How to Turn Heads Like Cleopatra
It is no secret that Cleopatra was one of the most beautiful women of the ancient world. She used natural ingredients to maintain her beauty and sex appeal that turned the heads and dropped the mouths of many prominent men. One of her beautifying staples was rose. Add this staple to your beauty routine and get ready to turn heads.
What is so great about Rose?
Rose has many benefits for the skin, psyche, and body as a whole. Did you know ingesting certain rose teas is linked to curing diabetes? Many parts of the rose can be used to maintain beautiful skin including rose water and rose oil. Rose petals can also be added to bath water for aesthetics, and to get these benefits below straight from the flower.
Cooling and Refreshing
Rose water is great for when you have been in the sun too long! Its mist is cooling and refreshing and the antioxidant properties heal and soothe sunburn. It is also great to have on hand for when you get overheated. A mist or two can instantly cool you down. Rose water is a fantastic summer moisturizer because it reduces dryness of the skin the skin and is lightweight.
Relaxing/ Mood Enhancer
Some studies have demonstrated its effects on the central nervous system including hypnotic, anti-depressant, anti-anxiety and pain reducing. Some Rose water is even used in mosques especially at mourning ceremonies, to calm and relax people. (Nlm) Spray on pillow to reduce insomnia, fall asleep faster and wake up refreshed. Writers block? Spray rose water in the air to induce concentration and provide a calming effect.
Blemishes and scars will fade over time with continuous use. Rose regenerates skin tissues because of its antioxidant properties which speeds the healing of the skin. This is excellent for stretch marks, post pregnancy, [body] acne scars, and even surgery scars.
Does your skin get oily throughout the day? Keep that oil at bay and treats the visible signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles with the balancing properties of rose. Simply put, Rose balances the acidity and alkalinity levels in skin which is responsible for oil production. Spray rose water onto the face throughout the day when you begin to see shine. It also keeps your skin tone even.
Remove dirt, oil, and impurities from clogged pores with rose due to its antibacterial properties. It can be used as a makeup remover in conjunction with coconut oil. Use rose water as a toner after you wash your face for that extra layer of clean. It is a fantastic astringent that treats acne prone skin without a single blemish left.
similar to rose water, rose oil is linked to curing dermatitis and eczema because of the astringent and anti- inflammatory benefits that reduce swelling of capillaries beneath the skin. (Amber Freda) This also treats redness and inflammation associated with skin irritations.
Fun fact: Cleopatra exfoliated with sea salt for radiant skin. Bella Opulence products of rose were modeled after her beauty routine.
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