HOW TO MAKE ROSE WATER AT HOME FOR YOUR SKIN & HAIR CARE
HEY HONEYS! HAPPY MARCH!
Rose petals contain amazing components that are beneficial to your skin and body.
This is why there are numerous products on the market infused with roses.
THE BENEFITS OF USING ROSE WATER
The benefits of roses are:
- Have powerful antioxidant
- Rich in phytonutrients (nutrients from plants)
- Have anti-inflammatory properties
- Can help restore the skin’s pH
- Protects the skin cells against damage and aging
- Helps boost hydration
- Even out skin’s complexion
- Enhance natural skin’s glow
- Strengthens hair and promotes growth
Check out The Benefits of Rose-Infused Beauty Products
WHAT IS ROSE WATER USE FOR?
Rose water can be used in numerous ways.
As a face toner
– Rose water can be used as a facial toner. It’s an excellent toner for your skin. Its pH is 5.5, which is very close to our skin’s pH (4.5-5.5). Therefore it helps balance and restores our skin.
Under your eyes
– It reduces wrinkles and under-eye puffiness with its anti-aging properties.
For acne-prone skin
– With its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, it fights against acne-causing bacteria.
For oily skin
– It helps in controlling excess oil on the skin.
For sensitive skin
– It’s gentle, hydrating, soothes the skin, and reduces redness.
For hair health
– Rose water moisturizes, strengthens the hair cells, and promotes hair growth.
HOW TO MAKE ROSE WATER TONER SPRAY
The ingredients & tools needed
What you will need:
- Organic rose petals (blooming or dried)
- 2 cups of filtered water
- A pot
- A sieve
- Glass bottle (preferable a glass spray bottle)
- Organic geranium essential oil (optional)
Separate the petals from 2 to 3 roses. It can either be from blooming rose petals or dried rose petals.
Preferably, use organic rose petals.
Add the rose petals to a pot and add 2 cups of filtered water.
Make sure all the rose petals are covered in the water.
Bring the water to a simmer. You can cover the pot for 5 minutes.
Wait until the rose petals lose all their color. This can take about 15-20 minutes.
Separate the rose water from the rose petals with a sieve in a bowl and let it cool down.
Unfortunately, depending on your rose petals’ quality, your rose water may not smell like roses.
You can add 5 drops of geranium rose if you enjoy a pleasant smell in your skincare products.
Voila! You now have some homemade rose water. Enjoy, hydrate, and pampering yourself during your skincare routine.
STORAGE & CARE FOR DIY PRODUCTS
To protect your rose water, it’s essential to use the right bottle for storage. The components of rose water can be light-sensitive and heat-sensitive, which implies that it’s prone to damage.
Store your DIY product in a dark glass spray bottle. It can be either an amber glass spray bottle or a cobalt blue glass bottle.
Store your spray bottle in the refrigerator. Remember that there are no preservatives. It can last you up to 6 months.
If your rose water turns yellow or smell weird… it’s no longer good to use!
SELF-CARE IS SELF-LOVE
Enjoy your skin care routine and take extra time to take care of your skin, body and mind. You deserve it!
TALK TO YOU SOON LOVELY HONEYS!
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