Ingredient Spotlight: Rose Hip Oil

           I.G.O.G. Skin Care Product’s Ingredient Spotlight: Rose Hip Oil

  • Organic Rosa Canina (Rosehip Seed Oil) is the oil pressed from the seeds of a rose bush which grows wild in the Southern Andes. Most Rosehip Oil is produced in Chile and Argentina.  Rosehip Oil it used in fine skin care formulas because of its beauty benefiting properties:
  • vitamin C, lycopene & beta-carotene are powerful antioxidants that possess:
  • anti-aging
  • free radical fighting &
  • anti-inflammatory properties
  • vitamin A is a topical trans-retinoic acid effective in helping to decrease the signs of aging & sun damage
  • high level of essential fatty acids helps to
    • reduce inflammation
    • retain skin’s moisture
    • reduce dryness
    • soften fine lines
  • gentle and non-sensitizing, this oil soaks into the skin easily, and does not leave a greasy residue
  • fabulous for aging skin undiluted, but can be used in acne moisturizers in small amounts
  • buds can be dried and used in tea, simple syrup, or as a natural colorant for soap and cosmetics
  • You can find Rose Hip Oil in our Mini-Peel Tonic No. 4
Sample Analysis

Non-Saponifiables- less than 2.0
Saponification Value- 177
Iodine Value- 180
Specific Gravity- 0.94
pH- 4.00
Lycopene- 400-800 ppm
Tocopherols- 700-1100 ppm

Color- Amber with Orange hue
Odor- Heavy/Characteristic
Free Fatty Acids- 0.29%
Peroxide Value- less than 0.05

Fatty Acids
Oleic- 13.9%
Palmitic- 3.5%
Linoleic- 44.1%
Linolenic- 33.9%

                                                      

     

     

     

     

     

     


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