Roses have been a vital ingredient in many beauty recipes from time immemorial. These days we have been relying so much on readymade beauty products and have not really got a chance to understand the benefits of natural ingredients in beauty. Rose petals can be used in many ways when it comes to beauty recipes and they say that it helps you to become a bride as pretty as a rose with these beauty recipes. So let us know the age old beauty recipes with rose.
Everyone knows that rose water is a best toner for skin hence is recommended for all skin types too. So not touching on that nonetheless I am getting you some awesome home recipes from rose petals that is exclusively for brides. Rose is the symbol of love and a bride needs to be pampered with love to help her glow like a rose on her D day.
- Rose Facial Cleanser: Cleansing your skin is a must do for every bride. Take 10 petals of rose, 4 tablespoons of distilled water and soak it for 3 hours. Then make a paste of these petals, add 2 tablespoons of honey and mix well. Apply this on your face and leave it on for 20 minutes and wash it off.
- Rose petal scrub:
- Rose petals-8
- Ground oats- 1 tablespoon
Method: Crush the rose petals and mix it with oats powder and with honey. Use it to scrub your face in circular motion. Use rose water as a toner post scrubbing.
- Rose Petal Face Pack:
- Fresh Rose petals- 8 teaspoons
- Milk- 6 tablespoons
- Honey- 2 teaspoons
- Rose water- 2 tablespoons
- Orange peel of 1 orange
- Wheat flour- 4 tablespoons
- Distilled water- 1 quart
Boil water and remove it from flame. Add rose petals and orange peel powder into it. Now keep the container covered and steep till the water becomes cool. Take another pan and heat milk, along with rose water and honey. Keep it aside after heating. Take a container, add flour and the mixture in both the pans and mix it all together. Apply this pack on your face, neck, hands and leave it on for 20 minutes and then wash it off.
Another pack that has been used from old times in the rose sandalwood pack.
- Rose sandalwood pack:
- Rose petals- 2 tablespoons
- Sandalwood powder- 2 tablespoons
- Rose water – to mix
Take the rose petals and grind them into a smooth paste along with some water. Then add sandalwood powder to it and mix it well with rose water. Apply this pack on your face and leave it for 20 minutes and then wash it off.
- Rose and almond face pack:
- Rose petals- handful
- Almonds- 5 to 8
- Honey- 1 tablespoon
- Saffron- few strands
- Sandalwood powder- 1 tablespoon
- Rose water- to mix
Method: Soak the almonds in milk overnight and morning de-skin it and grind it well along with the rose petals. To this mixture, add sandalwood powder, honey, saffron and rose water. Mix well and apply it on the face, neck etc for 20 minutes. Regular use of these face packs reduces blemishes, acne marks, pigmentation and makes the skin glowing.