Rose water is distilled water of fresh rose petals that you can make at home easily. Learn step by step process to make rosewater for face and glow naturally.
Rose! When I listen to this name, I feel its essence and fragrance taking me to heaven. And I know sometimes it happens with you also. So, today I will tell you how to make rosewater for face.
No doubt, from The Ancient Times, rose water was the secret of most of the beauty queens. And today also, it is the most common and wonderful beauty product that provide many health benefits to skin and body.
There are several beauty brands which promote rose water for skin care. But it’s not easy to trust the genuineness of rose water of different beauty brands because of availability of synthetic rose oil that can harm skin.
Well beauties, leave the synthetic rose water and make it yourself at home. Through this article, I will explain to you how to make rosewater at home easily.
How To Make Rosewater For Face:
Pure rose water is distilled water of roses which you can prepare by steaming of rose petals, but it should be fresh. It’s better to make rose water when you actually need it or either you can store it in the refrigerator but not for a long time.
- Fresh rose petals
- Distilled water
- small pot
- Air tight container
Step by Step Process To Make Rosewater At Home:
Collect some fresh rose from your garden, but make sure they should be free from pesticides or chemicals. Try to collect roses in morning.
Now cut the leaves and stem of roses. Pluck the petals, and collect them in a clean jar and wash them properly to remove dirt and bugs from rose petals.
Take a large pot, and add distilled water into it. If distilled water is not there then you can use filtered water instead but water should be free from bacteria. Now, place freshly washed rose petals in a pot containing distilled water. Water quantity should be enough to cover the petals. Don’t add too much water as much water can diluted rose water.
Cover this pot properly with a lid and allow it to simmer on a low flame for about 40 minutes. Steam this water until color of rose petals transferred into water and petals become white or light color. After steaming, you will notice that rose oils floating on the surface of the water.
Now strain this rose water through a strainer and collect it in an air tight jar. Keep this jar in the refrigerator and use it to freshen your face and body.
10 Ways To Use Rose Water For Face And Hair Care:
Rose water is effective face cleanser or makeup remover. Take a cotton ball and soak it in rose water and rub it on your face gently to remove dirt from face.
Mix with face packs:
This is one of the best use of this rose water. You can add rose water in any of powdered face packs to enhance its cleansing properties. You will feel glowing and smoothie skin.
Rose water is a natural toner that will close the open pores and give a pleasant floral fragrance. Use it with a cotton ball.
Add glycerin in rose water. Now soak cotton balls in this mixtures, and apply gently on your face. Let it get dry and wash after 5 minutes. Easy and simple way to boost charm on your face and skin.
One of the best cleanser for acne treatment. Use soaked cotton balls softly on acne, scars and other skin irritations to get rid of them.
If you want to glow naturally then rose water is a perfect choice. Regular use of rose water at night can lighten your skin tone and remove dark spots, pigmentation, acne marks and under eye dark circle.
Treat sunburn and tanning skin:
Mix lemon juice with rose water and apply it on affected area to get rid of tanning and sunburn. If you have dry skin then you can add glycerin also.
For dry and dull hair:
You can use rose water in hair care also. While preparing hair pack for dry hair, add an equal amount of rose water, vitamin E oil, and jojoba oil and massage your hair. After 2, 3 hours wash your hair with fresh water. You will feel your hair become soft, silky and shiny.
Dark circles of eyes:
Soak cotton balls in rose water and place it gently under eye for few seconds so that skin can absorb rose water. Use this twice a day, after 2, 3 days you will realize that the dark circles are gradually decreasing and your skin is glowing. You can also check some more effective way to get rid of dark circles here.
Lighten up lip:
Dark lip is one of the common problems. Lipstick, lip gloss and other chemical products making it dark and stealing its pinky color. Regular use of rose water will heal this problem and lighten up lip tone by making it pink naturally.