Whether you like it or not, you need to spend loads of money over beauty products for proper grooming. No matter how positively you take your appearance, a little bit of grooming is always necessary. There are many products available in the market and they have a lot of good effects on our body as well, but amidst those advantages lay a list of disadvantages as well.
And to sum it up, the list of disadvantages always seem to top the advantages. You do get the products easily but they cost a lot of money, your product promises a lot of results but there is no guarantee of its effect and on top of everything else, most of the products have side effects on your body. This is the unsaid price tag of a product that has chemical substances, prepared in a laboratory.
In between all these expensive products, there are some people who choose home remedies. These are basically the remedies that are easily available at your home itself. They are usually made with natural based products without any addition of chemicals in the process.
The benefits of using home remedies are:
- They are less time taking as they save a lot of time of yours as they do not need you to visit any beauty salon.
- No side effects are noticed by the usage of natural based products (unless you have any kind of allergy to any ingredients used)
- Inexpensive as they come under budget.
- Easy to carry out by yourself at your home.
- Some of the home treatments with natural products have been used since a long time ago and they are proven to work for the best results.
With all these advantages, you at least get assured that home remedies do have positive effect on your body. There are lot of organic products that help the body positively in their own ways. But still, there is always something that you need that solves all the problems regarding your grooming. Rose water is one such product that is used in preparing many lotions and home remedies and it is proven to work like charm.
Here is how you can prepare your own rose water at your home:
- Take one cup of dried rose petals that are not of your use anymore, some distilled water, a closeable clean glass jar, a storage glass jar and a strainer.
- Put the dried rose petals in the glass jar (the glass jar is supposed to be properly cleaned to avoid any impurities). Add some warm distilled water in it and close the lid of the jar. The use of distilled water is advised to avoid any kind of germ interaction that might be present in regular water.
- After about 25 to 30 minutes of keeping the jar closed, put the strainer on top of the storage glass jar and pour the solution on it.
- The used rose petals would be filtered and you will get rose water extracts collected in the glass jar. Make sure you use clean glass jar or plastic jar of high quality. Your rose water is ready to use.
A home-made rose water solution is advised so as to get assured of any kind of impure product from the market.
Many people spend a lot of money on night lotions that are believed to work better. At night, when our body is in rest, the products work better because of the elongated time period of their action. However, there are choices for you to use organic and completely natural based lotions for night too which can be prepared with the involvement of one common ingredient, which is rose water.
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Here are some of the best night lotions made of rose water that you can prepare for yourself:
1. Glycerin Cream –
Glycerin cream works best against the dry winters. The major ingredients are rose water and almond oil which nourish the skin and help restore the damages due to the skin’s dryness while the coconut oil and glycerin would moisturize the skin. This is also helpful against sagging skin. For making this cream you would require
- Almond oil
- Coconut oil
- Rose water
Take a small boiler and add almond oil and coconut oil (as per requirement) and start heating the mixture. Heat them to the level when the solution is perfectly blended. Pour them on a mixing plate and add glycerin and rose water extracts in it. Store them in a clean jar for your use. You can use this on your skin every night before going to bed for best results.
2. Green Tea Detoxifying Cream With Aloe Vera–
It is one of the best solutions for people who love the outdoors or need to travel a lot in the city. In this current time, pollution has been one of the major problems that is affecting both our health and skin. You might have heard about the detoxification of the body with use of green tea by regularly having a cup of it. Well, green tea also helps in detoxifying the skin as well. The green tea extracts cleanses the skin while Aloe Vera and rose water nourish the skin tone. You would require
- Green tea extract
- Aloe Vera juice
- Almond oil
- Rose water
- Essential oil
Make a mixture of almond oil and beeswax and heat it on a boiler. When completely blended, pour them on a mixing pan and add aloe Vera juice in it. After mixing the solution, add green tea extracts, essential oil and rose water in it and thoroughly mix them. Store it in a clean place for future use. This cream can be applied every alternative night or in any other interval as per your need. Aloe Vera present in the cream also helps in removing the sun tan and the sun burn caused by the excess heat to a great extent.
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3. Cocoa Butter Cream –
Cocoa butter is highly effective against sagging skin and wrinkles. The main ingredients of this night cream include rose water as well. Rose water nourishes the skin while cocoa butter locks down the moisture in the skin. You would require
- Cocoa butter
- Almond oil
- Olive oil
- Rose water
Mix all the ingredients together on a pan properly. Heat them to a specific time until they are perfectly blended (do not over heat the solution or else it will lose its properties). Collect the cream in a clean glass jar. Your cocoa butter night cream is ready to use. Regular use of this cream would slowly increase the elasticity of your skin and would clear the developing wrinkles and other signs of ageing.
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4. Anti-Acne Aloe Vera Night Cream –
Acne eruption has been a point of concern for many people. There are several reasons for the eruption of acne. Some of the major reasons are clogging of pores of skin, bacterial infections, excess amount of sebum released by the sebaceous glands etc. Rose water has proved to be one of the best solutions against acne eruptions. Hence, adding aloe Vera extracts and lavender oil to the solution not only stops the acne eruption but helps prevent it as well. Here are the ingredients to prepare this night cream at home.
- Aloe Vera extracts
- Lavender oil
- Rose water solution
Take out some fresh aloe Vera leaves from its plant and extract its juices. Mix lavender oil and blend them properly. Add required amount of rose water in it and blend the cream again. Store it in a clean place for future use. The aloe Vera extract repairs damages of the skin and rose water’s anti-bacterial property helps clear the infection. This would help your skin have a better texture. You can use this cream 2 to 3 times in a week for best results.
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5. Apple Night Cream –
This is a cream for the people who have a delicate skin. The apple extracts help in nourishing the skin tone and improve the texture by providing it with necessary vitamins. Apple is rich in vitamins like B, C, A and many anti-oxidants which helps against the signs of ageing. The ingredients are –
- 2 cups of diced apple
- Rose water solution (according to use)
- Olive oil
Cut the apples in small pieces and remove the seeds in it. Put the small pieces of apple in a blender (make sure the apple pieces are of necessary size for the blending), with olive oil. Blend the apple and olive oil properly till the paste becomes smooth and all the pieces are completely blended. Pour the semi liquid paste on a heating pan and heat the solution in low flame. After the solution starts appearing gooey, add adequate amount of rose water and mix them properly. Later, store the cream in a clean glass jar when it cools down. You can use this cream for 8 to 10 days from the day of storing. Works like charm on the skin when used on a daily basis.
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So, here were some of the best night creams you can make at your home. Try them out before blindly spending a lot of money on expensive products. These home-made creams would not fail to satisfy you.