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Tone your face the natural way with homemade rose water.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1115 projects »
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  • How to make a cleanser / toner. Rose Water - Step 1
    Step 1

    Before you begin, gather a bowl full of rose petals. Ideally you want to use fresh petals, but you may also use slightly wilted ones too. Prepare a small bottle to pour the final rose water in to.

  • How to make a cleanser / toner. Rose Water - Step 2
    Step 2

    Place a third of the petals in to a plastic jug, or double boiler and cover with a few tablespoons of water.

  • How to make a cleanser / toner. Rose Water - Step 3
    Step 3

    Bring a pan of water to the boil and place the jug of petals in to the water, making sure that it wont tip over in the water (you can also use a double boiler for this). Leave to boil.

  • How to make a cleanser / toner. Rose Water - Step 4
    Step 4

    After 20 minutes, remove the jug from the pan of boiling water. Carefully remove the petals from the water, squeezing out any juice left in them. The water should now be a dark red colour.

  • How to make a cleanser / toner. Rose Water - Step 5
    Step 5

    Repeat the previous steps twice more with the remaining petals. Leave the final mixture to cool and then place in bottle.

    The water will be good to use for several weeks, use it as a toner in your daily beauty routine.

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mcrvampire55
mcrvampire55
It would be cute in an old perfume bottle.
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Cupcake girl
Cupcake girl · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 28 projects
Dang! I wish that I knew about this before I threw away my dying roses!
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Spiffy555
Spiffy555 · 37 projects
Wow! That is so cool! I want some!
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ChaeEatzZombehGutz
ChaeEatzZombehGutz · 2 projects
Does the rose do anything special? I know that its used to alot of beauty products i just didnt know why
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lena
lena · Richmond, Virginia, US · 2 projects
Oh wow that looks so lovely
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Yona D.
Yona D. · Concón, Valparaiso, CL · 3 projects
Your bottle was sooo perfect for this. It looks like a love potion lol.
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1398 projects
I'm not sure but as I always say, give it a go and let us know!
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Stephanie N.
Stephanie N. · 1 project
can you use other types of flowers?
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Damienne
Damienne · Petaluma, California, US · 1 project
I've always wanted to know how make rose water! Thanks for posting!
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1398 projects
Aww, no problem!
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