How to Protect and Get Glowing Skin in Summers with Rose water
Apr 23, 2015 - Nida Safdar -
Rose water has been used in beauty and skin care from centuries and has some amazing benefits. It has anti-inflammatory properties which helps reduce redness and heal irritated skin. It's natural astringent close open pores while cleaning extra oil and dirt from clogged pores. It is supposed to be a best natural toner which literally tones and maintain pH balance of your skin. It also tightens and rejuvenate the skin, protecting against wrinkles and aging. Rose water is equally beneficial for all skin types. If you have dry skin it moisturize and soothes the dry itching skin.
There are so many benefits of rose water and every body can use it and benefits from it. In this post i will mention few of it's uses and tips which help your skin fight against hot and humid weather and get glowing and fresh skin.
Using before makeup to make it last long
Make cubes of rose water and keep them in your freezer. Before doing your makeup rub these iced cubes on your face for minute or two to close open pores and if you have any redness it will calm the redness. It also moisturize and smooth the skin so you do not need extra moisturizer.
Using as setting spray
When you finish your makeup spray rose water to lock in your makeup. It will make it last long while giving you amazing rose scent. Keep your rose water in spray bottle to work better with it or buy it in spray bottle which is easily available now a days.
Using as Makeup Remover
To clean your makeup mix rosewater with any essential oil to create a solution. Pour some amount on cotton ball and gently remove your makeup. It will clean makeup, dirt or any other impurities on your face. It will also help reduce inflammation caused of heat and sun and soften fine lines.
Using it as Toner
After removing your makeup use your iced rose water cubes as toner which will balance pH of your skin and leave a refreshing and relax feeling to your tired face giving it instant brightness. It also help reduce wrinkles and fine lines.
Using it for natural Sunblock
Add few drops in aloe vera gel and apply on face before going out in the sun. This pack will protect your face from harmful rays of sun and keep the required amount of moisture locked in your face.
Using it in Face pack
Mix rosewater in fullers earth and make a paste, apply this paste on your face for 10 to 15 minutes and in mean time put cotton balls soaked in rose water on your eyes to relax them. Wash your face while rubbing off this mask it will give you instant glow while cleaning your face. It will remove impurities and close open pores from your skin and rejuvenates it.
Using it to get clean and shiny hair
Add rosewater to your shampoo or use it after shampooing your hairs. It has antiseptic qualities which will soothe an irritated scalp, getting rid of dryness and dandruff while making your hairs shiny and nice scented.
Using for tanned lips
Mix rosewater it in beetroot powder dried in sun and make a paste. Apply this paste on lips for 15 minutes and then wash off. This pack will lighten your lip color and make them look more pink.
Using it to Relax and Aromatherapy
The scent of rosewater helps you relax and feel better. You can use it during bath as aromatherapy to relax from tired day or pour it on cotton ball and rub on your forehead and around eyes to combat headaches.
Overall rosewater can be a holy grail for every one with having so many benefits, i specially love to use it summers. I hope this post will be useful for many of you. Do tell me how you prefer to use rosewater for your skin.