In this recipe, we’re going to show you how to make this awesome multi-functional homemade rose water.
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Homemade Rosewater is an absolute beauty necessity if you are prone to skin blemishes, acne or blackheads. Our DIY Rosewater helps control oil levels on the skin and is a naturally gentle antiseptic. Consequently it can aid in the kill bacteria on the skin while simultaneously preventing too much sebum and causing over oil production or blocking the pores.
Rosewater is an amazing astringent and facial toner that works in a similar way to witch hazel. It tightens up wrinkles and quite literally ‘tones’.
It’s very gentle and can be used anywhere on the body, it’s great for insect bites, and other irritations. The natural vitamins A and C present in the rose petals leech out into the water to hydrate and protect the skin, as well as keeping it well nourished to give an all natural glow.
This is a really simple way to make a replica, off the counter rose water:
Fill the bottom of the pan with the petals, you’ll need a good few handfuls a few inches deep in the pot. Cover in distilled water over them so they are just about covered.
Allow it to get hot enough to steam some but do not boil. Keep steaming until the petals have lost their color and the water assumed the color of the petals and oil is separating on the surface tension. This will take about an hour.
Strain and squeeze out moisture from the petals themselves, and what you have is rosewater. Add about 4/5ths of rose water to a container (try this too:Fantasea Fine Mist Spray Bottle, 2.5 Ounce) and top the rest up with the aloe juice.
To make to toner more hydrating, add about 3 parts of rose water and 2 parts of aloe and coconut water.
Still can’t be bothered to make it?
Don’t worry, we’ve used this alternative which is really cheap and 100% morrocan rose water with nothing nasty added.
We would certainly advise giving it a go first!
Need something to store your super simple homemade rosewater in?
If you’re looking for something to store it in, look no further than these retro hair spray bottles!
We use these retro looking spray bottles that seal for freshness and have a quality spray nose. In fact, they’re pretty good for a ton of things, but we use them just because it doesn’t clutter our cupboards and it makes hair rosewater recipes look far better! I don’t think we’d make it if it had to go in a bowl with kitchen foil and the like! What else could we put our homemade rosewater in!
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