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5 Ways to Use Rosewater for Glowing Skin!

Dr. Aisha Humaira

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Rosewater is one of the essential beauty products to have. It is made of all natural ingredients so you can use it whenever you want without having to worry about chemicals damaging your skin. It gives your skin a natural glow and is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties. You can use it without hesitation, no matter what your skin type you have and it would still be beneficial. Here are some of the ways to use rosewater for glowing skin and other amazing benefits!

Mix It with Your Moisturizer

Rose water has anti-inflammatory properties and it is one the best products since it doesn’t have chemicals and it keeps your skin hydrated, fresh and glowing. It is the best product to use with the night creams. Night creams are ultra-hydrating and provide deep nourishing to the skin. It is a more effective moisturizer than day creams and certainly more effective.

  • Adding rose water to your favorite moisturizer locks in the moisture
  • Keeps your skin really fresh
  • Keeps your skin super hydrated.

Use It as a Cleanser

Rose water can also be used as an effective skin toner. You can either mix it with a skin toner or use it alone.  Using it as a toner would:

  • ive you a soft and clean skin, making it more flawless.
  • It would gently remove makeup, oil, dirt, and pollutants to give your skin a natural glow and to keep it fresh and healthy.
  • Since it is all-natural, people with sensitive and rosacea-prone skin can use it as well.

Use It as an Antioxidant and Anti-Acne

Rose water also has antioxidant properties which strengthen skin cells and regenerates the skin tissues. It also works as an anti-aging formula. It also has antibacterial properties which can  help control acne. Some anti-acne properties and benefits of rosewater include:

  • It helps hydrate, revitalize and moisturize the skin giving it refreshing
  • By maintaining the skin’s PH and controlling excess oil, it helps keep the oil-producing glands working normally, thereby preventing acne. Works as a long-term acne treatment.
  • An acne-free you wouldn’t have to sit long hours in the dermatologist’s office!

Rose water to reduce under-eye puffiness

Some of the many reasons causing eye puffiness are allergies, stress, eye, fatigue and lack of sleep. The puffiness or swelling is an indication of fluids collected under the eye area. This swelling along with discoloration is clearly visible because the skin around the eyes is thin. It can easily be tackled by applying a cold compress or spray.

Hydration, revitalization and moisturizing the skin are some of the benefits of rose water. Additionally, it also reduces redness in the skin due to its anti-inflammatory property. Rose water can be applied, without any worry, on the under-eye area that is sensitive. With a spray of rose water, puffy eyes will brighten up and look refreshed.

Rose water has an easy solution for tired eyes due to lack of sleep. Put a water of rose water in the fridge to cool for a while. Then soak two cottons pad in it and put them on your eyelids. Keep them there for as much time as you are willing and relish the calming pleasure around the eyes. It aids in reducing the eye puffiness and gives instant relaxation to tired eyes.

Rose Water as skin toner

In order to keep the skin healthy and glowing it is recommended to have a regular skin care routine for cleansing and moisturizing. Generally, toning is ignored, but it is also important because it all the substances missed by the cleanser, like oils, dirt and debris. Therefore, toner is helps cleanse the skin and completely and regulates the pH balance.

As mentioned, pure rose water is naturally gentle and aids in regulating the pH balance of the skin. It also cleans the pores of oil and dirt, because of its astringent properties, toning the skin more. Problems like blackheads, whiteheads, acne and pimples, as well as extra oil, can be avoided with everyday use of rose water. Chemical based toners might dry out the skin, therefore, it is recommended to use rose water as a toner instead.

Rose water can be used as an all-natural skin toner that has calming properties. It should be applied to the face and allowed to settle in the pores. If you do this then the lasting rose aroma will lift your mode and your face will feel refreshed.

But alas! Not all skin concerns can be cured with just a sprinkle of rosewater! For other major or minor skin concerns, can book an appointment with a top Dermatologist in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad through oladoc.com, or call our helpline at 042-3890-0939 for assistance to find the RIGHT Doctor for all your skin problems.

Disclaimer: The contents of this article are intended to raise awareness about common health issues and should not be viewed as sound medical advice for your specific condition. You should always consult with a licensed medical practitioner prior to following any suggestions outlined in this article or adopting any treatment protocol based on the contents of this article.

Dr. Aisha Humaira - Author Dr. Aisha Humaira is a dermatologist based in Karachi. She offers a whole range of services including laser hair removal, acne treatment, dermatology, fat freezing, PRP and others.

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