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Who doesn’t want baby pink lips which we are born with. In our All About Roses Series we will get our rosy lips back. Over the years with all the environmental exposure, sun damages, food habits natural pink colors gradually darkens. But with little or no efforts and with ingredients in your pantry this Valentines season you can have rosy lips. Rose petals have skin lightening properties and help retain natural pink color. All you need for this is → Read more
Rose Facial Steam has a magical ability to transform lackluster skin to dewy, supple face. Warm and moist heat clean and dislodge any makeup and dirt residue making pores less visible. Steam penetrates inner layer of skin and rose releases it astringent oil which aids in deeper healing. All you need for this -2-4 Cups of distilled or purified water – 2-4 Tsp cleaned Rose petals → Read more
Valentines roses may represent fond memories and there is nothing wrong in preserving those memories. Today in our All About Roses Series we will be drying some roses which can be used as potpourri, decorations, herbal tea, rose bath bag or used in various skin care routine. We will use ours in Rose Bath Bag (recipe follows). Drying Petals Pluck the petals gently. Place clean and washed petals on a screen, drying rack in a well ventilated place (not under direct sun). It may take 1-2 weeks to dry completely, rotate the sides from time to time for even drying. Store in a airtight container. Now that you have dried roses with you, you can use it in our Rose Bath Bag recipe.
All you need is – Cheesecloth or toe of nylon sock – 4 tbsp dried rose petals – 1 tb sp. Ground oatmeal – 5-10 drops of Rose oil → Read more
Here is another one with your Valentines Roses. This is a simple nourishing rose facial mask using roses and some pantry essentials. All you need for this is -1 Tbsp Yoghurt -1/2 Tsp honey -Petals of one or two rose (washed clean) -1 tbsp Almond flour -1/2 tsp your favorite oil (olive, almond, coconut or jojoba) -1-3 tsp water if necessary
This is first one in our All about roses series. You have all those roses and hate to throw it away. Sweet smelling soothing rose toner is uplifting. It is slightly astringent and balances all skin types even sensitive ones. This toner moisturize dry, mature, environmentally damaged skin. All you need is