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How to use your hydrolat correctly?

How to use your hydrolat correctly?

Hydrosol is obtained through the steam distillation of plants. It encapsulates all the properties of the plant, but with a lower concentration of active ingredients compared to an essential oil. Incorporate hydrosol into your daily routine and reap the benefits of plants for your skin care.

What should we know about hydrosols?

Floral waters possess almost the same properties as essential oils, but are much less concentrated. As a result, they can be used without fear by children and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Depending on the plant used for its production, the floral water can be used on the skin to correct imperfections, perfect cleansing, rebalance the skin's pH, soothe irritations and feelings of discomfort, regulate sebum production or even purify the skin. As floral water is largely composed of water, it does not keep as well as essential oils. It must be protected from light, moisture and heat.

How to choose your hydrosol?

The choice of hydrosol is made based on the skin type and any potential issues to be addressed. Oily skin, which has to deal with overproduction of sebum and the possible appearance of comedones, benefits from witch hazel hydrosol . Indeed, this treatment purifies the skin and helps to eliminate the excess sebum that clogs the pores. As oily skin is generally characterised by enlarged pores, witch hazel hydrosol also helps to tighten them.

If your skin lacks radiance, consider using theorange blossom hydrosol. It revitalises the complexion and stimulates skin regeneration. Rich in flavonoids, the orange blossom hydrosol has antioxidant properties and thus helps to neutralise free radicals, which are responsible for accelerated skin ageing. It also helps to tone devitalised skin.

In the event that your skin is prone to irritation and redness, chamomile hydrosol is recommended. Chamomile is known for its soothing and calming properties. Thus, chamomile hydrosol reduces redness and soothes discomfort. It is suitable for sensitive and reactive skin, as well as dry and irritated skin.

TheDamask rose hydrosol is recommended for delaying skin ageing and brightening the complexion due to its antioxidant action. It is suitable for mature, fragile and irritated skin, for tired skin or even for skin prone to redness.

How to apply your hydrosol?

Hydrosol is incorporated into the daily skincare routine to address a specific issue (acne, excess sebum production, dryness...). It is applied after makeup removal in the evening and your morning cleanse, but before your regular skincare products. Indeed, hydrosol should be used on clean, dry skin. Soak a cotton pad with hydrosol and gently apply it to your face and neck, without rubbing. Then use your serum or face cream to complete your skin care and protect it from external aggressions.

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