Rosewater is excellent for the skin. It is a common ingredient in skin tonics but it can also be used as a facial toner on its own. It is is soothing, cooling, antiseptic and gentle, and these properties make it especially good for dry or sensitive skin.
It has been used as a beauty product for thousands of years, so it’s no surprise that it can improve your complexion and reduce skin redness. The antibacterial properties may help reduce acne. Rose water, which is rich in tannins, can have a tightening effect on skin. It’s also not as drying for the skin as other alcohol-based astringents.
Most people like the smell of rosewater and if you like to make your own cosmetics, rosewater is used in many recipes for face creams and hand creams.Using floral waters is an excellent alternative for some of the most expensive essential oils on the market.
Rose water and orange blossom water are commonly used as ingredients in Indian, North African, and Middle Eastern cuisines. Imagine using them to flavor pastries, cakes, cookies, jellies, syrups, frostings, rice pudding, or other sweet dishes. Delicious! Be careful, as these fragrant liquids can be powerful ingredients and a little goes a long way.