10 Rose Water Benefits: From Antioxidants to Anti-Aging

10 Rose Water Benefits: From Antioxidants to Anti-Aging

We know rose water’s great for skin and hair but why it’s good and how exactly must you use it, is key! Here are10 amazing skincare and hair care uses of rose water. Did you know the usage of rosewater dates back to early Egypt? Yes, Cleopatra used the natural product in her skincare regime. And how can we not follow the footsteps of the world’s most legendary beauty queen?

1. Rosewater helps maintain the skin’s pH balance, and also controls excess oil.

2. “Rose water has anti-inflammatory properties, helps reduce the redness of irritated skin, get rid of acne, dermatitis and eczema.

3. Rose water helps hydrate, revitalize and moisturize the skin giving it with that refreshed look.

4. Due to its antibacterial properties, rose water also aids in healing scars, cuts and wounds.

5. The antioxidant properties of rose water help to strengthen skin cells and regenerate skin tissues.

6. Rose water helps clean pores and tone the skin. Applying rose water after steaming tightens capillaries, reduces redness and blotchiness.

7. The aroma of roses is said to be a powerful mood enhancer. It rids you of feelings of anxiety and promotes emotional well-being

8. It is known to treat mild scalp inflammations and get rid of dandruff. Rosewater works wonders as a natural conditioner and revitalizes hair growth.

9. The scent of rose water on your pillow also helps you sleep better after a long day, making you wake up refreshed.

10. It also helps aging skin, keeping fine lines and wrinkles at bay.

10 Uses of Rose Water

The best and easiest way to use rose water maybe to apply it at night, to clear all impurities the face has collected through the day.

1. Spritz Away! “A great way to use rosewater is by spritzing it on your face. Rosewater can also be sprayed over makeup to work as a makeup setting product, the mist will leave your face radiant”.

2. Dry and Frizzy Hair? Mix equal parts rosewater and glycerin, apply on the scalp with the help of cotton pads and massage for 10-15 minutes. Let it stay for another 30 minutes and wash off with shampoo.

3. Facial Cleanser: Rose water can be used a cleanser on all skin types. After washing your face with a mild face wash, all you have to do is add a few drops of glycerine to 1 tbsp rose water and apply it on your face.

4. No More Tired Eyes: If you have tired, inflamed eyes – soak a cotton pad in chilled rose water and apply. It helps reduce puffiness under the eyes and get rid of redness.

5. Hair Conditioner: Post shampooing, use a cup of rose water as a final rinse. It helps condition the hair deeply, adding a healthy shine you’ll just love.

6. Facial Toner: Wet a soft cotton ball with chilled rose water and dab it on cleansed skin. Its mild astringent properties help tighten the pores and gently tone the skin.

7. Goodbye Acne: “Mix 1 tbsp of lemon juice with 1 tbsp rose water, apply it on acne and let it stay for 30 minutes. Wash with fresh water and reap the benefits”, says Dr. Rahul Nagar, Dermatologist, Max Hospitals

8. Makeup Remover: Tried and tested, this is the best makeup remover ever. Add a few drops of coconut oil to rosewater on a cotton pad and cleanse your face. The mixture works wonders to wipe off makeup and nourish your skin deeply at the same time.

9. Fair and Lovely: Add 2 tbsp gram flour and mix it with rose water plus lemon juice to make a smooth paste. Apply for 15 minutes to get rid of tanning.

10. Pamper Yourself: Mix rose water with almond oil or regular cream and moisturize your body. “For some extra indulgence, draw yourself a rose-scented bath. It’s considered the best antidote to stress”, recommends Dr. Deepali Bhardwaj, Skincare Expert.

Dulce Osuna

Dulce Osuna has over a decade of dedicated and extensive work experience in television, radio broadcasting and digital media. Whether behind or in front of the camera, Dulce has excelled as a producer, journalist, host, anchor, radio personality and YouTuber|Content Creator. She is a content creator on YouTube with over 200K and 110 Million Reproductions/Views and she is the co-founder and creator of Holahollywood.com, a bilingual entertainment digital magazine.