Does Massaging Face with Oils Help Remove Wrinkles?

Can the essential oils of orange, rosehip oil,frankinsence, and jojoba help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles?

Doctor Answers 2

Not as well as a good sunscreen

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Sorry, they cannot. Sunscreens and prudent skin care may prevent wrinkles. These topicals would have to penetrate the skin in order to really help with wrinkles and none of them have this capability. It would be better to use a good sunscreen and a potent antioxidant to help prevent wrinkles.

While rosehips and orange do contain Vitamin C, and theoretically should help, Vitamin C must be in a stable form to do much good. There are a number of companies with good Vitamin C products including Skinceuticals, Neova, Vitivia, Neova, and Oil of Olay,

Virginia Beach Dermatologist

Will not hurt to try

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 The fine lines and wrinkles come from the loss of elasticity and fat loss. the best treatment to prevent fine lines is good nutrition ,sun screen and retina.

Kamran Khoobehi, MD
New Orleans Plastic Surgeon
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