Floral waters are a byproduct from the steam distillation of essential oils. They are also known as hydrolats. Floral waters can be added into skincare routines for refreshing and revitalising the skin. They contain all the beneficial essences of the plant from which they are extracted from. They are only different in that they are milder than the essential oils thus are more suitable for direct use on the skin and face.
Floral waters are slowly replacing toners which are necessary in skin care regimes since they balance the skin’s pH levels while brightening, cleansing, hydrating and toning it. But flower waters provide all of these benefits with even more unique properties of natural ingredients.
Lavender floral water is a byproduct of the distillation of lavender oil. It has a rich floral scent. Lavender floral water is reputed to balance your thoughts and create a sense of harmony between body and mind. The oil is hailed as a good all-rounder and its likewise for the floral water. It is both cleansing and soothing making it an ideal night time skin toner. It also is great for acne or blemish prone skin due its anti-bacterial and soothing properties.