Rosewater as a Toner and Cleanser
Rosewater can be used on its own as a soothing toner and cleanser or combined with other ingredients. According to Jeanne Ricci in “Yoga Journal,” make a rosewater toner by combing 3/4 cup of rosewater with 2/3 cup witch hazel and six drops of glycerine. Then blend and shake.http://www.ebiochem.com/
It also helps to ease reddened and inflamed skin and is safe to use on children and babies and the elderly.
Rosewater for Skin Conditions
Rosewater also maintains the pH balance of the skin. It stimulates the regeneration process and has a calming effect on acne, dermatitis and eczema. Regular use of rosewater will help to prevent these conditions from occurring and to soothe the skin when they do occur. It also has the same quality as the more powerful rose essential oil, in that it can help heal scars, small cuts and wounds as well as prevent scarring.
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Rosewater can also be used in an atomiser and sprayed on the face and body as a cooling spray.http://www.ebiochem.com/
Added to a warm bath, rosewater is beneficial in both calming the skin, and the spirit, helping to ease stress and anxiety. According to Rosewater.co.uk, legend has it that one of Cleopatra’s beauty secrets was that she washed her face with rosewater.