THE NOURISHING AND CALMING BENEFITS OF ROSE FOR THE SKIN AND MIND
In the hustle and bustle of today’s modern world, there has been a greater emphasis placed on mindful practices that can help to transport you out of your hectic life and into a place of serenity, if only for a few moments.Meditation and yoga have become many people’s go-to as these practices help to train your body to breathe slowly and deeply, which has many benefits from slowing down a rapid heart rate, easing anxiety and depression and improving mental well-being overall. What you may not realize, however, is that essential oils can take your calming practice to a whole new level and one of our absolute favourites is the aromatic and romantic scent of rose. Not only is rose excellent for your skin, (you’ll notice it’s our key ingredient!) it’s uplifting floral scent has a positive impact on the mind and can, in fact, transform your whole day! Keep reading to learn more about how rose can benefit both your skin and your mind.
WHAT IS ROSE ABSOLUTE OIL
Rose absolute oil is derived from rose blooms and has that beautiful light floral rose scent you would expect from roses. It is olive green or reddish orange in colour. We also use rose water and rosehip oil, which when combined with rose absolute, work magic for the complexion!
BENEFITS OF ROSE FOR THE SKIN
Rose absolute oil and rose water is excellent for nourishing the skin and soothing an inflamed or itchy complexion. Anti inflammatory and antibacterial properties make it ideal for sensitive skin as it will help to soothe the skin and reduce any redness or irritation. Rosehip oil is excellent for repairing the skin. It’s antioxidant content will help to fight the signs of aging by warding off harmful free radicals, whereas its rich fatty acid content will hydrate and brighten the skin, promoting a gorgeous glow!
BENEFITS OF ROSE FOR THE MIND
Never underestimate the power of scent! A simple whiff of rose can help to relax you within seconds. Just as rose has a calming effect on the skin, it has this same effect on the mind. If you’re suffering from anxiety, stress or depression, then the scent of rose will help to calm your frazzled mind, ease your stress and lift your spirits. A great tip when applying our serums or moisturisers to your skin, is to add a dab to your pulse points so that you can enjoy the benefits rose has to offer for your senses all day long! Don’t let skin care woes or stress rule your life. Simple changes, such as adding rose into your daily routine, can really make all the difference!