Roses sure are dainty little things that just sweep us in awe. And who does not like beautiful things? With rose oil as the next big thing, you’ve probably wondered about the best ways that you can use this in a recipe for aromatherapy, and for your beauty care.
Fret not; we’ve got this short list of the best beauty recipes that just brings out the maximum effects of rose oil for your body and mind. There are a lot of essential oils and other organic ingredients that just complements rose oil well. When mixed together, these recipes will surely treat your skin, hair, and mental wellness to the wonders of rose oil.
Beauty Recipes for the Skin
Pamper the skin with the mineral-rich rose oil that helps restore its youth and healthy glow. Truly, rose oil’s a hero in skin care. Here are recipes that will keep your skin looking young and radiant. These blends focus on the benefits that rose oil has for the skin. It puts an emphasis on the astringency, antibacterial and anti-aging properties of this oil.
2-Ingredient Skin Care Blend
It is perfect as a conditioning blend or an overnight treatment. You can use any carrier oil of your own choice. Some of the best oils that complement rose oil are almond oil and coconut oil. Mixing them with rose oil for face care yields rewarding results.
- 2 drops of rose oil
- 1 tsp carrier oil
Add and mix 2 drops of rose oil with your preferred carrier oil. Create in large amounts for future use and store in a clean container.
Gently apply the oil all over the face or on the body. For a rich experience, warm the oil in the microwave or place the container in a bowl of hot water. It enhances the sensation and leaves a relaxing feeling. Another tip that we can vouch for is putting a wet cloth on the face after applying the blend. It’s up to you if you want it cool or warm. Leave it on for 10 minutes to let it absorb through the skin. After the time is up, there’s no need to rinse the face. Just wipe off the excess oil using a tissue or pat dry with a soft cloth.
Rich Rose Body Scrub
When mixed together, the ingredients in this body scrub not only exfoliates but also nourishes the skin. Pamper it with skin loving organic ingredients that you can easily find in your home. Enrich it with a few drops of rose oil for a more sensual experience.
- 1 cup sea salt
- 1 cup almonds
- 2 tbsp. honey
- 2 tbsp. carrier oil (coconut oil/almond oil)
- 5 drops lavender oil
- 5 drops rose essential oil
First, finely chop or ground almonds to tiny bits until almost powdered. Then mix the sea salt and start adding the liquid ingredients, finishing it off with 5 drops of rose oil. Mix well until well-incorporated and transfer into a clean jar or any container.
You can always make large amounts of this body scrub and store it for future use. Use the body scrub during bath or showers and apply all over the body. Gently smooth it all over the skin while making sure using circular motions. The small particles of the ground almonds and the sea salt will exfoliate the skin, lifting away dead skin cells and other impurities. Rinse well using lukewarm water and make sure that there is no residue left on the skin.
Rose Oil Infused Salt Scrub
Salt scrubs are the better and safer alternatives to other forms of exfoliation. It is not only effective in lifting impurities from the surface of the skin but it also stimulates skin renewal. Reveal a clear and softer skin after one pampering scrub.
- 2 tbsp. pink Himalayan or sea salt.
- 1 tbsp. coconut oil
- 4 drops rose essential oil
If you’re using pink Himalayan salt, make sure to ground the ingredient into finer particles. Let the coconut oil sit until it reaches room temperature and then add the rest of the ingredients until smooth. Store in a clean container with a tight and secure lid.
Gently massage all over the body including the feet, hands, and legs. Pay attention to areas that have problems of drying and dull skin. Rinse well with lukewarm water and feel the silky soft texture of skin after. You can always use the pure rose oil of Aviano Botanicals for great results.
Rose Oil Hair Care Hero
The benefits of rose oil on skin also work for the scalp and hair. Its therapeutic effects are effective in ensuring that the tresses do not weaken and lose their youth. Castor oil works well with rose oil in restoring hair health and repairing hair damage. Rose oil can be mixed with hair growth shampoo and conditioner products to boost their effects as well. Here’s a mixture that will not only leave others in awe at the fragrance of your hair but also one that coats your locks in its moisturizing powers.
Rose Oil Hair Fragrance Spray
There are products that just do not do its role in keeping the hair healthy and shiny. Rose oil, with its astringency and therapeutic properties, is great as a hair serum when used alone. Add it in a hair nourishing mixture, and you’ll experience its wonderful effects along with its alluring scent.
- 45 drops of rose essential oil
- 2 tbsp. castor oil or aloe vera gel
- 5 oz. distilled water or rose water
First add the essential oils in a jar followed by castor oil or aloe vera for silkier texture and lastly, the distilled or rose water. Mix together until smooth. Transfer in a tight sealed spray container and store in refrigerator or in cool temperature.
Heat between the palms before using the product. Shake gently and spray on hair as a perfume and nourishing moisturizer that leaves it soft and silky. Comb through the locks for maximum effect.