Rose water not only has a pleasant perfume and lots of symbolism: love, purity, faith and beauty, it also has anti-inflammatory properties and it can prevent aging. Let’s see what rose water can do for your hair and scalp.
Rose water has been in the beauty industry for centuries, it came from Iran and spread all over the world. It is created by combining dusk rose essential oil with water and it was not only medicinal benefits but also religious uses. But what can it do for your hair?
Benefits for your hair
If you apply topically rose water to your hair and scalp, you can profit from many benefits added to the beautiful scent.
1. It prevents excess oil production and wards off dandruff
Its astringent properties contribute to the balance of oil in the scalp and by reducing oil production, it prevents dandruff from forming in the scalp.
2. It soothes irritation on the scalp
If you suffer from eczema, psoriasis, or irritation, its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties can help reduce inflammation.
3. It acts as a moisturizer
Rose water reduces frizz and moisturizes dry hair, it increases shine and it is perfect for curly hair.
4. It prevents hair loss
By promoting a healthy scalp, it prevents hair loss and helps hair growth. On top of that, it is an aromatherapy stress-reducer: and stress is one of the leading contributors to hair loss.
How to use rose water
Rose water is good for all hair types and textures. You can apply it directly to the hair and scalp and you don’t need to dilute it, just don’t use it more than two or three times a week so you don’t cause imbalance to the PH of the scalp. You can rinse your hair after you’ve conditioned it, or add some of it to your products, which you can use in a spray to profit from the scent and to help control the frizz!
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