Just as a red rose symbolizes unblemished beauty from time immemorial, rose water too holds the same magic and charm that bring out the snow white in you. It is believed that ancient Egyptian queen Cleopatra included rose essence in her daily beauty regime.
Onamanorama tells you some amazing ways in which you can include it in your daily beauty regime too:
Rose water is an excellent alternative to those chemical-laden alcohol based toners which are aplenty in market. Apply chilled rose water to your face using cotton balls after cleansing. It hydrates and moisturizes your skin.
Mix rose water and one drop of rose essential oil with a small portion of glycerin to make your own cleanser. This pack removes dirt and oil from your face rendering you that perfect sheen.
» Face pack
Add a few drops of lemon juice to rose water and apply on those areas of your face that has pimples. Keep this pack for half and hour and rinse well with cold water. This pack is effective against removing blemishes and dark spots from your face.
» Lip balm
Grind a few pieces of beetroot with rose water and apply on your lips. Wash off after ten minutes. Doing this regularly this will make your lips pink, soft and supple.
Since rose water has great hydrating properties, it can be mixed with any good quality cream prior to applying on your body to make it more moisturizing. This will also ensure that a light scent will stay on your body for long
» Natural perfume
Add a few drops of rose-essential oil and rose water to your bath. This simple trick will leave you all day with a mesmerizing natural scent and keep body odor at bay.