The Benefits of Rose Hip Oil



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The Benefits of Rose Hip Oil - Cleveland Clinic

With skincare products, it seems like there’s a new Holy Grail ingredient every other minute. And with all of the promises of tightening, brightening, plumping or de-bumping, it’s hard to keep up. On the other hand, if you live for the latest products, you’ve most likely heard about rose hip oil or rose hip seed oil.

So, what’s the deal with rose hip oil and should you add it to your skincare regimen? Dermatologist Shilpi Khetarpal, MD, gives us the scoop on how to use this rose-gold goodness.

What is rose hip oil?

Rose hips are the fruit of roses and can be found under the flower’s petals. Filled with nutrient-rich seeds, this fruit is often used in teas, jellies, sauces, syrups and much more. Rose hips from wild roses and a species known as dog roses (Rosa canina) are often pressed to produce rose hip oil. The vivid orange bulbs give way to oil of a similar color.