Despite the wide range of complexities and health hazards that accompany pregnancy, the 35-year-old Dutchess of Cambridge manages to look flawless all the time. In fact, in the past few years, she has been a trendsetter with her pregnancy outfits. Ever wondered what the secret is of Kate Middleton’s ever glowing supple skin?

Well, her secret weapon to combat skin problems is none other than Rosehip Oil. It is not only Kate, who has approved the benefits of the oil. According to Fox News who spoke to Dr. Juia Tzu, a dermatologist and assistant professor of dermatology at New York University, "Rosehip seed oil does contain a blend of bioactive ingredients that can potentially be beneficial to the skin, for example, vitamin C, vitamin E, carotenoids, and essential fatty acids ...

It may be potentially beneficial as an anti-aging product because of the antioxidant ingredients it contains."

Kate Middleton’s Valuable Skin Care Tip:

Ever since the announcement of Middleton’s third pregnancy, her followers are overwhelmed and it is certainly not an easy task to look flawless all the time. Two years back, during her pregnancy, she was treating her skin with organic Rosehip Oil. The Dutchess has subsequently been enjoying envious stares from other women because of her blemish or wrinkle-free supple skin. It seems the valuable Skin Care tip from Kate has made women across the world keen to get the oil. The oil which sells for around £19.50, depending on where you buy it and which brand is chosen, started selling like hot cakes because of the ‘Kate effect’.

However, only a handful of users are fully aware of its how it can improve the skin texture in the long run.

What exactly is Rosehip oil?

Rosehip oil is extracted from a unique species of rose by cold pressing and separating it from the seeds. It is very delicate and should be thereafter stored in cool and dark places. The oil is rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, essential fatty acids and Vitamin B carotene, which are essential components of a healthy skin.

The benefits of rosehip oil were first checked out 1983, by a research team of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacology at the University of Concepcion (Chile). In clinical practice, RHO is widely used to treat post surgical scars.

Benefits of the Rosehip oil:

Rosehip oil is a wonder weapon to combat aging problems and skin damages caused by the ultraviolet rays.

According to the Journal of Cosmetics, Dermatological Sciences and Application, around 108 patients, who underwent surgical procedures at Dermatology Service, University Hospital of Gran Canaria, were observed closely for a period of three months. Most of the users noticed significant changes to their skin after regular application of the oil. Presently it is one of the highest selling skin care products in the UK.

The oil bears anti-inflammatory properties and can be used all over the body to help with scars, stretch marks, and other skin problems. Researchers suggest that the oil has successfully reduced scars by 41 percent, wrinkles and aging problems about 23 percent and stretch marks about percent. This certainly explains why the organic Rosehip oil has locked a permanent position in Kate Middleton’s regular skin care regime!