The hydrosols floral water benefits to your skin
Hydrosols in any form and of any name, are absolutely wonderful potions that work as magic on skin. They are natural and pure and without any side-effects. They have the amazing quality of healing and curing wounds and ailments respectively.
Hydrosol, also know as flower water, is the by-product of the essential oil distillation process. It is watery and non-alcoholic. “Hydro” means water and “sol” means solution. Combined together, the name Hydrosol means “the watery solution of the distillation that contains both the water-soluble plant components and micro-drops of essential oil.” It has therapeutic benefits for the skin, is packed with compounds and, unlike its cousin essential oil, is gentle to be used directly on the skin without dilution.
Hydrosols are like concentrated herbal extracts. They are 20-30 times more concentrated in herbal strength than a cup of herb tea. Hydrosols are very acidic. That’s why it can work as an astringent for our slightly acidic skin.
Hydrosols are usually stored in spray dispensers. You can find hydrosol in different kinds of beauty and personal products like toners, lotions, creams, and even air fresheners. Apart from topical application, it is said that hydrosols can be taken orally. Chamomile, rose, lavender, and neroli are examples of the most common hydrosols.
- Chamomile: It can soothe and balance your skin and is suitable for all skin types, especially sensitive, irritated, and mature skin. (Find Sensitive skin face cream)
- Rose: It has soothing and calming qualities. Its floral scent often uplifts your spirit. (Read more about roses benefits to your beauty)
- Lavender: It is a gentle astringent with antiseptic and calming properties. It is especially good for healing skin irritation and sunburn.(Relaxing Lavender body mist)
- Neroli: It is also called orange blossom. As a mild astringent, it can regulate oil production, thus especially suitable for oily, acne, sensitive, or even mature skin.
Hydrosols are great to be had in your skincare arsenal!
You can find hydrosols in these Pure products:
Light floral tonics that cool and refresh the skin have a double role to play. They remove any traces of cleanser that may have been left behind, at the same time helping to tighten the pores which makes them look smaller and more refined.
Eye and face Makeup Remover which is gentle enough for the sensitive eye area, but still super-effective !
many uses in one bottle! The soft, floral scent that emanates from our lavender spray helps relax the mind and ease body tension. Can be used as a light perfume, a body mist spray good-night sleep spray.