Geranium Hydrosol (Rose)
What is Geranium Hydrosol (rose)?
Rose Geranium Hydrosol is made from rose geranium leaves that have been steam distilled. When sprayed on the face as part of a toner, the Rose Geranium Hydrosol has a floral, rosey aroma that is quite pleasant (it is slightly astringent).
Geranium hydrosol is your skin's best friend!
Our beautiful Rose Geranium Hydrosol has been dubbed “the best friend of the skin” and might easily become one of your favourites! This hydrosol, which is suitable for all ages and skin types, is absolutely amazing in attracting and holding moisture to parched skin.
|What is it?||Pelargonium graveolens, a member of the Geraniaceae family, is used to make rose geranium.|
|INCI||Pelargonium roseum stem oil|
|Recommended Usage||Up to 100%|
|Aroma||The aroma is floral and rosy.|
|Why do we include it in formulations?||It works as an antibacterial, antimicrobial, and anti-aging agent on the skin. With its delicate rose aroma, it may also help to calm and relax.|
|How to work with it?||Include it in your formulation's water phase.|
|Applications||Geranium hydrosol can be applied straight to the skin to help maintain a healthy glow. Rose geranium has a calming effect.|
|Absorption rate||Average to fast|
|Strength||Geranium Hydrosol is a balanced hydrosol that can be used in skin care.|
|Weaknesses||Allergic responses are possible with any botanicals.|
|How to store it?||At a temperature of 50°-77°F (10°-25°C), protected from direct light and humidity.|
|Shelf life||When properly maintained in a sealed container, geranium hydrosol has a 12-month shelf life.|
|Type of ingredient||Hydrosol/ distillate|
|Main benefits||Humectant, Moisturiser|
|Who should use it||Because it balances both oily and dry skin, Rose Geranium Hydrosol is excellent for balancing mixed skin.|
|How often can you use it?||Daily|
|Works well with||Most of the hydrosols.|
|Doesn't work with||NA|
|How to use||Include it in your formulation's water phase.|
Mechanisms of action
Linalool, Geranyl formate, Citronellol, and Geraniol are the major chemical ingredients of Geranium hydrosol. The activity of citrollelol is thought to include: Antimicrobials disrupt and impede bacterial growth at the cellular level.
Antimicrobials function by inhibiting the growth of microbe populations, which protects products from the damage and shortening of their shelf lives caused by bacterial growth. Products are assured to stay cleaner and fresher for longer due to the integrated antibacterial solution disrupting the environment for germs to proliferate uncontrollably.
Benefits of Geranium Hydrosol (rose)
In terms of therapeutic applications, hydrosols are excellent. Not only that, but some hydrosols, which are sometimes referred to as beauty oils, operate as absolute beauty enhancers. They have a relaxing and gentle attitude.
Hydrosols are pure floral liquids that are made by steam distilling fresh, aromatic plants. Hydrosols are a fantastic addition to holistic skin care since they are naturally gentle, hydrating, and relaxing and promote the skin’s natural defences.
Rose Geranium hydrosol is great for dry, combination, sensitive, or acne-prone skin because it tones and hydrates all skin types. Throughout the day, mist your face and body. When used after cleansing and before moisturising, it’s fantastic.
Side effects of Geranium Hydrosol (rose)
Geranium hydrosol has no recognised negative effects. When applied directly to the face, it might induce a burning sensation or a rash, especially in persons with sensitive skin. To avoid this, perform a patch test and apply it to your arm in a diluted form.
How to use it in formulation?
For formulation purposes, geranium hydrosol might be used instead of distilled water. It can be used in both dry and wet clay recipes, as well as with creams and lotions. It can also be used as part of a facial steam when combined with water. Itchy red skin, daily face mist, sensitive skin, sunburn, heat flashes, exhaustion, and stress are all symptoms of this condition.
Work well with other ingredients
Rose geranium hydrosol works well as a preparing spray on the skin before applying creams or oils since it helps to keep moisture in place. Other hydrosols, such as lavender and helichrysum, go well with it. For a delicious body splash, combine essential oils of jasmine and chamomile. Geranium hydrosol is also a wonderful addition to DIY cleaning preparations, and it pairs nicely with citrus essential oils like lemon or grapefruit.