Rose water was earlier used exclusively for flavoring of foods and in the perfume industries but now rose water is also recognized for its cosmetics and healing properties. There are many ways to make rose water at home.
This is most preferred by many as sometimes, the ones available in the market have chemical ingredients. Rose water made at home is in its purest form and proves to be more beneficial for the skin.
How is Rose water made? Rose water is made from distilled water of roses through the process of steam distillation.
Benefits of Rose Water on Skin and Hair:
- Rose water can help nourish, smooth wrinkles and restores the vitality and moisture balance of the skin (Simply spray directly on the skin or apply using cotton ball in circular motions twice a day – before bed and in the morning).
- Rose water can help restores and maintains the skin’s pH balance.
- Rose water when use as cleanser can help gets rid of all the dead skin cells thus bringing an instant glow to the skin.
- Rose water helps heal sunburns, acne and wounds because it reduces skin inflammation and has a cooling effect on the skin.
- Rose water can help tighten the skin.
- Rose water is mild enough for sensitive skin and it can also help balanced oily skin.
- Rose water as an aftershave can help soothe and moisturize the skin.
- Rose water can help reduce inflammation of the scalp. Along with that it increases the blood supply to the scalp and promotes hair growth.
How to use Rose water:
- Rose Water can be used as a face lotion for all skin types to tone, balance and moisturize. Spray on face and neck. Leave for 20 – 30 seconds and wipe off.
- Use Rose Water to tone your skin in preparation for applying foundation makeup and then after you have applied your makeup, spritz your face and neck. This helps to set the foundation makeup, and adds a healthy glow to your skin.