Our Sustainable Source of Rosehip Oil

Our Sustainable Source of Rosehip Oil

Here at essano, we love Rosehip Oil. It has incredible skin-enhancing benefits so it is important for us to source it sustainably, from one of the most unspoilt and pure regions in the world.

Our Rosehip Oil is sustainably sourced from the extreme south of Chile, in the Patagonia Austral. Rosehip seeds are handpicked by smallholder farmers and their families; they control and own the land they work on. The process of growing and extracting Rosehip Oil is Fair For Life certified by Ecocert, ensuring safe and equitable working conditions for all the farmers involved. Our supplier that manages these growers and farmers also work with the Chilean government and local organisations to create a positive social impact to support the local community.

The final product produced contains higher levels of nutrients than from Rosehip Oil sourced anywhere else in the world.

The extraction process

Rosehips are the fruit of a plant, with the oil extracted from the seeds. The process to grow and extract this oil is 100% organic, certified by Ecocert.

The oil is cold-pressed – this means that the method of extraction uses a hydraulic press, creating mass pressure. Unlike other extraction techniques, no heat or oxygen is used during this process, which means no nutrients are lost during extraction.

We make the decision to add Acai Berry Oil and Vitamin E for an extra boost of antioxidants.

Benefits of Rosehip Oil

Rosehip is a stable dry oil that leaves no greasy residue. This, along with the multitude of amazing benefits, makes it the ideal oil for all skin types.

The natural content of trans-retinoid acid in Rosehip Oil is a precursor to Vitamin A (only without the irritating side effects) to help increase skin cell turnover and fight DNA-damaging free radicals.

Rosehip Oil is a natural inflammatory antioxidant that is rich in Vitamins C and E as well as Omega-3, Omega-6 and Omega-9 fatty acids to help with skin elasticity – hello soft and supple skin!

New and improved Hydrating Rosehip skincare

We’re excited to introduce our new-look Hydrating Rosehip skincare range, utilising the skin-loving benefits of our new sustainable Chilean Certified Organic Rosehip Oil.

They are the same base formulations that you already know, with a few improvements that you’ll definitely love. However, nothing has changed about our passion to deliver affordable, natural skincare to the world.


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