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The Skin-Loving Benefits of Rosehip Oil from Trilogy


Certified organic rosehip oil serves as the New Zealand-based skincare company, Trilogy’s muse and main ingredient. Trilogy was launched in 2002 by Catherine de Groot and Sarah Gibbs who discovered the delicious, skin-loving properties of the golden oil extracted from rosehip seeds.

I’ve used the products daily for two weeks now and ($24 USD). I use 2 drops of the oil on my face morning and night, and massage a drop onto stretch marks in the morning. (Yes, I have stretch marks ladies!)

Wondering where the heck rosehip oil comes from?

Rosehip is the fruit of the rose plant, pictured here.

It’s derived from the seeds of the wild rose plant (pictured above)—similar to those you might see next to the seashore anywhere from Cape Cod to Florida to the California coast.

Rosehip oil is considered a “dry” oil, meaning that it soaks into the skin easily, and doesn’t tend to leave a residue. Because it’s high in essential fatty acids, it plumps and conditions skin.


Until this year, Trilogy products were only available in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. The co-founders opted for slow, steady and sustainable expansion, investing in R&D, product innovation and the right team to ensure the highest performing, highest quality products. In 2007, Trilogy became the first New Zealand skincare brand to achieve carbon neutral certification for its corporate operations.


I attended the US launch event in NYC to experience the powers of rosehip oil firsthand. Corinne Morley, Trilogy’s Global Sales and Marketing Manager (above) , took me through the line of products. We discussed the ingredients the company uses, sourcing, and its natural and organic certifications.


Left to right: Corinne Morley, Global Sales and Marketing Manager, Trilogy; Ann Ryan, US Sales Manager, Trilogy; Lisa Wilson, International Communications Manager, Trilogy. 

Lindsay has spent her career at the intersection of media and social change. In her role at Eco-Chick, Lindsay has established partnerships and campaigns with some of the world’s most-recognized companies committed to sustainability and CSR. She co-created the popular interview series “Heroines for the Planet” that features groundbreaking women who share courage and a deep passion for protecting people and the Earth. Lindsay is the Marketing and Sustainability Manager at Health-Ade Kombucha and previously served as Director of Communications at the social enterprise CBS EcoMedia. There she directed corporate advertising dollars to the nation’s most effective non-profits tackling urgent social issues in local communities and was awarded CBS Corporation’s prestigious Share-the-Vision award. She has written for Whole Living Magazine, Edible, Cottages & Gardens, From The Grapevine,,, and for environmentalists Laura Turner Seydel and Susan Rockefeller. Lindsay holds a BS in Global Business Studies and Marketing from Manhattan College, and received the 2012 Honors Award at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.