Natural Beauty and Health Benefits of Rose Petals

Who said a rose can only be used to woo your beloved? No woman existing today can hate roses. They are beautiful, fresh and romantic flowers. Women have been using rose petals since centuries to soothe their mind and body. In fact, it is said that ancient Greeks and Romans used rose petals to perfume their baths. Rose water is still being used in many beauty products due to its refreshing fragrance and enhancing benefits to the skin.

Here's looking at the beauty benefits of this fragrant flower and how you can include rose water, rose oil and rose petals in your skin and hair care routine.

To the Hair: Rose water is great for your hair as it heals the itchy and flaky areas of your scalp. Moreover, it improves blood circulation and promotes hair growth. It can be used as a conditioner as it revitalizes the hair. It helps controlling dandruff and inflammation. It boosts the scalp and health of the hair, and makes them strong and flexible with minimum breakage.

Moisturizing: The natural oils found in roses help lock moisture into the skin. This results in your skin feeling smooth and soft. Rose is especially beneficial for those with sensitive skin because the sugars in its petals create a soothing feeling.

Acts as Sunscreen: A rich source of vitamin C, rose petals act as an excellent sunblock. Make a lotion by mixing cucumber juice, glycerin and rose water and apply it on your skin before heading out in the sun.

After Sun Body Spray: Crush 10-15 Tulsi (holy basil) leaves and add it to 200ml of rose water. Store this liquid in a spray bottle and refrigerate. After a long tired sunny day, spray this mist all over your body skin to calm it. This prevents the adverse effects of sun burn and helps in healing the redness of the skin.

To the Eyes: Rose water is very effective in soothing tired and fatigued eyes. It is good for those people who spend long hours in front of a computer for work. Soak think swabs of cotton in rose water and put them on your eyes to prevent dark circles. Applying rose water to the eyes brings a sparkle to the eyes and makes them look stunning and healthy.

Skin Toner: Rose water is considered to be a natural toner for your skin. It helps tighten pores and restore supplements for a glowy complexion. Once you return home from work, take a swab of cotton dipped in rose water and gently wipe your face in a circular motion. This will help get rid of the dirt as well as makeup. Unlike conventional alcohol-based toners, rose leaves skin feeling smooth, not dried out.

Staining Lip Pack: This is simple, yet an easy DIY to do. Cut beetroot into small pieces, dry it in sun and powder it until it becomes fine powder. Mix a teaspoon of rose water to this beetroot powder to make your lip pack. Apply this evenly over your lips and wash if off after 15 minutes. This process instantly brings a soft pink color stain to your lips and also helps in making pink naturally.

For Curing Stress: The fragrance of the roses is a very effective de-stressor and helps to release stress instantly. Rose water and rose oils are used in spas and aroma therapy as they help to fight stress and lift the mood. Rose water and oils are used in soaps, shower gels and aromatic incense sticks to cure people with hypertension and stress. Apart from being a detox for your body, it will also help you sleep better. The amazing aroma of roses helps them to keep depression away.

Helps Fight Acne: Rose water provides a wide range of benefits to the skin. The anti-bacterial properties found in rose makes it amazing for fighting acne and breakouts. It is very good in purifying the skin and protects if from bacterial infections. Rose water can also help soothe irritated skin and reduce its redness. It is also known to heal skin ailments like eczema and psoriasis.

Rosewater and Creams: Few drops of rosewater can be added to the daily cream you use as it will help the skin become soft and supple.

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