* Rosewater works to soothe and tone the complexion
* Roses not only smell good but do good for skin too
* Rosehip Oil replenishes and leaves a silky smooth finish
A super popular ingredient in skincare as of late, roses have indeed earned their place in beauty products. From facial sprays to oils to masking, rose-infused skincare comes in all shapes and sizes.
Known for its extraordinary anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, high-end and affordable brands alike have been touting the benefits of roses and we have listed a few of our favorites below.
1. Mario Badescu Rosewater Spray
Mario Badescu Rosewater Facial Spray is a refreshing, hydrating mist usable anytime and anywhere. This popular spray contains herbal extracts and rosewater and is great for a mid-afternoon spritz to refresh your makeup, add some hydration should your face feel tight and uncomfortable, and it’s ideal for a quick refresh on road trips. Other uses include spraying into your day and night creams for increased moisture and as your last step in your makeup routine to keep skin looking dewy and fresh.
2. Badger Rose Beauty Balm
The Damascus Rose Beauty Balm by Badger is a super-emollient and antioxidant-rich treatment for all skin types. Ideal for face, neck, hands, under the eyes or any area that needs some extra attention, this beauty balm will keep your skin soft, smooth and moisturized.
3. Radha Rosehip Oil
Radha’s Rosehip Oil provides the skin with a rich source of antioxidants and essential fatty acids to help counteract the drying effects of sun exposure and other environmental elements that can lead to signs of aging and skin damage. Made with 100% Organic Rosehip Oil, this generous 4 oz. treatment will help reduce wrinkles and fine lines, stretch marks, scars and is suitable for all skin types.
4. Taylor of Old Bond Street Rose Shaving Cream
Taylor of Old Bond Street is bringing back the old-school shave cream in a jar. Used with or without a brush, their Rose Shaving Cream is a cream that has a subtle scent when lathered. Ultra moisturizing and great for prepping skin for a shave or apres shave moisturizing.
5. Andalou Natural Roses Serum
If you are going to invest in one skincare product, then a serum is a good place to start. Applied right after cleansing and before moisturizing, serums are a great delivery system for extra skincare nourishment. The 1000 Roses Absolute Serum by Andalou Natural is a potent elixir made from alpine rose stem cells that deliver essential hydration to soothe and nourish sensitive skin. Pomegranate uplifts tone and humectants help revive skin for a flawless complexion.
6. Farsali Rose Gold Elixir
Farsali’s Rose Gold Elixir is a social media hit and with good reason – it actually works. A fast absorbing oil with 24k gold flakes for skin hydration and a visible glow, it will help combat dryness, dullness, uneven texture and soften fine lines and wrinkles. The elixir can be used multiple ways including as a moisturizer, lip hydrator and mixed with or on top of your foundation for a healthy-looking glow.
7. Fresh Rose Face Mask
The Rose Face Mask by Fresh is a unique cooling gel formula infused with real rose petals that melt into the skin, while rosewater helps to soothe and tone the complexion. This mask can be used daily to help calm skin after a long day or as soon as you get up to help “wake” you up. Cucumber extract and aloe vera gel help to soothe skin with their immediate cooling effects and algae and green tea help brighten and protect.
8. AG Natural Rosehip Dry Hair Lotion
AG’s Rosehip Balm Dry Hair Lotion makes blow drying and air drying hair easier and more manageable. The key ingredient is cold-pressed rosehip oil which is rich in fatty acids that will help smooth, calm and seal the hair cuticle, while AG’s exclusive essential oil blend provides a natural, aromatherapeutic fragrance.