Most of us are just obsessed with the rose fragrance. We all are aware that how rose works wonder on our skin and hair. It helps to moisturize the skin , fight the acne, toner and also nourish the scalp. It also controls the excess oil secretion and maintain the PH balance of the skin. Today we would be discussing about few more ways to use rose petals in our beauty regimen.
Ways To Use The Rose Petals In Your Beauty Regimen:
You must have heard how rose water acts magically as a toner on our skin. There are many brands in the market which offers rose water toner. But today we are going to prepare a home made toner by using rose petals. The recipe is very simple. You would need one cup of a crushed rose petals, 3/4th cup of a witch hazel and few drops of glycerin. Nix all the ingredients together and stain it. Store the liquid in the spray bottle. Your refreshing rose water toner is ready to use. You can use this in your daily CTM routine. Rose petals and witch hazel acts as an astringent and hence works effectively in controlling the oil secretion as well as on pores. Glycerin takes care of hydrating the skin.
This is one of the very easy method to include rose petals in our skin care routine. We would prepare the homemade scrub by suing the rose petals. We would need few rose petals and grounded oats. You would need to soak rose petals in water for about 20 minutes . Now grind the rose petals and oats together to get a thick paste. Now use this mixture as a scrub. The mixture of oats and rose petals gently exfoliate the skin keep the dry flaky skin at bay. It also sooth the irritated skin.
3. Rose And Lavender Bath
Who doesn’t love to enjoy the calming and relaxing bath specially when you have rose petals to sooth your senses. Next time when you take a bath don’t forget to keep the rose petals and dried lavender handy. Put these two in a muslin bag and seal it by using a thread. Now soak this bag in your bath water for at least 10 minutes. After that enjoy your relaxing bath. You can also add a cup of raw milk for additional benefits.
4. Facial Mask
Lets make a simple but effective facial mask by using rose petals now. To prepare this you would need rose petals, Rose water, one tablespoon of yogurt and one tablespoon of raw honey. Mix all the ingredients well and make a thick mask. Now apply this mask all over your face and let it sit for at least 20 minutes. Wash off afterwards with cold water. Rose water and Rose petals help to nourish your skin while yogurt and honey moisturize the skin and lighten it. This mask is suitable for all skin types.
How about preparing the natural sunscreen at home to protect our skin from harsh UV rays? Sounds interesting ? Lets proceed then. We would need Cucumber Juice, Glycerin and Rose Petals. Mix all the ingredients together and store in a bottle. Apply this mixture all over your face before you heading out in the sun. Rose water contains Vitamin C which helps to block the sun ray. Cucumber contains mild bleaching properties which helps to reverse the sun damage with regular usage and get rid of uneven skin tone. Glycerin helps to nourish your skin.