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Rosehip Oil And Acne Scars - The Wonder Oil Of South America
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Rosehip Oil And Acne Scars  -  The Wonder Oil Of South America

Rosehip oil is a South American essential oil that's made from crushing the seeds of the Rose. It's been used for many many years there in order to help fade scars and improve the quality of people's skin. If you're looking to fade your acne scars then I don't think that I can suggest a better starting place then Rosehip oil - it's truly brilliant.

It Helps to Repair the Skin

Your skin is actually fine in your body's mind - it couldn't really care less how you look. A scar is a very strong piece of skin and you'll need to help it move to get new, fresh skin to grow back. This is why I always suggest regular exfoliation of the skin to help remove those scars. Rosehip oil contains a number of vitamins and minerals including Vitamin A, Lycopene, Beta-carotene and the Omega Oils 3 and 6. These names probably don't mean much to you, but what they do help with is skin repair and rejuvenation.

Testing has actually been conducted on Rosehip oil for scarring. Researchers have found that it improves the appearance of scarring compared to a dummy cream. Therefore - it works and you can get the benefits of smoother and clearer skin right away!

To start a Rosehip oil program to treat your acne scars simply buy a bottle of Rosehip oil. However you'll probably find that it's not that simple since it's one of the more obscure essential oils around. You may need to see if your local health store has it, or look online.

Using a couple of fingers gently massage the Rosehip oil into your skin. It does feel quite nice. In the beginning at least do so sparingly. You might like to do a patch test - some people have broken out in acne further when using the oil, so do keep a close eye on your skin for the first couple of weeks at least.

The key to using any natural remedy is to simply keep the treatment going. All natural remedies take time, and despite Rosehip's supposedly much faster fading time, the simple fact is that it will still take a few months to see good results. So if you're going the route of Rosehip, make sure that you try it for at least a month before you reassess if it's worth it or not.

I've found that rosehip oil for acne scars is a great way to get good results. You don't have to buy any expensive cream with it 'added', simply get the original, natural stuff itself. There are many other essential oils that you can try as well to improve scarring as well if you find Rosehip oil doesn't do what you want it to do.

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