Beauty: The mystical powers of Rose Water

This post is very close to my heart, every girl wants to feel beautiful and the first place to start is your skin. Rose water has magical powers and can be used for everything from head toe. Rose water is basically the leftover liquid remaining when rose petals and water are distilled together. It can be used for the following:

  • Beauty Skin Care:

Rose water is used for facial or skin treatment. It’s used as a facial cleanser, prevents aging, can be used as a moisturizer. Rose water cleanses the skin and is also a skin toner. For any eye pain or fatigue, gently dip a cloth in rose water and place it on your eyelids for a soothing feeling that helps cool your eyes. Rose water is also an astringent which reduces redness or inflammation of skin.

  • Drinking Rose water:

Rose water has flavonoids, anti-oxidants, tannins and essential vitamins like A, C, D, E and B3. Rose water is a mild sedative and anti-depressant. It helps relieve nervous tension.

  • Medicinal uses:

Rose water is a well-known for its natural healing properties as a good anti-septic, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory product. It’s also a healing agent can be used as sunburns, rub over the affected area or when taking a bath just add a few drops and relax. Apply over insect bites like mosquito bites that will stop the itchy feeling.

  • Hair Care:

Rose water strengthens the roots, prevents hair loss and revitalizes the scalp, can be used as a natural hair spray and hair conditioner,helps with split ends and dry, frizzy hair.

How to make rose water: It’s made using damask roses, when you want to make your own rose water the  type of roses you can use are most of the purple shaded varieties, such as Angel Face and Sterling Silver. All you need to do is store fresh rose petals in a jar filled with distilled water and place them in the sun for a few days.

Rose water really is magical. I have been using it for 3 months now and my skin feels and looks great. It’s suitable for any skin type and works for almost anything, its ancient but if you want the best results you have to go back to the basics! Nature is very mystical and can solve most of our problems or heal them.

*Silky Duchess*

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