Rose: beauty formula
 Flowers are beautiful - so they created the Creator. No one can solve the formula of their charms, but to share their beauty, and have taken at least a part of it, trying beauties of all time.

"... The little prince had never seen such large buds and had a premonition that he would see a miracle. A mysterious visitor everything is ready, all smarten up ... She dressed up slowly, one after the other examples petals ... She wanted to appear in all the splendor of its beauty. Yes, it was a terrible flirt! Mysterious preparation lasted day after day. And finally, one morning, just the sun rose petals opened ... the little prince could not restrain enthusiasm: - How beautiful you are! "
  (Antoine de Saint-Exupery "The Little Prince")

Rose - a unique flower. In the history of mankind there is no other plant that would serve as such a universal symbol of beauty, passing from culture to culture and from country to country. She served as a symbol of beauty in the poetry of different countries, especially in the Arab world, and often defines the name of entire countries and attended the coats of arms of noble families. According to ancient Indian legend, the goddess of beauty Lakshmi was born pink bud ...

Rosa, first of all, has a harmonizing, healing effect and is good for the care of thin, delicate sensitive, allergy-prone skin. Moreover, in the petals contain high levels of natural fatty acids, which reduce the protective function of the skin, and therefore - is an effective means against aging.

Beauties of the East knew about the miraculous power of this flower and in every way they were used. Currently, rose petals - enough tools available to beauty, so why not use recipes prverennymi centuries?

Rose water (against irritation)

Petals 4-5 large purple or dark red roses folded into a jar and pour 1 liter of water, add 200 grams of sugar (preferably cane), for 2 hours, Shake, strain and store in a cool place.

Egyptian cream (for dry, prone to peeling of the skin)

  The juice of aloe leaves 2 medium (not water the plant two days to gather the active substances in the leaves) mixed with 2 tablespoons of filtered water, 3 tablespoons of rose water or infusion of rose petals and a teaspoon of honey. Put the mixture in a water bath and gradually introduce 100 g melted pork fat (lard can be). Ready to shift the cream in a jar (Nonmetallic), cork tightly and refrigerate. Impose a thin layer once a day.

Comment:   very good remedy against the effect of "tightness" and the formation of premature wrinkles, but the cream protivopakazano people with "rosacea" because one of the components - honey (sosudorasshiyayuschy ingredient).

Pink Lotion Wrinkle

2 Mash the avocado, add the petals of flowers two white lilies and 4 big pink rose flower. Pour half a liter of vodka and leave for 3 weeks. Then strain and using diluted: 1/2 cup of tincture add 1/2 cup filtered water 1 tablespoon of glycerin and lemon juice.

Comment: great moisturizes and nourishes the skin, prevents skin dehydration process, and consequently the formation of premature wrinkles. Lemon juice bleaches the skin and nourishes it with vitamin C. After the application is immediately noticeable that the person "freshened up".

Tonic of rose petals

Petals 5 medium red roses pour 0.5 liters of apple cider vinegar and place in a sealed vessel (non-metallic) for 3 weeks. Then infusion of strain and dilute with an equal amount of filtered water. Good tones and cleanses. For all skin types.
Comment: good remedy for gentle cleansing.

The only condition that must be taken into account in the preparation of toners and lotions - roses should be "live", ie not "holland". Perhaps the beauty of the local rose inferior guests from abroad, but useful properties will give them a head start.
Author: Inna Sedykh