Rose water is known to rejuvenate the skin and reduce inflammation, so it’s the perfect ingredient to include in your beauty regime. Using rose water as a toner is extremely beneficial for oily skin as it helps shrink the pores and restores the pH balance of your skin. And the best thing is, you can easily make rose water at home with just two simple ingredients: Rose petals and distilled water.
How to prepare Rose water?
- Fresh Rose petals
- Distilled water
How to make and use:
Wash rose petals thoroughly to remove any dirt particles and residue. Place the rose petals in a stainless steel pot and pour distilled water over the petals. Add just enough water to cover the petals. Heat the water on a low flame and cover the pot with a lid. Allow the water to steam until the petals have lost their color and the water has taken on the color of rose petals. Turn off the flame. Let it cool down. Strain the water and store it in a spray bottle for easy use. It is suggested to be kept in a refrigerator for longer use.
Spray chilled rose water on your face, two to three times in a day. Chilled rose water is equally beneficial to treat puffy eyes. Dip 2 cotton pads in a rose water and place them over your eyes. Allow it to stay for some time. Rinse off with cold water. Regular use will prevent wrinkles, get rid of fine lines, crow’s feet and lighten dark circles too.
- Rose water work extremely well to keep your skin healthy and grease free. It soothes, nourish and hydrates the skin along with restoring your skin’s natural pH levels.
- It is amazing for sensitive skin because it won’t dry it out.
- Using chilled rose water keeps your skin cool, imparting elasticity in your skin texture and prevents it from acne breakouts.
DIY Rose Face Pack
Don’t know what to do with the leftover rose petals from above? Instead of throwing them away, why not use them to make a perfect rose face pack. Rose petals are herbal, non irritating and widely used in a face pack to rejuvenate your skin and make it glow.
- Rose petals
- 1 tsp. of Fuller’s earth powder ( multani mitti)
- 1 tsp. of Yogurt
How to make and use:
Make a rose petal paste and add 1 teaspoon of fuller’s earth powder and 1 teaspoon of yogurt. Mix all the ingredients together and carefully apply the mixture on the face and also on your neck. Leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash with water. This pack is suitable for sensitive skin.
Another way to use them is, apply rose petals paste below your eyes and relax for 10 minutes. Wash your eyes with cold water. It relieves tired eyes and make them look fresh instantly.
This rose face pack will give you brighter and radiant skin. It makes your dry skin soft and smooth, as the natural oils present in the rose petals moisturize your skin from deep within. Being rich in Vitamin C, it helps to reduce blemishes, treats acne and enhance the radiance of your skin.
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