Your most common questions about Rosehip Oil

December 07, 2018

What can Rosehip Oil be used for?

Rosehip Oil is a plant derived natural product that offers proven benefits to your skin. It has been used for generations by the Andean Indians of Chile who were the first to discover its exceptional properties. Here are some of the benefits and uses of Rosehip Oil:

  • Fights premature ageing and fine lines – start adding Rosehip Oil to your daily skincare routine and watch the difference as your skin becomes firmer, softer and more youthful.
  • Face moisturiser – Rosehip Oil has high levels of essential fatty acids and can be used instead of a moisturiser. It has several anti-ageing benefits.
  • Skin blemishes and scars – Use Rosehip Oil on stretch marks, age spots, acne, hyper-pigmentation, burns and scars to help diminish their appearance.
  • Dry skin – Apply Rosehip Oil to dry and cracked skin to nourish and rehydrate it. It’s especially effective on hands, elbows, knees and heels.
  • Dry cuticles and brittle nails – Massage Rosehip Oil into your hands, cuticles and fingernails daily to help restore youthful skin, prevent cracked cuticles and nourish brittle nails.
  • Lifeless hair – Warm up a little Rosehip Oil and gently massage into your hair and scalp to help repair dull and lifeless hair.

Can Rosehip Oil be used on sensitive skin?

Yes, Rosehip Oil can be safely used on all skin types, including sensitive skin. Used regularly, it will help to bring a beautiful, natural glow to your face and leave it feeling soft and hydrated. If you have extremely sensitive skin or are prone to allergies, test the Rosehip Oil by dabbing a little on your inner forearm or under your jawline, and wait for 24hrs before applying it to large areas.

Can Rosehip Oil be used on scars and stretch marks?

Yes, it can. Rosehip Oil is very effective in helping to reduce the appearance of scars, wrinkles, blemishes and skin pigmentation. Rosehip Oil penetrates your skin easily and delivers protective elements such as essential fatty acids, Vitamins C and E, which can decrease discoloration and help stimulate collagen production. The oil contains high levels of linoleic (Omega 6) and linolenic (Omega 3) essential fatty acids, which are believed to support skin texture and promote the growth of new skin cells. Its healing power is believed to help prevent the formation of stretch marks, which is why many women use it during pregnancy.

Can Rosehip Oil be used on your face?

Yes, Rosehip Oil can be used on the face as part of your daily skincare routine. The colour of Rosehip Oil can vary from light yellow to golden amber but will not stain skin, clothes or linen. The oil is absorbed by the skin quickly. There are 2 ways to use it – apply two to three drops, warm in the palm of your hands and apply to your face or add just one or two drops of it to your normal moisturiser. For best results use Rosehip Oil morning and night. Allow 5 minutes before applying a moisturiser or sunscreen over it. Rosehip Oil will leave your skin feeling softer, firmer and glowing. It has amazing anti-ageing benefits and helps to reduce fine line and wrinkles.

Where can I get Rosehip Oil?

Natural Instinct Rejuvenating Rosehip Oil is available at Chemist Warehouse, Priceline Pharmacy, leading health stores and pharmacies around Australia and New Zealand. For your convenience, it is also available to purchase online. Natural Instinct Rejuvenating Rosehip Oil is CERTIFIED ORGANIC and is made with the finest quality ingredients in Australia. It combines the powerful properties of organic Rosehip Oil, Camellia Oil, Seabuckthorn and Rosemary extracts. Packed with Anti-oxidants and Essential Fatty Acids, Natural Instinct Rejuvenating Rosehip Oil is proven to deliver 32%* improvement in skin hydration and 27%* increase in skin elasticity. It hydrates the skin continuously for 12 hours promoting skin elasticity, reducing the signs of ageing and assisting skin renewal.

Is Rosehip Oil good for sensitive skin?

Rosehip Oil can be used to help alleviate dry, irritated skin, and is safe to use on sensitive skin such as children’s delicate skin. It is important to patch test this product for sensitivities especially before using it on children. Patch testing can be done on the inner forearm or inner thigh area. Rosehip Oil is an excellent remedy for scarring caused by bruising, acne, sun damage or chicken pox. Rosehip Oil can also be used to fade post-pregnancy stretch marks and other skin blemishes.

How much Rosehip Oil should you to use on your face?

Rosehip Oil is a light weight facial oil and is easily absorbed into the skin. A little goes a long way; simply take 2 to 3 drops of Rosehip Oil in the palm of your hand, rub your palms together and massage it gently onto your face and neck using upward and circular motions. You can use it alone or under your day or night cream. For a dewy finish, use it to prep your skin before applying makeup.

Why is Rosehip Oil good for your skin?

Rosehip Oil can be used for face and body.

  • It is packed with Essential Fatty Acids, Vitamins A, & C that is vital for skin renewal and skin cell repair. This makes it the ultimate natural facial oil that firms the skin and smooths out fine line and wrinkles.
  • It is deeply moisturising and nourishing. It has been proven to improve skin hydration by 32%* and increase skin elasticity by 27%*.
  • Rosehip Oil can help to even out skin tone and fade blemishes, scars and stretch marks.
  • Natural Instinct Rejuvenating Rosehip Oil is also excellent for skin that is prone to acne with its anti-inflammatory properties.
  • It is great for use on hands and body for youthful, hydrated skin.

*Laboratory measured of hydration and elasticity (Courage & Khazaka – MultiSkinCenter) 2016 – results after 24 hours.

How can I use Rosehip Oil on my skin?

Rosehip Oil is a lightweight facial oil that can be used on its own or added to your moisturiser. To use Rosehip Oil, simply put a few drops (2 – 3 drops is enough for your face, add a few drops more to benefit your neck and shoulder area too) in the palm of your hand and use the tip of your index finger to gently dab the oil all over your face and décolletage. Then gently massage using upward strokes. The oil is absorbed quickly and doesn’t leave any greasy residue. For youthful looking hands and to fight ageing skin, use Rosehip Oil as a hand moisturiser every time you wash your hands.

How long does Rosehip Oil take to fade scars?

Rosehip Oil can be used as a remedy to help reduce the appearance of scars caused by acne or wounds. The time it takes will be dependent on various factors such as the size and age of the scar, regular application of Rosehip Oil, your age and the quality of the product. Always make sure you buy your Rosehip Oil from a reputable supplier. Many customers have reported seeing a noticeable difference in as little as a few weeks, and found even old scars are markedly faded after regular application of Rosehip Oil.

Is Rosehip Oil drying?

No. If you have heard Rosehip Oil described as one of the ‘drier’ oils, it simply refers to the fact that the oil is easily absorbed by the skin and does not leave a greasy residue. It does not have a drying effect on your skin. Your skin will feel softer, firmer and more moisturised and will develop a dewy appearance, while helping to even out skin tone and fade scars and blemishes.


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