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Beauty uses of rose water

Hello everyone! I recently started using rose water as a facial toner and I love it!  As I told you in a previous post, I normally use (undiluted) distilled witch hazel but lately my skin is much more sensitive so I wanted to try a milder toner.  For years, this was the only product that my mother would use on her skin and her skin is gorgeous. What is rose water? Rose water is a by-product of the production of rose oil through distillation of pure fresh rose petals.  Did you know that rose water has several beauty  uses and  benefits? Beauty uses of rose water: Rose water is a well-known for its natural anti-septic , anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Rose water can help reduce skin inflammation, lines and wrinkles .     Apply rose water to cleansed skin to reduce swollen and inflamed acne . You could also dip a cotton disk in rose water and place it on your eyelids for a soothing feeling that helps cool tired eyes. You can also combine a

The holy grail of toners!

Hello everyone! Today I want to talk to you about facial toners  and tell you about my favorite toner.  So, what is a facial toner?  A toner is an astringent liquid applied to the skin to help eliminate excess oil and bacteria that your everyday cleanser may not have removed completely. Main benefits of facial toners:   Remove dirt,  make-up  residue and impurities Remove excess oil  Refine pores and tighten pores (temporarily) Reduce the appearance of fine lines Restore natural pH balance Improve skin tone Most dermatologists say that if you   cleanse   your face regularly twice a day you don’t need to use a toner.  The dermatologist who monitored my acne when I was a teen, never suggested/prescribed any toner either.  Still, I feel that my skin needs that extra cleansing step. I tried out quite a lot of facial toners, throughout the years.   I’ve been using the same product for a few years now and I just love it !  I feel like I finally found the