagen formation. Use around 2-3 drops of rosehip oil, and use your fingers to gently massage in circles. You can also use this on your neck and the tops of your shoulders.

Below I have listed Rosehip oil from Amazon. This rosehip oil in particular is 100% natural and pure.

Will rosehip oil cause breakouts?

Rosehip oil does not cause breakouts. Rosehip oil contains essential fatty acids that our body does not produce (Omega 3&6), however is essential if you are wanting healthier skin. A lack in essential vitamins can cause irritated and dry skin that can lead to breakouts in fact. When using rosehip oil just ensure that you use small drops across your face and neck.

Can I put rosehip oil on my lips?

Yes you can apply rosehip oil on your lips. Ensure you use a generous amount on your lips, as this will allow for the oil yo fully soak in. Rosehip oil is a great oil to use to help soothe cracked skin, so it a must in the winter months!

Does rosehip oil remove dark circles?

Rosehip oil can contribute to reducing the appearance of dark circles, as it contains two antioxidants that fight against hyperpigmentation (lycopene and beta-carotene). Not to forget that rosehip oil is a natural anti-fungal and antibacterial oil which has been shown to increase brightness of the skin.

Can Rosehip Oil replace moisturiser?

Rosehip oil can replace moisturiser if your skin is needing high levels of moisture. You can apply rosehip oil to dry and cracked skin, the skin easily absorbs the rosehip oil, which allows the antioxidants and essential fatty acids to travel deep into the skin’s layers.

Should you moisturise after rosehip oil?

It is recommended to use the most concentrated moisturiser/oil’s first as this allows for maximum absorption due to no barriers formed from other skin care products. Carry out your usual skin care routine of ensuring your skin is clean, but apply rosehip oil before moisturising if you want to make the most out of the skin benefits that rosehip can provide.

Can you apply rosehip oil directly to skin?

Yes you can apply rosehip oil directly to the skin, rosehip oil is most often found in its pure form that can be applied directly onto the skin. Applying rosehip oil to the skin can also create a barrier for other facial oils/moisturisers that you may use after. Another great way of using rosehip oil would be to warm up the oil, only at a luke-warm temperature and use across your skin.

Can you leave rosehip oil on your face overnight?

You can leave rosehip oil on your face overnight, or you can simply use it as a skin care massage treatment. Depending on what you choose to do, you can leave it on overnight to let it absorb into the skin layers whilst you sleep. Even adding a small drop into your facial moistures can act as a two in one in terms of ensuring your skin is highly hydrated with essential fatty acids and antioxidants.

What is the difference between Rose oil and rosehip oil?

The main difference between rose oil and rosehip oil is that rosehip oil comes from wild roses, whilst rose oil comes from normal roses. Rosehip oils are extracted from the fruit of the rosehip plant (fruit meaning the Rosehip’s). Rose oil is extracted from the petals of the rose plant. Rose oil contains no fatty acids but some fragrant components, on the other hand we know that rosehip oil is loaded with fatty acids that contribute to better skin health.

Can rosehip oil grow eyelashes?

Rosehip oil acts as a great growth serum that can be used to help grow lashes. Simply dip a cotton bud (or even a cotton ball) into the oil and brush across your lashes. The oil is filled with rich vitamins that can help to contribute to lash growth.

You can buy some rosehip oil, and if you choose to use it on your lashes, you can simple buy an empty mascara bottle and fill this with the rosehip oil. The mascara bottle will come with a lash brush too, that will make it easy to apply to the lashes. Below I have found some from Amazon.

I tend to use these mascara bottles as they help me apply the oil to my lashes easier whilst ensuring that I coat as many of my lashes as possible. These clear bottles are great as they can just be re-used.

That is all for now, I hope you enjoyed this blog post on ‘Does Rosehip oil clog pores?’.

Take care, and stay safe!
Talia x