Beauty Quickie: This week we are discussing the power of the Rose! A gorgeous flower that does more than just make us swoon during date night. For instance, let’s dive into the many benefits of Rose Water for Acne and the overall health of the skin!
Never heard of it? That’s cool, allow us to fill you in real quick. Rose water is EXACTLY what it sounds like. It is a water created by steeping rose petals in water. So basically, it is a liquid made from water and rose petals. BOOM.
Simplistic sounding, we know; HOWEVER do not be fooled. Just because this water sounds so easy peasy; does not mean that there is not much to be gained from using it on your skin. Benefits include:
- Treat and fight acne
- Helps maintain the skin’s PH balance
- Reduce the appearance of redness of irritated skin
- Heals scars
- Hydrates, balances and tones skin
- Pore cleanser
- Sweet fragrant makeup remover
- Soothes razor burn
Whew, quite a list right? However, that is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to getting into the wonders of rose water. Nevertheless, all the hype behind this water is not misplaced.
Rose water contains anti-inflammatory properties that reduces the swelling, discomfort and redness that comes from acne. Additionally, research attests to the fact that rose water contains phenolics as well as Vitamin C. Thus, making it a natural and effective option for defending skin against pimples.
Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that can aid in your skin’s natural regeneration process. Which means it can help in the repair of damaged skin cells. Also, some studies that show that Vitamin C can help prevent as well as treat ultraviolet (UV)-induced photodamage. Therefore, it is a good shield against free radicals, aging and dry skin.
Rose Water for Acne -Bye Bye Oil, Dirt and Clogged Pores
Ready to make your own batch of rose water at home? Well, you can! Being total youtube fanatics (LOL); upon writing up this feature we already had a video or two in mind.
Lucky you (wink, wink). So be sure to hit play below so you can quickly learn how to make a water that is being deemed at the most excellent natural beauty product!
HINT: Short on time? Skip ahead to 45 seconds into this rose water diy video to get right to the nitty gritty. Enjoy loves!
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