5 Rose Water Recipes for Beautifying your Face

13 February, 2019
Rose water is an incredible way to clean and nourish your face with a natural product. Learn more about it in this article!

Who wouldn’t like to have a more beautiful face? Have you heard that rose water can be a great help in achieving just that? It has a delicious aroma, and its other benefits are also incredible.

Some of its advantages include:

  • Helping to heal skin.
  • Toning your skin and reduce the risk of keloid formation.
  • It’s a powerful natural rejuvenator.
  • Leaves your skin soft, fresh and smooth.
  • It’s also very effective in treating mild eye irritations.

Rose water is very simple to make and can be used on any type of face. So, prepare these recipes and take advantage of all their benefits.

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How to prepare the base for rose water recipes

Before giving you the recipes that will help you beautify your face, it’s important to know how to prepare the base.


  • 500 g of rose petals
  • 2 cups of distilled water (500 ml)


  • 1 pot with a lid
  • 1 glass bottle with an airtight seal


  • Start by picking the rose petals (red roses have the best fragrance).
  • Then, fill the pot with half a liter of distilled water. After that, add the rose petals and heat over high heat.
  • When the water begins to boil, lower the heat, being careful not to allow the steam to escape, since it’s what contains the essential oil.
  • Then, cover tightly for 10 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and let stand for an hour without uncovering the pot.
  • Once all the steam has lowered, pass the contents through a filter.
  • Then, transfer the water to the glass bottle, close well and leave in the refrigerator.

Rose water face masks

And so, now that you have the rose water, try the following face masks. Discover how incredibly easy they are and also how great they feel.

1. Glycerin and lemon

The first recipe is an excellent choice for combating aging and dry skin.

Rose water with lemon and glycerin for skin care


  • 2 tablespoons of rose water (20 ml)
  • 4 drops of glycerin
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice (5 ml)


  • Mix the rose water, glycerin, and lemon juice.
  • Then, using a cotton ball, apply the mixture to your face nightly.
  • Then, wait for it to dry. Once it’s dry, rinse with warm water.
  • Finally, apply hydrating cream.

2. Rose water, potato, and honey

This recipe is an effective homemade remedy to clean skin blemishes. It also helps to moisturize and rejuvenate the skin, making it softer.


  • 1 medium potato
  • 3 tablespoons of rose water (30 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of honey (7,5 g)
  • Juice from ½ a lemon


  • Firstly peel the potato and cut into chunks.
  • Blend the potato to a purée. Then, add the rose water, honey, and lemon juice and blend until it becomes a smooth paste.
  • Then, apply the mask onto your face and wait 15 minutes.
  • Rinse well with warm water.

Use this remedy once a week to get radiant, wrinkle-free skin.

3. Rose water, turmeric, and sandalwood

Has your face been mistreated by makeup and pollution? If so, this recipe is just what you need.

Besides having an incredible scent, it also has anti-inflammatory properties that you won’t want to miss out on.


  • 3 tablespoons of rose water (30 ml)
  • ½ teaspoon of turmeric (2 g)
  • 2 tablespoons of powdered sandalwood (20 g)


  • Combine the three ingredients in a bowl and stir until well mixed.
  • Using a brush, spread onto your skin from the neck to your forehead. And so, be sure to completely cover your skin.
  • Then, leave the mask on for 20 minutes and then rinse with cold water.
  • Finally, apply this mask three times a week to obtain results.

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4. Tomato juice and rose water

Prolonged sun exposure can also cause permanent skin damage. Luckily, these negative effects can be reversed thanks to the exfoliating and anti-inflammatory properties found in this recipe. And so it happens that tomato juice helps to reduce discomfort caused by prolonged exposure to the sun.


  • 2 tablespoons of rose water (20 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons of natural tomato juice (20 ml)


  • Mix the tomato juice and rose water. Then apply it on sun-damaged skin.
  • Rising isn’t necessary and this mixture can be applied as often as you’d like.

5. Rose water and mangos 

Rose water and mangos for the skin

Looking for rose water recipes that’ll infuse your skin with vitamins?

In that case, you should try this mask. Aside from having an incredible texture, it’s also a good source of antioxidants and vitamin C.

Therefore, this mask is ideal if your skin is very dry and you want to moisturize it without feeling greasy.


  • 2 tablespoons of rose water (20 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of mango pulp (10 g)


  • Combine both ingredients well and apply the mixture onto your face and neck.
  • Leave the mask on for 20 minutes. Then, rinse with cold water.
  • Then, if your skin tends to be dry, you can apply this mask twice a week.
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