Five Best Uses of Rose Water for Your Skin And Its Benefits

Rose water needs no introduction. It is one of the most commonly used beauty ingredient all around the world. The fact that it is loaded with anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, soothing and calming properties is what makes it versatile. In addition it is suitable for all skin types therefore making its uses more universal. In this post I am going to list five best uses of rose water for your skin and its benefits.

First of all let’s take a look at some of the benefits of using rose water Five Best Uses of Rose Water for Your Skin

  1. Maintains the PH balance of the skin. Five Best Uses of Rose Water for Your Skin
  2. Soothes and calms irritated skin. Five Best Uses of Rose Water for Your Skin
  3. It helps to tone the skin.
  4. It has anti-bacterial properties therefore aids in healing cuts and wounds.
  5. Hydrates and moisturizes the skin thus giving it that refreshed look.
  6. It has antioxidant properties which help in cell regeneration.

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As a Facial Toner Five Best Uses of Rose Water for Your Skin

In my earlier post on “How to get clear, glowing and healthy skin” I have already mentioned the importance of using a toner. The market is flooded with toners which are loaded with chemicals. Rather than using any of them it is more beneficial to use rose water as a toner for your face. Rose water’s astringent properties help to clean the pores. Also it is gentler on the skin thus making it a perfect fit to be used as a toner.

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Soak a cotton pad with rose water and gently swipe it across your face. This will leave your face clean and energized. Five Best Uses of Rose Water for Your Skin

As a Base for Face Masks Five Best Uses of Rose Water for Your Skin

Incorporating a face mask in your skin care routine is a must and rose water acts as a perfect base for that. Adding rose water to any face mask makes it all the more beneficial. Rose water comes with antioxidant properties and therefore when added to any face mask it adds that youthful glow. Also it can be universally used for all skin types thus making it your best buddy when applying face masks.

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Five Best Uses of Rose Water for Your Skin

Choose any ingredient for your face mask as per your skin needs and add rose water to that as your base. This will give your face a healthy glow with continuous usage.

To Reduce Puffiness under Eyes Five Best Uses of Rose Water for Your Skin

Most of us are prone to puffy eyes because of stress or lack of sleep. Personally I have always had this issue and every time I am troubled with tired puffy eyes I reach out to rose water as a solution. Rose water has anti-inflammatory properties and therefore helps in reducing the swelling under the eyes. Also because it is gentle it is all the more safe to be used around the eyes.

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Store the rose water bottle in refrigerator for a while. Once it is chilled soak two cotton pads with rose water and place it on your eyelids for 15-20 minutes. This will reduce the puffiness and tiredness from your eyes and leave you feeling relaxed.

As a Facial Mist          

Facial mist have always been my favourite and why not? They give a hydration boost to your skin and lock the moisture in your face for a long time. There are all kinds of mists to choose from but I have always gravitated towards using rose water. Rose water’s hydrating and rejuvenating properties makes it a perfect match for your face. In addition to that its aromatic fragrance uplifts your mood immediately.

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Use rose water which comes in a spray bottle and spritz it on your face every time you require that hydration. This will leave you feeling refreshed and hydrated. You can also transfer your rose water into any small spray bottle for this purpose.

As an after shave lotion

Rose water is enriched with soothing properties and therefore can be perfectly used on your body post shaving. Shaving might be a quick fix to your hair removal problem but sometimes it leads to an irritated skin. This is where rose water comes into play. Applying rose water to the irritated skin helps to cool and calm it down. In addition to that it closes your pores and softens the skin.

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Soak a cotton pad with rose water, apply it on the skin and massage gently. This will help to calm down any irritation caused and will leave your skin smelling all rosy.

So there you have it guys five best ways to use rose water for your skin. In conclusion, rose water is your ultimate best friend when it comes to your skin. It has been used since ancient times in everyone’s beauty routine. Incorporating this in your skin care regime is going to give you a healthy skin in the long run. One last tip, always remember to use pure distilled rose water.

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