Friday, 23 March 2012

Roses: More Than Just Pretty Petals

We can all appreciate the beauty of roses and their beautiful scent, but did you know that they are much more than just a pretty petal? 

Here are a few interesting facts about roses and why we love them at CutECOsmetics HQ and a few of our rosy products thrown in....

1. Rosehips can be used to brew tea and to make jams. They are known for their high vitamin C content and are delicious!

Smith's Rosebud Salve

2. Rose oil and Rosewater are fantastic anti-ageing ingredients, helping to improve hydration and to feed the skin with healing vitamins. 

Figs & Rouge Rambling Rose Organic Balm

3. In aromatherapy terms, Rose is used to balance moods, it is a nostalgic fragrance that can calm and soothe.

Balm Balm Organic Rose Geranium Face Balm

4. Rose is also treasured for its fantastic anti-inflammatory properties and it is gentle enough for the most sensitive skin.

Korres Wild Rose Lip Butter

5. Did you know that Rose essential oils are the height of luxury? Costing between £3000-6000 per kilogram of raw materials! 

Priti NYC Nail Polish Japanese Rose
Have we refreshed your appreciation for this ever so traditional ingredient?

Are you a Rose fan or not? 

1 comment:

  1. I'm not a huge fan of floral type scents/flavours. Some are okay but it is rare :(