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Flower power

  • Published at 04:52 pm February 12th, 2019
Flower power
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Say hello to your skin’s new best friend

What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘rose’? A sweet smelling flower, is that all? But it is actually way more than that. Roses have become unbelievably popular beauty ingredients over the past few years. From skin care products to makeup, the popularity of rose based products is on the increase. Rose based products are a great addition to your beauty routine as they contain active components in their petals that leave your skin flawlessly soft and perfect.  

Here are some properties stating why you should add rose based products to your beauty routine. 

Anti-inflammatory properties

Rose extracts are one of the best anti-inflammatory ingredients. They not only reduce redness of your skin but also calm your skin down. Moreover, they reduce scars. Due to astringent and antibacterial properties, they are perfectly suitable for people with oily and acne prone skin. Vitamin C and E are also contained in rose extracts which stimulate collagen and also moisturize your skin. 

Multiple uses of rose oil 

You can get the best benefit of roses by using them in your essential oils, as it is more concentrated in nature. You can layer rose oil over anything, including your moisturizer, serum or even your foundation for a dewy coverage. 

Fighting dullness 

Rose cell extracts will save your skin from pollution and remove the dullness from your face.  It will condition your skin leaving it moisturized, glowing and also protect your skin from trans-epidermal water loss. It will also protect your skin from airborne pollutants and hydrate your skin the entire day. 

Rose water is a blessing 

Do you know that the sugar and natural oils of rose petals make your skin look smoother and softer just like the petals by trapping moisturizer? Using rose water in your daily cleanser and moisturizer will not only relax your skin with the sweet and fresh fragrance but also restore your skin’s pH level. You can also use rose water as your toner for your everyday use. Due to its antibacterial properties rose water will clean all the dirt, impurities, makeup and residue from your face leaving it moisturized. Moreover, you’ll also feel fresh. 

Rose mask in preventing rosacea 

The anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties of rose water will help you in preventing rosacea. It will smoothen your face and remove the red patchy part from your skin. 

Relaxing petal steam 

Mix the rose petals in a small pot of water and let it simmer until the petals have turned white. Let the water gently cool down and allow the steam to breathe into your pores. This will relax your face. You can also store the rest of the unused water into a plastic dispenser for using it anywhere, any time for a refreshing feel.

Natural makeup remover 

Having trouble in removing your makeup at the end of the day? Nothing to worry about if you have faith i,n rose extracts. Dip a cotton pad into some rose extracts and gently wipe off your eye makeup. You’ll not only be removing your makeup but also moisturize your skin at the same time. By doing this your skin’s texture and appearance will be changed, adding nourishment to your beautiful,   soft skin. 

Soothing a sunburn 

We all have to go through this problem more or less at some point in our lives. Most of us will search for aloe vera or menthol to remove the sun tan but they hardly know that rose extract can help us here too. You can mix these popular sun remedies, such as aloe vera and menthol along with rose oil to get better results. This will reduce the painful burn on your face and leave you tension free after spending too much time under the sun.

Replenishing your skin 

Rose essence will help you to replenish your skin adding a natural glow to it. For this reason, rose essences are often considered a magical necessity. Rose sheet masks will also brighten up your complexion without any trouble. 

Anti-wrinkle ingredient 

Roses are popularly known for its ability to fight against premature skin aging. Roses have regenerative power which effectively prevents wrinkles. You can regularly use rose water and see the drastic difference quickly. 

Be it for dry, sensitive or any other skin type, rose extracts will give your skin a new life by removing all the skin problems. So embrace rose skin care products, because it’s your skin’s new best friend.