There’s a reason we use Rose in so many of our products. More than just a sweet-smelling flower (although their scent is a natural mood-booster), rose petals contain a valuable oil that hydrates, soothes and tones the skin. It’s nothing new either – rose petals have been prized for their beauty benefits for centuries (with that claim to fame, they must be doing something right). So, what exactly makes roses so powerful? Our experts fill us in on the best Rose skin care benefits.
Rose essential oil - extracted from the petals - is an emollient. It has hydrating properties and strengthens the skin’s natural barrier, helping to prevent moisture loss. Moisture Plus Rare Rose Serum and Moisture Plus Rare Rose Cream are some of our best Rose skin care products – try incorporating them into your daily skin care ritual to experience hydrated, healthy-looking skin.
Rose extract contains antioxidants to protect the skin from environmental aggressors. When used in skin care, Rose extract helps your skin to combat and recover from the damage caused by pollution. It’s also high in vitamins A and C, which helps to keep skin firm and supple. What’s more, vitamin C helps to brighten skin, even out skin tone and reduce the appearance of pores - boost the results with a weekly Rose-based mask, such as our Rose Moisture Plus Moisturising Cream Mask.
Rose extract helps to reduce redness and calm the skin for a more even-toned complexion and is great for rebalancing dry, irritated and sensitive skin. And it’s not just Rose extract that does wonders for your skin – rosewater tones the skin and shrinks the appearance of pores without drying it out (there’s a reason our Rosewater Balancing Mist has such a cult following).
Not only is smelling beautiful fragrances a pleasant experience but they can have a powerful and immediate effect on our wellbeing. Rose is known to reduce stress and create a sense of calm (in fact, rose petals are used in Ayurvedic medicine to promote relaxation), so think of applying rose-infused products as a form of self-care. Try diffusing Pure Rose Essential Oil at home to reap even more benefits of this powerful botanical. Treat your complexion to the skin-loving goodness of Rose. Shop our Rose skin care range here.