I think almost everyone here likes roses. Roses are beautiful as well as helpful for you in many ways. Apart from there beauty and pleasant fragrance, they help you to get beautiful and glowing skin! Shocked? But yes it is true. These pleasing flowers also help you to get glowing skin. There are lots of rose water benefits which helps you to get beautiful skin. There are many ways in which roses can be used to enhance your beauty. The good thing about rose water is that it suits all skin types. Today I am going to share various beauty secrets hiding behind the beauty of roses.
What is Rose water
By soaking rose petals in the water, you can make rose water. This water has powerful antioxidants present in it. It is used to make perfumes because of its pleasant and great fragrance and also used to get beautiful skin and hair. It is also used in various skin product as an ingredient because of its natural and soothing properties.
How to make rose water
There are various brands which sell rose water and they also claim that their rose water is 100% pure. So if you want to purchase rose water then it’s up to you but if you want to go natural then I will tell you how to make rose water at home.
- Rose petals
- A dark and clean bottle
How to make
- Take a cup of fresh rose petals.
- Now in a saucepan, pour 2 cups of water.
- Cover the lid of the saucepan and then bring it to a boil. Keep the temperature low and allow the water to boil.
- Boil the water until the red color of roses has faded away. This process will take about 5-10 minutes.
- Let the water cool completely.
- Now strain the water into a bowl and then transfer it in a dark bottle(you can also take spray bottle if you want, but it should be clean and dark).
- By keeping in a refrigerator you can use it for several weeks.
Rose water for skin
For Glowing skin
Glowing skin is a wish of every woman in this world and not only women, but men also want to get glowing and spots-free kin nowadays. Rose water acts as a miracle for you if want beautiful skin. It helps you to shrink and tighten the large open pores from your skin. Large pores on your skin are not a good sign as they can cause pimples and acne on your face.
- 1 tbsp of rose water
- 1 small size fresh cucumber
- 2 tbsp of raw honey
How to use
- First, peel the cucumber and blend it with the raw honey to make a smooth paste.
- After that add rose water to the mixture and mix well.
- Now Apply this paste on your face and leave for 10-15 minutes.
- After this, wash your face with water.
- You can use this face mask for 1-2 times a week to get a refreshing and glowing skin.
As a toner and face mist
Toning is a crucial part of your skincare routine as it helps us to maintain the pH balance of our skin. Toning will help your skin to be less prone to infections and oiliness and provides smoother and vibrant skin. Rose water can be used as a natural toner for your skin as it’s all-natural and has no side effects. Toning with rose water reduces the extra oil creation from your skin.
How to use
To use rose water as a toner and face mist, take rose water in a spray bottle and spray it on your face whenever you wash your face. You can also use a cotton pad to apply it on your face and then leave it to dry. Don’t forget to apply moisturizer after drying. If you have oily skin, use aloe vera gel as a moisturizer on your face. In summers, you can use it whenever you feel oiliness on your face.
The toner which I use is the rosewater and aloe vera toner. For that, in a spray bottle add 50 ml rose water and 2-3 tbsp aloe vera gel. Mix both the ingredients well by shaking the bottle and start using this as a natural toner for your face.
Reduce sunburns and rashes
Rose water also helps to soothe the skin affected with sunburns and the rashes. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, rose water helps to reduce irritation and redness and can soothe the sunburn.
How to use
- Take some rose water and 15-20 dried tulsi leave(holy basil).
- Crush the tulsi leave and add them in the rose water.
- Now transfer the mixture in a spray bottle.
- Refrigerate it for a couple of hours.
- Spray and leave on the affected area.
- You can use it whenever feels aggravated.
Helps to reduce puffiness under the eye
Puffiness under the eye area can be caused by lack of sleep, stress, skin or eye allergies, etc. It happens because the fluid gets accumulated under that area which makes ours under eye look puffy and red. The best way to fight this is, by giving it a cold press. Rose water will help to reduce the under-eye redness and makes you feel fresh.
How to use
Soak rose water in a cotton pad and put it on your eye for some time. It will reduce the redness and puffiness under the eye area and also you will feel refreshed.
Natural makeup remover
Most of the makeup remover and other cosmetics products also contain harsh chemicals and alcohol which can dry and also harm your skin. So rose water used with natural oil can be a great option to remove your makeup without harming your skin. It can be a gentle way to take off your makeup. Natural oil will make your skin moisturize and rose water will be soothing on the skin and make you feel refresh.
How to use
To use rose water as a makeup remover, take 1 tsp of almond or coconut oil with 2-3 tsp of rose water. Now dip a cotton pad into the mixture and remove your makeup with this. It will help you to remove even the stubborn makeup gently. You can use it to remove makeup from the skin as well as from the eye.
Fuller’s earth(Multani Mitti) and rose water for exfoliation
As you know rose water is so gentle on the skin so it can also be used in various face packs. Fuller’s earth is considered as a best natural exfoliating agent so rose water with fuller’s earth makes the best scrub for your face as it will clean your skin, remove the deal skin cells and also make your skin glowing and refreshed.
How to use
Take 1 tbsp of fuller’s earth and 3 tsp of rose water. Mix both the ingredients to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on your clean face and start scrubbing in a circular motion for 2-3 minutes and then leave the paste on your face for 5 minutes. After that wash your face with normal water. This paste will exfoliate your skin well and the goodness of rose water will make your skin look smooth and bright.