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The Truth About Rosewater

PJ Johnson, Oh It’s Natural, Owner

08 March 2018

Rose Water 

Is a miracle product brought to us by nature. It has lots of naturally good things like the Vitamin A and C and it has antioxidants that help in reviving tired skin and giving it a glowing complexion. Rose is a natural astringent with anti-inflammatory qualities, as well as being excellent for hydrating and rejuvenating the skin. Oh It’s Natural only uses pure Rose Water in our Rosie Cheeks refreshing mist.

Fresh Rose Petals.

Top 10 Rose Water Benefits for Skin

1. Use It As A Setting Spray-  Goodbye to MAC Fix Plus!
Rose water works amazingly as a makeup setting spray. These days you can get rose water in a spray bottle. Keep it on your vanity table and spritz a little bit after you have finished doing your makeup and it will set it into place. It is the best thing to use if you feel that your foundation is a bit powdery or too matte, it will give you a very nice healthy and dewy finish.

2. Use it to remove your makeup:
Pour a little on a cotton ball and gently rub in a circular motion on the face and around the eyes to gently remove makeup.

3. Use As A Cleanser: 
Rose water can be used as a gentle facial cleanser. Make your own by mixing one cup of rose water, 2 teaspoons of glycerin and 10 drops of rose essential oil.  The essential oil will add to the cleansing properties of this rose water cleanser as well as help preserve it.

4.  Use As A Toner:
It can be used as a natural facial toner because rose water helps to absorb excess oil from the skin without leaving a drying effect.  Make your own by combining 1 1/4 cups of rose water, eight drops of glycerin and 3/4 cup of witch hazel in a dark glass bottle (this is important because you do not want light to affect the mixture).  Shake the bottle well before use, and apply daily with cotton balls or swabs.  Rose water toner is perfect to combat acne.

5. Use As An Anti-Wrinkle Agent:
Apply rose water to your face to tighten pores and prevent wrinkles.  Acting as an astringent with anti-inflammatory agents, the rose water will help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

6. Use For Irritated Eyes:
Using makeup and eye-shadows regularly can make your eyes feel dry and irritated. Rose water is very effective for irritation, redness and inflammation of eye. Put 2-3 drops in the eye 2-3 times a day.

7. Get Rid Of Excessively Dry or Oily Skin:
Rose water helps to balance the pH of the skin, helping to control both dry and oily skin and can soothe many types of dermatitis.

8. Get rid of Acne & Black Heads:
Rose water is also used to treat pimples and to get rid of blackheads. The rose petals have anti-bacterial properties and are soothing to the skin. Mix rose water with lemon juice and applying to the skin twice a week . Another way to use rose water is to boil petals in water and steam the face for ten minutes.

9. Get Rid Of Itchy Scalp & Induce Hair Growth:
As  rose water is anti-inflammatory and reduces dryness it it really good for dry itchy scalp. Rinse your head with rosewater mixed in water. It also nourishes the hair and induces hair growth by increasing the blood flow.

10. Use To Relieve Headaches:
Use a little bit of rose water on a cotton ball and apply around the eyes, forehead and temples to soothe headaches.

“Rosewater helps to balance the pH of the skin, helping to control both dry and oily skin and can soothe many types of dermatitis”

Try a DIY Rosewater Recipe 

n a small clean pot, bring the spring water to a boil (I measured a little more water than would fit in my 4oz spray bottle)
• Next, add in a handful of dried red rose petals (you can use fresh but make sure they are fragrant and not sprayed with chemicals)
• Cover the pot and gently simmer the rose petals until they lose their color
• Turn off the heat and let the rose water cool completely
• Once cool, strain the rose water in the nut milk bag in the glass bowl
• Pour the strained rose water into a spritzer bottle
• Use daily and often! Will keep for 7 days at room temperature or up to a month in the fridge

Another great way to try my Rosie Cheeks Rosewater Mist Handmade with you mind. Shop the webstore today!

 

A word from PJ:

Just like all good things, improvement takes time, whether you’re looking to clear breakouts or just reduce the amount of oily shine on your skin. A good skin care routine tailored to your oily skin type will help you do just that. Don’t hesitate to contact Princess if you need help.

 

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