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Musk Rose Oil

Commonly known as: Rosa Canina Fruit Oil (I.N.C.I.), Rosehip oil, Rosa mosqueta, Rosehip.v
Botanical name: Rosa canina.
Extraction process: Cold Pressing.
Family: Rosaceae.
Part of the plant extracted: Seeds.
Location: North Africa (Canary Islands and Madeira); Western Asia (Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Palestine/Israel, Lebanon, Syria, the Caucasus region and Central Asia (Tajikistan); Europe.
Flowering: May, June.
Provenance, origin: Chile.
Phytochemical composition: Polyunsaturated fatty acids (linolenic acid, linoleic acid), monounsaturated fatty acids (oleic acid), saturated fatty acids (palmitic acid, stearic acid), carotenoids (trans-retinoic acid), vitamins (E and K), squalene.
Sensorial properties: Appearance : Oily liquid ; Color : Orange red ; Smell : Subtle rose smell ; Touch : Quite rich.
Physical characteristics: Quality : 100% pure, virgin and of natural origin ingredients ; Density = 0,915 - 0,935 ; Oxidative potential : Very sensitive ; Comedogenicity index = 3 ; Saponification index = 180 - 195 mgKOH/g.
Benefits: Repairing, regenerating, firming, antioxidant, lightening, softening, toning.
Concerns: Suitable for all skin types, especially dry skin, skin with an atopic tendency (redness), dull skin, mature and/or marked skin (brown spots, wrinkles, scars, loss of firmness) ; Recommended for dry hair ; Recommended in the prevention and treatment of stretch marks.

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Use

Face care (face creams, eye creams, serums, scrubs, micellar oils, soothing after-shave care); Body care (balms, scrubs, milks, butters, hand and foot creams, oils, soothing post-depilation care, stretch mark care); Hair care (shampoos, masks, conditioners, oils).

Preservation

This botanical oil is very sensitive to oxidation, so keep it preferably in the refrigerator, away from light and heat, in its amber bottle.

Contra-Indications and Precautions

There are no contraindications to the cosmetic use of the botanical oil of musk rose.  Avoid eye contact.

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The musk rose, also called rose hip, grows as a shrub with white or pink flowers and fruits particularly rich in vitamin C. Musk rose is known for its ability to protect the skin from the sun. It is also known for its overall effectiveness against the signs of aging and its regenerating power. When applied to the body, it prevents and reduces stretch marks.