Rose Petal Powder Beauty Benefits & Uses For Glowing Skin & Healthy Hair

Love pampering your skin with luxurious natural ingredients? If yes, you shall love this article that talks about the beauty benefits of natural & organic rose petals. Moreover, ayurveda talks extensively about the antioxidant, relaxing, moisturizing and antibacterial properties of roses. Used since ancient times in form of rose water or essential oil, did you know that there are benefits of rose petals for hair too? Additionally, Moroccan rose essential oil, one of the most popular & exotic essential oil, is known for it's anti ageing properties too.



Here are a few rose petal powder beauty benefits & how to use them for glowing skin & healthy hair. However, take care to use only the organic variety to avoid harmful effects of pesticides.

1) Anti ageing: Roses are known for the presence of powerful antioxidants, that help slow down ageing. Moreover, studies show that regular application of rose petal powder face masks tightens facial skin and helps delay the onset of wrinkles.

2) Cooling & soothing for the skin: According to ayurveda, roses help cool down the body, especially during summer months. Furthermore, eating gulkand (made with rose petals) to balance pitta dosha is highly recommended. Similarly, adding a few rose petals to your bath water during summer is a great way to cool down the body too. For more such summer soak ideas, click here

3) Helps lightens blemishes: Apart from using rose petal powder for skin whitening, it can be used to lighten skin blemishes too. The vitamin C present, helps in collagen production, which in turn helps heal & lighten skin blemishes.

4) Beneficial for oily skin: Strangely enough, store bought alcohol based toners, dry our skin excessively, doing more harm than good. However, rose petal powder has natural astringent properties that help remove excess oil, without drying the skin.

5) Helps strengthen & nourish hair follicles: Want strong, shiny & healthy hair? Try including rose petal powder in hair masks or spray organic rose water on your hair after your shower. Furthermore, the antioxidants present in the roses, help nourish hair follicles & promote hair growth.

Some other benefits include:

The exotic scent helps balance emotions
Helps cleanse the body of toxins
Soothe cuts, bruises & inflamed skin
Helps promote deep, restful sleep
Exfoliating properties helps get rid of dead cells dirt and grime, promoting new cell growth.

How to use rose petal powder in your beauty routine.

Rose petal powder face masks recipe:

For normal skin- mix 1 tbsp rose petal powder with little saffron & honey to form a thick paste. Apply all over face & neck area & keep for 101-5 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water & pat dry. Spray some refreshing rose water all over for added benefits.

For oily skin- mix 1 tbsp rose petal powder with little yogurt & follow the above steps.

For dry skin- mix 1 tbsp rose petal powder with little milk cream & honey. Follow the above steps.

For acne prone skin- Try this anti-acne mask to soothe acne prone skin. Mix 1 tbsp of sandalwood powder along with 1 tbsp of rose petal powder, little rose water & honey in a small bowl. Follow the above steps. 

Rose Petal Powder Body Scrub Recipe:

Mix together 1/2 cup rose petal powder, 1/4 cup brown sugar & a little virgin coconut oil to make a paste. Apply all over in shower & massage with gentle circular movements. Additionally, if you have extremely dry skin, add honey to this scrub.

Rose Petal Powder Rejuvenating Hair Treatment:

Add 2 tbsp of rose petal powder to virgin coconut oil (measure acc to length of hair), 3-4 drops of rosemary oil & a little honey to make a hair mask. Wet your hair a little with a spritzer & apply this hair mask all over from scalp to roots. Massage the scalp with gentle circular movements. Leave on for 30 mins. Wash off with lukewarm water.

Relax with a cup of rose tea, while you are pampering yourself with the exotic scent of roses. For an easy recipe, click here

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