Roses are well-known for their beauty benefits. They make our skin soft and glowing. Rose face packs and facials are already on Wiseshe. You can also make your own rosewater at home following a lovely tutorial on Wiseshe as well. The fragrant roses have anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Roses are moisturizing and also tone the skin.
This post is about some interesting uses of rose petals to enhance your beauty.
Rose Petals Face Pack
Soak fresh rose petals in water for one hour. Take them out and crush to make a paste. To this paste add yoghurt, lemon juice and honey. Slather this pack on face and neck. Leave for 15-20 minutes and then rinse-off with cold water. This face pack is great for all skin types. You will discover your glow soon.
Rose Petals Moisturizer
Take a cup of pure almond oil, 1/2 cup beeswax. 3/4 cup rosewater and glycerine mixture, 1/4 tsp. benzoin tincture and 5 drops essential oil of your choice. Take the beeswax and almond oil in a saucepan. Heat and melt. When these two are properly mixed, remove the pan from heat and add the mixture of glycerine and rosewater. Blend well and add benzoin at the end. You can store this moisturizer for 6 months in an airtight container. Benzoin tincture is used as a preservative and is easily available in the market.
Rose Petals Face Mask
For this mask you will need 5-6 rose petals, 2 tsp. oatmeal, 1 tsp. honey and 1 tbsp. milk. Shred the petals and mix with the rest of the ingredients. Apply this mask on cleansed face and leave for 15 minutes. Wash-off with cold water. This mask unclogs pores and gives you glowing skin.
Rose Petals Perfume
Take 35-40 rose petals and soak them in water for 2 minutes. Then strain the water but do not discard it. Crush the petals. Now add the rose petals in the same strained water and strain again after a few minutes. Keep repeating this step until the water turns dark red in colour. Remember to squeeze petals very well during each strain. Now your very own rose perfume is ready. It is not an apparel perfume so be careful. You will smell heavenly whenever you use this scent.
Rose Petals Shampoo
Rosewater is great for hair. It nourishes scalp and removes dandruff. It keeps hair strong and reduces breakage. You can make rose shampoo at home. Mix three eggs with 1/4 cup of rum and 1/4 cup rose water. Use this mixture as shampoo to get clean and soft hair. You can add rose water in a mug of water and use it as the last rinse for shiny hair.
Do you use rose in your beauty care routine?
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