Our ANTI-AGE night cream contains multiple natural oils: Rosehip fruit oil, Apricot kernel oil and Evening primrose oil. These oils have been proven to interact very well with the skin, providing excellent protective and hydrating properties, such as reducing transepidermal water loss. These oils all contain high levels of unsaturated fatty acids which is are important for skinbarrier skin barrier function, softening and smoothing of the skin. In addition they have high concentration of important vitamins (such as Vitamins A, B, E and C).
Apricot oil has been documented as helpful for itchy or flakey skin thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties.
Rosehip fruit oil and evening primrose oil have high levels of the essential fatty acid, linoleic acid, which the body cannot produce itself, and is important for skin barrier function and reducing skin water loss. In addition Evening primrose oil is known for it’s content of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) which in the body forms to DGLA, a precursor of Prostaglandins, which are important anti-inflammatory mediators.
Rosehip fruit oil is also known to have a high level of antioxidant action due to it`s content of polyphenols, vitamin C and B. Together with apricot oil, Rosehip fruit oil is a natural source of vitamin-A and the fat soluble fat soluble antioxidant vitamin-E.