Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Pai Rosehip Bioregenerate Fruit and Seed Oil Blend

I've learned from my Dad: upgrade, upgrade, upgrade. When possible, lift your vitality with an upgrade of more expensive behavior than attempt to do the same with small tchotchkes.
Well, my dad and I are very different, but I figured I'd take one of his words of wisdom (I was selective, too, might I add) and, verbatim, 'upgrade.'

Though, luckily, I didn't have to pay for my upgrade; it appeared under the sapin de noël--miraculously (although I did throw in a few hints). It was the Pai Rosehip Bioregenerate Fruit and Seed Oil Blend--a mouthful, but also a dreamy blend.
I'd like to propose an idea to the makers of Merriam-Webster: replace the photo for 'upgrade' with this guy.

I've been a fan of rosehip seed oil for quite some time now; remember my musings of the Aura Cacia blend? Well, this takes those standards to a whole new level.
On the outside, they look pretty similar, both orangey red liquids, oily (quelle surprise) in texture.
But, it's what's inside that counts.
High levels of vitamin E and vitamin C pack a punch to ease scarring and general complexion damage.

Yet, this Pai offering decks yet a larger blow. Although other options may be cold pressed, this upgrade is extracted with carbon dioxide to deliver untainted nutrition.
As someone who is not a sucker for staggering marketing claims, I couldn't help but doubt such a individualizing factor.
But, let me tell you, this is no hoax.

The high levels of Trans-Retinoic Acid--in the same family as retinoids--scoff like a chemical exfoliant. So much so that the exfoliating toner step in my evening routine is now null and void--and my skin isn't a happy camper if I add it back in.
So, it's safe to say that this oil is different; expensive, but noticeable. When was the last time your oil was exfoliating?
But with its scrubbing properties aside, it's also effective for the main reason I bought it: ridding of scars. The morning after I used this, I actually noticed a difference in my skin--more calmed and scars less visible. I only use this in the evenings--always following with a moisturizer.
Consider yourself warned: this stuff smells a little funky. But, as with most things, you get used to it--and the effects are worth the stunk.

I'm rather smitten with the likes of this exfoliating oil. Maybe I should listen to my dad's advice more often....


  1. Ooh this sounds lovely! Never tried anything from pai x

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  2. Sounds amazing!

    I've been using the MooGoo Rosehip Oil and it's been good so far but I do find it a little bit greasy which rosehip oil usually isn't for me...

    I'll definitely give this product a go once I finish my MooGoo! :D

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  3. I'd relly like to try this, after this post!

  4. I love the sound of an exfoliating oil. Right anaother product added to my never ending wishlist!! Got to try this, I only just started using oils and I have seen such a big difference in my skin.


  5. Love the sounds of this oil, I have been wanting to try Pai for ages now! x

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  6. This might be the most persuasive review that I've read in a while :) Pai is on my list to try after my trilogy runs out!





  7. Thank you for the thorough review- I was already set on getting this, but you brought some facts to light I didn't even know! :D


  8. That's the thing with natural beauty products... they smell a bit strange sometimes but they're so good that you end up not minding too much! I'd definitely like to try this. I don't use chemical exfoliants often but when I do, they leave my skin so soft :)

  9. I couldn't agree more regarding the smell, funky is definitely how I'd put it too. Though I do love it, it's one of my favourite oils (and I've got a bunch).
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  10. I've had my eye on their stuff for quite some time. They have a trial kit for around fifteen dollars that has some nice samples in it. xo

  11. Oils are awesome; this is the best one I've tried. xo

  12. Ooo, how do you like the Trilogy one? I'm glad you found this helpful. xo

  13. I'm always happy to help (especially when it comes to beauty). xo

  14. If you do, please tell me how you like it. For me, chemical exfoliants are the way to go. I've tried out my Clarisonic a few times after I stopped using it regularly and things didn't go too well. xo

  15. You're spot on. xo

  16. Oh well now I have to try it if you say its the best! Thanks for the recommendation! XX


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