Why Rose Water For Skin is a Summer Skin Care Essential

Upakarma Beauty

Summer time means it is time for harsh sun, hot and humid air followed by sweaty and grimy skin. Rose Water can be your new skin care bestie that helps tackle all your summertime skin woes. 

Due to excessive heat and humidity, the skin starts screaming for clear pores and protection from sun damage. Also, we sweat more during summers, which means dirt and grime gets stuck in our pores more easily. By keeping that in mind, we have got you a natural summer skincare super hero – Rose Water. 

Rose Water is refreshing, soothing and hydrating just as the season calls for. It is known as an amazingly effective skincare product, having innumerable benefits for the skin.  

So, let’s find out more reasons to love Rose Water and know why it is an essential add on during the summers.

Why Rose for Skin Care?

Rose is considered as ‘King of Flowers’ and perhaps are the most admired flowering plant. This well-known flower symbolizes love, luxury and it’s no surprise that roses have always been associated with beauty. Moreover, it’s actually been used as beauty enhancer for thousands of years around the world.

The delicate, vibrant and mesmerizing rose petals have so much to offer for our skin. These soft rose petals contain several compounds that are really beneficial for improving your skin health.

The rose petals contain anti-microbial and anti-bacterial; properties that fight bacteria causing acne and protect the skin against any skin infection. Also, it is full of vitamins, mineral and antioxidants that help protect cell damage and in turn help reduce wrinkles and fine lines. Furthermore, the anti-inflammatory properties help in calming and soothing the inflamed, dry or rough skin.

All in all it is one of the most essential skincare ingredients that everyone should include. It is particularly effective in form of a Rose Water. 

Now let’s dive straight into some of the hidden beauty benefits of this summer skincare essential:

Rehydrates & Refreshes The Skin

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Summers mean more sweat. And so in response, your skin tends to lose a significant amount of moisture. So, during summers it’s important to hydrate your skin regularly. And what can be a great savior than a few spritz of Rose Water.

Rose Water is a natural hydrator. It contains natural moisturizing properties that give your skin a refreshing boost of hydration. Moreover, the antioxidant properties provide nutrients deep into the skin. Thus, it improves the skin barrier and may prevent the trans-epidermal water loss by making your skin nourished and refreshed all day.

Tighten The Pores

With the rising temperature, your pores actually tend to get larger. This is because the heat makes your skin release excess sweat and sebum, making your pores work overtime. So, when these pores are open for a longer duration, the dirt, oil and grime get clogged in the pores further making your skin look textured and unhealthy.

 Though the skin pores are an organic part and cannot be completely diminished but can surely be tightened. Thanks to the mild astringent properties of Rose Water that helps deeply cleanse the skin, unclog the pores, dry out the excess oil and tighten the pores to reveal a smoother and healthier looking skin.

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Soothes Skin Irritation and Redness

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Outdoor summer heat can cause damage to your skin in several uncommon ways like leaving your skin red, dry, inflamed and itchy. This may be due to excessive sweating or sunburn, which can quickly spoil all your summertime fun.

But fret not, there is something that can cool down your skin just like water soothes your scratchy throat.  A soothing and gentle toner – Rose Water for skin can really help calm down the irritated skin. Because of its anti-inflammatory & antiseptic properties it is considered as a perfect solution to cool and calm down your skin.

Reduces Acne, Fine Lines and Blemishes

Summer heat can make your skin feel dry and dull. This is done through several ways due to exposure to sun, lack of moisture, dirt and pollution. All these factors can damage the collagen and elastin which makes your skin look saggy and wrinkled. Also, acne is another common problem that is mostly faced by everyone. 

But don’t worry; this is where Rose water comes to save your skin this summer. Roses Water has powerful antioxidants that reduces the appearance of fine lines and aging spots and even prevents from forming new ones. In Addition, the antibacterial properties that help fight the bacteria causing acne. Thereby, healing and preventing it further.

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Gives A Natural Glow

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When the weather gets warmer and humidity increases, your skin starts producing natural oils. The oil secreted gets stuck on your skin’s surface making it greasy, oil and sticky. Moreover, using wrong products on your skin can even make this situation worse by inviting problems like – acne and whiteheads. 

A lightweight product like Rose Water can help you get rid of any skin problem. It has amazing properties to clarify the deeper layers of the skin and to balance the natural oils. Thereby, it leaves your skin looking smooth and radiant. 

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These were the amazing benefits of Rose Water. Let’s now further see the correct steps to use it: 

Step-1) Cleanse you skin with a mild face wash 

Step -2) Spray a generous amount of Rose Water on your face and neck

Step-3) Apply a Serum and let it absorb into the skin 

Step- 4) Then use a gentle moisturizer and sunscreen. 

This is a 4-step skincare routine you must follow during summers. Also, you can use it as many times as your skin requires. Moreover, make sure that you keep your eyes closed when spraying directly on your face and always keep the bottle a few inches away while spraying Rose Water. 

Rose Water can be used in several different ways like – using it as a gentle toner, mixing it into face scrubs, ubtans or face packs, as a make-up remover and even for men as an after shave. 

Choosing The Best Rose Water

Rose Water is considered as a natural toner. Also, the key ingredients must be natural and include rose petals & water. 

When it comes to choosing rose Water, make sure it contains 100% natural ingredients with no added artificial colors, fragrances or any harmful chemicals. 

Upakarma Ayurveda Rose Water is just exactly the same. And can meet all your expectations of finding a Premium Quality Rose Water. In addition to this, it is even made from fresh and vibrant rose petals and is formulated through the steam-distillation method. This ensures high level hygiene, unmatched purity and a light-weight formulation. 

It comes in a spray bottle making it a travel-friendly pack which you can use anywhere and anytime of the day. And the best part is that it is gender-neutral and is suitable for every skin type. 


So, these were the reasons why it should be included in your summer favorites. Rose Water is a breakthrough skincare product with immense benefits to treat your skin with the blast of hydration and essence of the floral scent.


Just a friendly reminder, always and always do a patch test before including any new product in your skin and hair care routine. Just like behind your ears to check any sort of allergy or irritation. But if you don’t notice any reaction then the product is good to go and you have finally found a best friend for your skin and hair.