Rose preparations in some form or another are widely used in natural skincare products as the rose is an incredibly balancing and soothing plant which has great benefits effect for all skin types.

  • Rose Oil has a moisturising effect as it helps to retain moisture on the skin, keeping skin supple. It also helps speed up healing and the formation of scar tissue. It promotes the formation of vitamin A which helps to regenerate the epidermal layers of the skin.
  • Rose is very balancing, so while it supports moisture retention, it also helps reduce excess oils and helps shrink pore size, promoting an even skin-tone. Even problem skin including acne can benefit from the anti-inflammatory action of rose.
  • Rose is perfect for sensitive and reactive skin as it has anti-inflammatory properties which help reduce redness, soothe irritated skin and promote repair. It can be very helpful in cases of rosacea. Farnesol in rose oil also helps ease the pressure on broken capillaries helping them to heal faster.
  • Hyperpigmentation and age spots are the results of hormonal changes, diet and sun exposure. Rose helps reduce the melanin concentration in hyperpigmented areas, evening out skin-tone.
  • Rose also shows the ability to scavenge free radicals caused by pollution in the atmosphere and sun. It decreases the rate at which tissue is damaged by free radicals.

Dr. Hauschka

Dr. Hauschka is one of the leading experts in natural organic skincare and it’s no wonder the rose is used in over 95% of their products. Whether it’s rose oil, rose water, rose wax or extracts from rose petals. Dr. Hauschka’s rose ingredients are sourced in an environmentally-friendly and sustainable manner. To obtain their precious rose oil they support sustainable cultivation projects in Afghanistan. While 80% of the world’s opium supply comes from this country, the Dr. Hauschka projects have so far helped over 700 farmers to find an alternative means of securing a livelihood, helping to combat the opium trade in the long-term.

Pure & Light Organic skincare

Pure & Light is a niche brand that make small batches of high quality skincare. They use rose essential oil for its beautiful aroma and complex biochemistry and bioactivity – ‘one of the most potent essential oils in skin care - it is an elixir to the skin. It is one of the most potent ingredients to the ageing skin due to its excellent toning quality.’

A’kin

Rosehip oil comes from the seeds of rose hips which is the fruit left behind after a rose has flowered and dropped its petals. It contains betacarotene (a form of vitamin A), vitamin C and vitamin E. A’kin produce is one of the purest Rose hip oils available. They use 100% Certified Organic Rosehip Oil with a minimum concentration of 80% essential fatty acids (Omega 3,6,9) for optimal skin health. You can choose from Hydrating, Brightening and Rejuvenating formulas.

Skin & Tonic

Skin & Tonic use rose water in their Rose Mist. This beautifully fragrant mist is made from pure organic rose water, extracted from Roses grown and distilled high in the French Alps.