Rose face masks are ideal to improve skin complexion. You can use these mask daily to remove sun tan, skin discoloration, cure acne, fade dark spots, cure pigmentation and to rejuvenate dull skin. It is very easy to prepare and can give you instant glow. The petals contain volatile oil, mineral salts, and alpha-hydroxy acids such as tartaric acid, malic acid and tannic acid which are effective in reversing the ageing effects of skin by boosting collagen production of skin. In addition to substantial proportions of vitamin C, rose petals contain other chemical amalgams, which comprise 11 per cent of pectin and three per cent of a mix of malic and citric acids which are highly effective in lightening the skin complexion, fading dark spots, healing pigmentation and in improving skin texture.
Rose Beauty Tips :
Rose Petal Orange Peel Skin Lightening Face Mask:
- 1/2 liter fresh water
- Peel from one orange
- Handful of fresh rose petals
- 5-6 tbsp milk
- 2 tbsp rose water
- 1 tbsp honey
- 4 tbsp rice flour
- few strands of saffron
Boil the water and remove from heat. Add the orange peel and rose petals. Cover the pan and leave until the water comes to room temperature. Remove the petals and peel from water and blend them together to make a smooth paste. Now heat milk in a bowl along with saffron and add rose water, honey, rice flour and the rose-orange peel paste to it. Mix well to make a thick paste. Add a little rose-orange boiled water if required. See that the paste is lukewarm. Apply the warm paste to your face and neck. Leave on for 15-20 minutes. Wash the mask off carefully with the remaining rose-orange water. Pat dry
Rose Beauty Bath: Crush or blend a cup full of rose petals and soak in 2 cups of warm water for 10 minutes. Strain and remove the petals. Squeeze the petals completely and save this water. Add this rose soaked water and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to bath water. This bath helps remove excess oil and prevent blemishes. It makes the fresh and fragrant all day long. Regular use can make the skin silky soft and can also lighten the skin.
Rose, Sandal, Turmeric Face Mask: Crush or blend a hand full of rose petals with a little water to make a paste. Add about 1 tbsp sandalwood powder, a pinch of raw turmeric and 1 tbsp lemon juice and mix well. Apply this mask to the face and neck and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water. This face mask is ideal to prevent acne, fade acne scars, to even skin tone and for skin lightening. This face mask can be used on normal to oily skin types. If you have dry skin, replace lemon juice with raw honey.
Rose Petal, Besan, Yogurt Mask: Mix the rose petal paste with 2 tbsp besan (gram flour or chickpea flour) and 1 tbsp to make a thick paste. Apply on face and neck. Let dry and rinse with cold water. This face mask is good for removing blemishes, skin pigmentation and in making the skin brighter.
Soothing Face Mask: Soak 8 -10 petals in 4-5 tbsp warm water for 30 minutes. Mash the petals into the water and then add 2 tablespoons of honey. Mix and apply to the face. Leave on for 20 minutes, and then rinse with cool water.
Rose Petals Exfoliating Scrub: Soak rose petals in a little warm water for 30 minutes. Crush the petals and then mix with ground oats. Gently scrub onto face and neck using circular motions. Rinse with cold water. Wet a cotton ball with rose water and apply to face and neck.