Looking Good: Natural Water Remedies

What is natural beauty water, and it what ways can it help improve your skin? There are many types of natural beauty water, and in the past few years the idea of infusing natural ingredients into beauty water has only grown, and people love it.

Rosewater, rice water, calendula water, hazelnut water, and aloe vera water are only some of the more famous beauty water that people are currently obsessed with. You can only imagine that while these ingredients look good as food or as ornaments, you display around your house, never the thought that it could becomeone of your beauty remedies.

1) Rosewater

What it is: Distilling rose petals with steam creates Rosewater and the liquid produced from the steaming process have excellent anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that help soothe the skin and to keep it hydrated.

What it does: Rosewater (make sure you get 100% pure rosewater) can help with controlling excess oil and maintain the skin’s pH balance. And since rose water consists of anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, it can help get rid of acne, reduce redness, and heal scars. The anti-inflammatory in the water also works to treat mild scalp inflammations and will contribute to getting rid of dandruff problems. Lastly, to add on to its never-ending resourcefulness, it also hydrates your skin and the aroma from the roses works as a mood enhancer that will keep youfeeling refreshed and more relaxed.

2) Rice water

What it is: Rice water is simply the water you use to rinse your rice with (minus the dirt and impurities of course), but it is as simple as that.

What it does: Rice water has been widely acknowledged as a beauty remedy for centuries now by the Asian culture, particularly China, Japan, and Korea. Many of them have used rice water to cleanse their hair to keep it long, dark and clean. Recently, modern women have found that rice water is not only beneficial for the hair but that it also carries many skin benefits. Rice water has been proven to help calm and soothe the skin; many even prescribed it for inflamed skin. Rice water also promotes cell growth that helps give you a healthier, more radiant, and brighter skin.

3) Calendula water

What it is: Calendula is a type of flower that is often used in natural skin care recipes. Calendula is a herb native to the northern Mediterranean countries. Historically used in food as a colorant or topping, however in the more recent years, physicians have used it to treat cuts, scrapes, bruises and more. Calendula water is simply water infused in the calendula flower itself.

What it does: Like mentioned before, in the more recent years Calendula is used to disinfect and treat minor cuts and infections. Calendula has anti-bacterial and Immunostimulants (substances that help stimulate the immune system) properties that are tremendously helpful in treating slow-healing cuts. The Calendula Petal is also a natural cleanser that helps get rid of impurities from your skin. Besides the skin, Calendula water has proven to help with other illnesses like a sore throat. Gargling the water will eventually help get rid of the pain.

4) Hazelnut Water

What it is: Hazelnut, favorite as dietary food, flavoring agent, oil for cooking, it is also known for its incredible benefits for the human skin. Hazelnut is known to contain various amounts of Vitamin A, C and E. This miracle working nut are the latest natural remedy that you need to have at your dispense at home.

What it does: Hazelnut, as mentioned above, carries an abundant amount of Vitamin C and E, two antioxidants both of which combined help delay aging signs such as fine lines and wrinkles on your skin, and keeps your skin radiant and healthy. However, Vitamin E alone does plentiful as it moisturizes and hydrates the skin. Most people also use hazelnut as a natural protective sunscreen. Now it doesn’t stop there; hazelnut also carries multiple hair benefits. One of which is that the oil extracted from these nuts will help strengthen the hair. Just massage it over your scalp and hair and say bye to damaged hair and split ends.

5) Aloe Vera Water/ Juice

What it is: Aloe Vera is a plant that stores water in its leaves, and that miracle water is widely used for different kinds of beauty regiments. This so-called miracle water contains vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants.

What it does: It is known that Aloe Vera does wonder to help soothe sunburn, cuts, and infection. However, there is so much more to Aloe Vera than its cooling and anti-inflammatory properties. Aloe Vera is also known to be an excellent moisturizer for the skin because unlike most face cream, it does not leave a greasy finish on your face. It is also a good anti-aging remedy. From recent research, Aloe Vera has been proven to increase the body’s production of collagen if taken orally. And it is also ideal for nourishing and conditioning your hair and scalp, especially when you have dandruff problems. The anti-inflammatory properties of Aloe Vera fight over the fungus on your scalp and the soothing properties help hydrates and balance the oiliness.


What we think: I honestly have not come around to trying all of these natural beauty remedies myself. However, I am a true believer in anything natural and organic. One thing is sure, the rice water and rosewater work wonders for me. I also believe that you should never have to break your bank to achieve great skin. These natural water remedies are budget friendly and are necessarily easy to make on your own. So, for those of you looking for a new skincare regiment why not try these natural waters out. Although I cannot promise that they will all work out to your satisfaction, because we all have different kinds of skincare or beauty troubles, there is nothing wrong with trying out something new. Sometimes change can be good.


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