If there is one significant characteristic of beauty- a perfect combination of scent, color and grace, it’s a Rose!
A celebration of love and heady, sweet scent, richly pigmented color, roses have always been associated with beauty in age-old narratives.
Roses provide incredible therapeutic and beauty benefits.
Carefully pressed and extracted from the rose petal, rose oil has some amazing beauty benefits.
Tens of thousands of rose petals yield just a few drops of rose oil.
Two of the most popular species of roses that are used in skincare are-
1. Rosa damascene
Hailing from Bulgaria , this has a deep potent scent.
2. Rosa centifola
Hailing from Morocco, this has clean sweet scent.
Both the species of these roses are valued for bringing highly beneficial rose oils.
Here are the beauty benefits of Rose Oil-
Rose oil is highly moisturizing, especially for dry mature skin.
Its hydrating properties come from the fatty acids that help to keep the skin walls strong and form an oily layer, so it doesn’t lose water, moisturizing dry, itchy skin.
It is also easily absorbed into the skin, allowing the antioxidants to travel deep into the skin.
Containing an amazing combination of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, rose oil proves to be an antiseptic and a good astringent for the skin.
This makes it excellent for even acne prone skin.
It also has anti- inflammatory properties to help treat redness and swelling.
It helps heal and the refine skin texture, providing health and glow to the skin.
Here are 6 ways you can use rose oil in your beauty routine.
1. Brightening Rose Toner-Mix a few drops of rose oil in a bottle of witch hazel to make a soothing face mist.
2. Beauty boosting day oil-
Equal amounts of Rose oil and geranium oil.
3. Anti-ageing night oil-
3 drop of Rose oil and 2 drops of frankincense oil.
4. Hydrating moisturizer
Few drops of rose oil in a bottle of your daily moisturizer.
5. Soothing face mask
Kaolin clay powder and a few drops of rose oil.
6. Perfumed body oil
Add few drops of rose oil equal amounts of almond oil and roll on your wrists for perfumed body oil.
Oil Extract of this delicate flower, rose, may be used on all skin types, but is exceptionally beneficial for dry, mature and dehydrated skin.
Besides the amazing benefits of innumerable essential oils, rose is always the winner when it comes to beauty.