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Rose Water For Skin

Rose water has been used as an ingredient in beauty products, foods and drinks for thousands of years - it's not the new kid on the block. This is because of the wide range of benefits that it provides. It's made by soaking rose petals in water, which gives it that lovely rose scent. Read on for our guide on everything you need to know about the benefits of rose water and how you can use it within your skincare routine, including NIVEA products containing rose water that we think you’ll love.

5 Rose Water Benefits

What are the skin benefits of rose water?

Rose water is a very popular ingredient in skincare products because of its range of benefits and beautiful scent. We’ve highlighted the top five benefits of rose water for skin.
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5 Rose Water Benefits

Soothes Skin Irritation

One of the key benefits of rose water is that it is rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. This means that it helps to soothe areas of your skin that have become irritated. Whether you suffer from a skin condition or allergic reactions,or you have sensitive skin, try adding rose water for face and body to your skin care routine to soothe your irritated skin. The  NIVEA Rose & Almond Caring Shower Cream is made to soothe and pamper your skin in the shower, whilst providing a delicate cleanse - perfect for treating irritated skin. With rose water extract, it will also leave your skin smelling beautifully.

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5 Rose Water Benefits

Reduces The Appearance Of Redness

Rose water is also known for helping to reduce the appearance of facial redness. With its antibacterial properties, it can balance out your skin's complexion and fight against red and blotchy areas. Rose water for skin care is also highly effective in treating oily, acne-prone skin.

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5 Rose Water Benefits

Fights Infections

Rose water is an antibacterial. This means that it fights off bacteria that could lead to infections. Using rose water for face and body care can prevent wounds such as burns and cuts becoming infected and it can also be used to reduce the appearance of scars when used in high concentrations. Try our NIVEA Rose & Argan Oil Lotion as part of your daily skincare routine to experience the benefits of rose water for skin. The lotion offers deep 24H+ hydration, with rose water extract, to improve the appearance of scars and leave your skin looking radiant.

If you think a wound or a cut is becoming infected, be sure to seek medical attention as soon as possible.

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5 Rose Water Benefits

Contains Anti-Ageing Properties

Rose water is used in a lot of beauty products because of its ability to reduce the signs of ageing. When applied to an area, rose water plumps the skin and improves the appearance of wrinkles. Rose water also tightens the skin, meaning that your skin looks firmer and more radiant. A lot of people use rose water for face care for this exact reason. Try our NIVEA Rose Care Moisturising Gel Cream for intense 48H hydration, elegant fragrance and anti-ageing ingredients. It works great as part of your daily routine.

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5 Rose Water Benefits

Hydrates Skin

Among everything else, rose water is a great hydrator. Because of its gentle and soothing nature, it does a great job at protecting your skin from becoming dry and damaged. Hydrated skin helps to fight off skin conditions and provides a radiant and healthy-looking glow. Rose water for face care is particularly effective, especially when it comes to sensitive skin like your lips. Our NIVEA Soft Rose Caring Lip Balm keeps your lips moisturised for 24H, whilst enhancing their natural rosiness, to give you that wonderful soft lip feeling.

Rose Water Uses

How To Use Rose Water For Skin And Face Care Routines

Now we know the benefits of rose water, it's time to understand how to use it. We’ve highlighted three of the best ways that you can use rose water in your skincare routine.

Rose Water Uses

1. Cleansing

Rose water is perfect for cleansing your skin and removing any impurities that could cause unwanted spots. Because of its gentle nature, it is suitable for people with any skin type -  even sensitive skin. Using rose water for face and body cleansing will ensure your skin doesn't become dry and irritated. Our NIVEA MicellAIR Rose Water Face Wash Gel uses a non-drying formula to protect from dehydration, whilst deeply cleansing your skin. Be sure to use it as part of your shower routine to keep your skin cleansed and hydrated.

Rose Water Uses

2. Rose Water Mist

There’s nothing worse than being all hot and sweaty on the go. That's why people use rose water as a mist spray! A few sprays to your face or body offers the perfect mixture of coolness and hydration whilst on the go. Rose water mist spray can also be used to provide quick and easy hydration in colder months too. All whilst providing the wonderful aroma of roses.

Rose Water Uses

3. Make Up Remover

A lot of makeup removers use harsh chemicals and alcohol, which can cause skin to become dehydrated. This is particularly problematic for people who already suffer from sensitive skin. Rose water as a makeup remover offers a more natural and gentle approach to removing makeup. The soothing properties of rose water helps to keep your skin hydrated  with the added bonus of a rose scent. The NIVEA MicellAIR Rose Water 2 In 1 Cleanser & Toner removes makeup without needing any harsh rubbing or rinsing - perfect for sensitive skin.

Enjoy rose water for skin with NIVEA.