The Right Floral Water For Your Skin

With their fresh, delicate scent, floral waters make excellent skin toners. Mist them over your face and body to get the most out of their amazing benefits.

Divine Essence® floral waters are obtained during essential oil distillation. Our cold-press extraction process preserves a high concentration of active ingredients, giving them similar properties to essential oils (only Wild Cornflower and Witch Hazel are not derived from essential oils).

How are floral waters prepared?

Floral waters are extracted from aromatic plants inside a still through steam distillation. Once the process is complete, the plant’s essential oils and floral waters are separated. During distillation, steam passes through the plant matter (flowers, roots, leaves, etc.), breaks up the small pockets of essential oil, and releases the aromatic molecules. The infused steam is then sent through a cooling coil and transformed into a liquid known as hydrosol, with a layer of essential oil floating on its surface. Because the essential oil is insoluble in water, it does not mix with the floral water. The essential oil is collected in a condensing recipient, leaving the valuable floral water intact.
Floral waters (hydrosols) are extracted from fragrant plants inside a still through steam distillation. Once the process is complete, the plant’s essential oils and floral waters are separated. During distillation, steam passes through the plant material (flowers, roots, leaves, etc.), breaks up the small pockets of essential oil, and releases the aromatic molecules. The infused steam is then sent through a cooling coil and transformed into a liquid known as hydrosol, above which floats a layer of essential oil. Essential oil is insoluble in water, and the two liquids do not mix. The essential oil is then separated from the precious floral water and retrieved in a condensing recipient.
Benefits of floral waters:

Floral waters are completely safe for your skin, and possess remarkable cosmetic properties. They can tone, tighten pores, promote healing, soothe and freshen – but above all, they are wonderful for hydrating skin.

Use them as a face mist to freshen skin before applying a vegetable oil, or as the final step in your skin care routine.

Choose the right floral water for your skin care needs:

  • Improve sub-cutaneous circulation: Everlasting, Witch Hazel
  • Combination to oily skin: Damask Rose, Witch Hazel
  • Acne-prone skin: Damask Rose, Lavender, Everlasting
  • Sensitive, irritated or rosacea-prone skin: Lavender, Everlasting
  • Mature skin: Damask Rose, Orange Blossom (Neroli)
  • Dry skin: Damask Rose
  • Toning and firming: Damask Rose, Orange Blossom (Neroli), Witch Hazel
  • Sebum-balancing: Lavender, Witch Hazel
  • Anti-aging: Labrador Tea, Damask Rose, Everlasting
  • Relieve tired eyes: Wild Cornflower

Browse the full Divine Essence line to find your perfect floral water!

 

Source: Michel Turbide, aromatherapist, teacher and speaker

Natural and Organic cosmetic certified by ECOCERT Greenlife according to ECOCERT standard available at http://cosmetics.ecocert.com

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