Many people see the beauty of the rose as a symbol of love. The rose, this beautiful delicate flower is a flower more famous than any other in the whole world. Rose is a popular ingredient in skin care — and with good reason! Extracts of this delicate flower may be used on all skin types and are often included in products for dry, sensitive, oily or combination skin. Containing a complex array of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, rose has excellent emollient properties for moisturizing dry skin; it also offers antiseptic and astringent properties to treat acneic/oily skin, as well as anti-inflammatory properties that help treat redness and inflammation. Rose can also help refine skin texture, controlling skin diseases such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Rose is also extremely hydrating so it works great as a moisturizer. This amazing flower also has anti-septic properties and makes a great cleanser, removing oil, dirt and other contaminants that reside deep within the skins pores. All around this is a great all natural beauty product that can replace your cleanser, toner and moisturizer! You get all three in one.
Rose also possesses aromatherapy properties that calm and soothe and help keep skin soft and moisturized. It naturally contains retinol (vitamin A), which may help treat lines and wrinkles and other visible signs of aging. Thus we can summarise that Rose is wonderful because it is very versatile and can be used to treat dry wrinkled skin to oily acne prone skin. It prevents aging by tightening skin pores and even reducing wrinkles!
This is a post on three DIY face pack recipes one each for individual skin type- Dry, Oily and Combination using one common ingredient-Rose. Lets start with the face pack recipe for dry skin:
- 10-12 Rose Petals.
- 1 teaspoon Oats.
- 6-7 Almonds.
- Honey as per need.
Grind oats, almonds and rose petals in small jar of mixer grinder. Took it out in a bowl. Roll it with 5-6 drops of honey or the quantity of honey as per your preference, bind them to form a smooth paste and apply it all over your face avoiding eye and lips area. If you find difficulty in properly applying this face pack you can mix it with besan for better application. Leave it for 15-20 minutes then rinse it off with lukewarm water and to acknowledge the glow on your face. Use it twice a week for beautiful skin.
Benefits of Rose I’ve already mentioned, Oats calm down the skin and smoothens the skin texture. Almonds and honey help in keeping skin hydrated, soft and shiny. A very effective face mask for dry skin, post using this pack you’ll find-
- Pores: Tightened
- Skin : Moisturised and supple
- Glow : Perfect rosy one.
- Dull and dead skin layer: Poof..vanished since this face pack can also be used as a scrub to cleanse and exfoliate your skin.
FACE PACK RECIPE FOR COMBINATION SKIN USING ROSE:
First dry roast whole green gram( hari moong daal with chhilka) and make fine powder of it using grinder. Take half teaspoon of this powder mix it with curd and crushed rose petal. Avoiding eye and lips area apply it all over your face. After 15-20 minutes wash it off and dab rose water using a cotton ball all over your face. Use it twice or thrice a week.
Curd clarifies the skin and remove tan. Green gram makes skin smooth and youthful while minimising skin problems like acne, spots, dry patches or wrinkles. It is mild enough to be used as a daily face cleansing agent. The pack instantly cleans the face and gives a nice glow to the skin. The skin feels soft and smooth neither drying nor greasy. If you have dry patches or occasional zitts on your face this face pack effectively clears them all. Over a period of time you will see an overall improvement in skin texture and reduction in tanned skin.
6-7 Rose Petals.
Half teaspoon Fuller’s earth/ Multani Mitti( I use FE Multani Mitti ubtan for added benefits).
8-10 drops of Rose water.
Crush rose petals finely, mix it with Multani Mitti and Rose water to form a paste. Apply it all over face leaving eye and lip area. Don’t let it completely dry, rinse it off while it is semi dry and apply a gentle moisturizer on the skin to seal the benefit of this wonder face pack.
Multani mitti is very effective for glowing skin as well as improving the texture of the skin. It also makes skin radiant by removing acne and blemishes to a great degree. It is well capable of removing all the impurities from your skin so that your pores are not clogged anymore. Rosewater is gentlest of all the astringents and is a boon for aging skin and helps to keep fine lines and wrinkles at bay. This is such a face pack that gives your skin freedom from the acne and soars with the brightness and lightens the skin too. All the ingredients bring the radiance and acts against towards the blemishes and zits as well.
Now that you’re aware of some wonderful rosewater benefits as well as its easy recipe, lets peep outside our windows in our nurseries/gardens. This winters we have lots of roses there, so why not lets pluck some roses and prepare face pack as per the requirement of our skin type. Am sure these face mask works well for all of you and gives all benefits which other chemical products doesn’t gives. Till next time, stay gorgeous.
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