It is said to be excellent in treating many skin conditions. Rosehip oil is rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. It has natural anti-oxidant properties and is slightly astringent. It has been shown to help improve elasticity of the skin, regenerate skin cells, slow down premature aging, reduce the formation of wrinkles, and reduce scarring. Use it in face blends for maturing skin or in blends for damaged skin where the regeneration of new skin cells is needed.