Beauty Secrets: Why Rosewater is beneficial for you

Posted on: November 22, 2016

Ever tried Rose Water?

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Rose water has been around for centuries. The Romans were the first to realized all the benefits Rose water had to offer. It was said that rose water was used and known for it’s healing powers for over 30 ailments back in the days. Cleopatra would bathe in authentic rose water everyday, it was known to be one of her beauty secrets. Today, rose water and its properties have been known to be quite beneficial for your skin, hair and your overall health. Whether your using it for your face or drinking it, rose water is something you should try if you haven’t already. Let me tell you why.

Rose water is natural, gentle and pure. It contains anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce redness in the skin, acne even eczema.  Rose Water that can be used in different ways and is known to be beneficial for your skin and health.

Rose Water Benefits for your Skin:

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  • Use Rose water as a cleanser to remove excess oil build-up on your skin
  • Unclogs pores
  • Hydrates
  • Soothes
  • Reduced puffy eyes
  • Refreshes your skin with a few spritz of Rosewater throughout the day (great after a workout)
  • Add 2 cups of rosewater to your bath and it will soften and keep you your skin fresh, plus its quite fragrant so you’ll be smelling like roses (who wouldn’t love that)
  • Softens Dry skin
  • Rosewater works as a natural makeup remover
  • Use it as natural make up setting spray
  • It’s a great ingredient for aromatherapy–studies indicated that aromatherapy provides positive results effects for fighting stress, calming for a good nights rest and can help you be more positive
  • Kills any lingering bacteria from your skin
  • Keeps skin glowing and youthful
  • Tightens pores
  • Lightens dark spots
  • Reduces the signs of wrinkles
  • Keeps your skin healthy and plump
  • Anti-aging

Rosewater Benefits for your Health:

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  • Rich in vitamins: A, B3, C, D, and E all good for both your health and skin
  • Studies show Rose essential oils help treat insomnia
  • Drinking rosewater can help you sleep better through the night and keep you calm during your most stressful days
  • Contains antioxidants that not only help fight chronic illness, early signs of aging and mental dementia
  • It’s been said that drinking rosewater can relieve sore throats
  • Drinking rosewater tea can be quite soothing similar to Chamomile tea
  • Relieves upset stomachs
  • Helps with digestion and constipation
  • Rosewater relieves fluid retention and inflammation

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As you can see rose water has many benefits that can be powerful for not only your skin but your overall health. No wonder the Romans and Cleopatra used rose water look at all it can do for us. If you haven’t used Rose water yet I highly recommend that you do. After using rose water i’ve seen many positive effects on my skin and health. Would you try rose water?

How to make Homemade Rosewater:
  • Organic Roses (as many as you like-I used 7 stems)
  • Distilled water (enough to cover the rose petals- I used about 1.5 litres)

How to make Homemade Rosewater Toner: 

Here are a few of my favorite rose water products:

Rose Cleansing Foam Jurique Rose water Fresh Rose Face Mask Herbivore Rose Water

Shop each item by clicking the photo

Please do share your thoughts, I’d love to hear from you. Share your experiences using the hashtag: #SFBBeauty. As always, thanks for reading, following along and supporting my journey.