When we opt for organic cosmetics, some products are not present in the traditional stores. This list includes hydrolats, as well as floral waters.
But what are these products used for? What do they allow?
How can I use them and what choice should I make according to my skin type?
Discover here all our advice for an ideal use of hydrolats.
Did you know?
First of all, it is important to know that a hydrolat is an aromatic water obtained after distillation of a natural substance also called floral water. Hydrolat is much softer than essential oil, as it contains less active ingredients: between 0.02% and 0.20%.
Which floral water should I choose for my skin?
Depending on the plant or flower used, hydrolats have different properties.
Given the wide choice available, it can sometimes be difficult to choose the one that best suits your skin type.
Generally, we recommend choosing hydrolats and floral waters that are certified organic, 100% pure, natural, undiluted, unprocessed, unrefined, without additives or preservatives. This is always the best solution to take advantage of a quality and fully effective hydrolat.
For all skin types
The organic Damask rose water is ideal for all skin types. Its powerful, fresh and subtle fragrance brings a pleasant smell of rose to your cosmetics.
The organic rose hydrolat is known for its properties:
- Tones the skin;
- Anti-wrinkle and firming, it helps to restore the skin’s vigor and prevent the effects of aging;
- Refreshing, it relieves the skin sensitive to redness and allergies;
- Astringent, it tightens the pores and evens out the complexion.
Damask Rose is an important ingredient in beauty products. Rich in anti-aging ingredients, it accelerates the repair of damaged cells to maintain the skin’s youthfulness. Thanks to its calming action, it gently cares for the most sensitive skin.
A well-known secret of ancestral beauty, this is by far a necessity. Often used as a toner in the morning or to help remove makeup, this product helps tone the skin.
A perfect softness concentrate for delicate, damaged, sensitive and mature skin. In particular, it ensures that the skin is well hydrated.
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For all skin types, especially dry skins
The orange blossom brings a flowery and fruity smell to your cosmetics.
The organic orange blossom flower water is known for its properties:
- Soothing, regenerating, refreshing;
- Luminous, it gives radiance to the skin;
- Soft tonic, it soothes, gently refreshes the skin;
- It relieves skin sensitive to redness and allergies.
The flowers of the bitter orange, the most sensitive parts of this tree, emit very fine aromas. These make it possible to obtain the essential oil of Neroli, very precious. From this distillation, we also obtain the Orange Blossom hydrolat, more flexible in use. A pleasant smell, which is also appreciated in the kitchen.
As a tonic lotion, the Orange Blossom hydrosol allows a rebalancing of the pH and the flora of the skin, adapted to all the types of skin. It will restore radiance to a dull skin.
This product contributes to the toning, the revitalization and the soothing of the skin. Moreover, it is particularly appreciated by dry skins, which soothes and cleanses delicately. Its little extra? It also calms the mind and makes it easier to sleep.
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How to apply hydrolat on the skin & hair?
Hydrosols have a number of benefits for the skin and hair. First of all, they make it possible to rebalance their pH. Indeed, healthy skin & hair have a slightly acidic pH, around 5.5. The pH of hydrosols is acidic: usually around 5.
Therefore, it is in your best interest to pay special attention to your skin & hair.
With dandruff, greasy hair or itchy scalp, hydrosols have interesting properties for hair care. Here is the way to use them:
- In the wash water after shampoo, on the scalp to rebalance the pH and lengths.
- By spraying it to refresh curls or just to perfume the hair.
For optimal use, opt for the spray pump. Practical and effective. We adopt it without hesitation.
Hydrosols have several beneficial properties for skin care. They are soothing, healing, purifying…
Here are some tips to follow to take full advantage of them:
- In application in the morning, in spray or on a cotton pad to wake up the skin and remove the impurities of the night.
- An application in the evening, to eliminate the impurities of the day or as a make-up remover.
- Add the product to a face mask, mixed with clay or a vegetable powder adapted to your skin type.
The conditions of conservation
Please note that hydrosols are sensitive to pollution.
Our hydrosols are fresh & pure, without any preservatives. Therefore, we strongly advise you to keep them in the refrigerator and to use them at the latest 6 months after opening.
When using them, make sure your hands are always clean. If you notice a change in appearance or smell, we do not recommend its use.
To learn more about rose hydrosol, please read our article on the benefits of rose water.
Do you have a question? Do not hesitate to contact us. Our team will answer you with great pleasure.