Discover Rosehip Oil's missing vitamin C link and power up your skin results

27 May 2020

Apart from Simplicité, there is no skin care brand whose Rosehip Oil products also feature Rosehip's own natural vitamin C.

(Without this missing link Rosehip Oil won't improve your skin as much as it should.)

There is a common misconception that Rosehip Oil contains vitamin C as the fruit itself does, but vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin so it is not contained in the oil.

Rosehips are essentially the fruit of the Rose plant. Rosehips are very high in natural Vitamin C.

However, it’s not oil from the seed that contains Vitamin C - it’s the husk of the Rosehip, its outer shell.

Double Rosehip Oil's value for skin by using it with extract from Rosehip Seed Husk

Simplicité Rosehip and Lavender Complexion Refiner Mask is rich in Rosehip Oil plus fresh extract of Rosehip Husk

Why Rosehip Oil is not as effective on its own

Rosehip Oil is rich in trans-retinoic acids that work to change the look of ageing caused by the sun.

It’s also rich in linoleic fatty acid that reduces redness, acne scars and age spots plus strengthens skin tone.

But the above are just HALF of the benefits that extract of Rosehip can offer. As well as the oil, our skin also needs the water-soluble extracts from the outer husk of Rosehip - containing antioxidant flavonoids and natural vitamin C.

As always, the closer we can use a plant to its natural and whole state, the more of its benefits we can harness.

Missing link - our unique vitamin C rich Rosehip Oil

At Simplicité, we find it incredible that this outer husk is usually thrown away after oil extraction

No one else seems to know, or care, that discarding these Rosehip husks means that our skin misses out on a very rich source of natural vitamin C.

Rosehip's natural vitamin c and antioxidant flavonoids

The outer part of the Rosehip seed is considered to be one of the top three known sources of natural Vitamin C and  antioxidant flavonoids.

It's this vitamin C and its accompanying antioxidant flavonoids that helps skin to stay young and vibrant. 

Simplicité founder, naturopath and herbalist David Lyons says, "Contrary to common belief, there is no vitamin C in Rosehip Oil - this is actually found in the fresh extract we make from the Rosehip's outside husk.

Rosehip oil and it's complementary vitamin c rich other half, Rosehip husk extract

Glowing skin after using Rosehip and Lavender mask (contains Rosehip Oil plus fresh extract of Rosehip Husk)

Benefits for surface capillaries

Another benefit: the water soluble natural vitamin C extracts help reduce the appearance of visible surface capillaries.

Only the water soluble extract from the outer part of the Rosehip seed has been shown to have these 'vasoprotective' (vessel strengthening) properties. 

More enhanced Rosehip Oil value for skin

Simplicité also multiplies Rosehip Oil's value for skin by using itp with several complementary and high quality plant extracts.

That's because no single plant extract (including Rosehip Oil) can improve skin adequately. 

When Rosehip Oil is used with a synergistic mixture of complementary plant extracts, these combinations provide the greatest possible benefits for skin.

Combinations of herbs and plants give the best results every time, whether for a favourite food recipe or the formulation of skin care products.

Top Rosehip performers in Simplicité products

Simplicité uses Rosehip Husk extract in Results Lift Gel and both Rosehip Oil and Rosehip Husk extract in Rosehip and Lavender Complexion Refiner (rub off mask).

Simplicité also uses Rosehip Oil with complementary, synergistic extracts, such as Myrrh, Styrax and Chamomile that boost the radiance enhancing effect of RL (Reduce Lines) Serum.

The finest medicinal grade Rosehip Oil is also used with harmonising extracts in our Rehydration Serum, Capillary Repair Serum, Hyper-Pigmentation Serums A and B, Instant Help Eye Gel and Pregnancy Massage Oil.

Start using our skin-enhancing Simplicité products today - your skin will love the enriching nutrients and develop a beautiful glow in response.

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