Ah, roses. A symbol of love. Or friendship. (I never quite understood all the meanings of the different colors, but I digress.) Ever since I worked at MAC, and they came out with a rose-scented perfume, I’ve been obsessed with the scent. I love smelling like my grandma’s potpourri! Not only is the smell amazing but roses are naturally chalk full of amazing ingredients. Rose oil has antioxidants & vitamins and can also help fight acne because of its antibacterial properties. It is soothing for eczema and rosacea, and its naturally occurring vitamin C helps protect skin against environmental damage. Rose oil also locks in moisture and is amazing for dry or mature skin.

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Lots of beauty companies have jumped on the rose bandwagon and are incorporating it into their products, much to my delight. Here are some of my favorites:

 
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EO wild rose & coconut conditioning serum: rose oils strengthen hair while 7 other oils restore moisture and soften split ends

Jurlique hand cream: moisturizes and soothes with a soft scent of roses. this brand also has amazing Rosewater products

Korres wild rose eye treatment: minimizes fine lines and dark circles with the brightening effect of rose oil

Fresh rose cleansing foam: this cleanser is combined with rosewater and cucumber, which restores and balances without stripping

L’occitane rose soap: this eco-friendly soap cleanses the skin without drying it and has a soft rosy scent

Roses de Chloe perfume: my current favorite perfume: just the right combo of flowery and delicate

Lush bath bomb: I gave this one to my girlfriends last year in our “favorite things” exchange; I love that it has real rose petals in it and the naturally calming scent of rose

Rosebud salve: multi-purpose balm that can smooth chapped skin and lips, tame flyaways and even be used on diaper rash!

Posted By Courtney

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