It’s no secret that we’re absolutely obsessed with everything flower related. From growing gorgeous plants in our gardens, to using the same beauties in our skincare routines — there is just so much that you can do with them. These delicate blooms are a true powerhouse when it comes to crafting effective and luxurious skincare products, too. That’s why we decided to embrace a little bit of garden alchemy and teach you the best ways to transform flowers into luxurious DIY skincare. So let’s get started, shall we?
The Beauty Possibilities of Flowers
Flowers have a hidden power that extends far beyond their visual appeal. Beneath their delicate petals lie a multitude of natural compounds that can have a transformative effect on our skin. From the soothing embrace of chamomile to the invigorating essence of rose petals, each bloom carries its unique set of properties that can elevate our skincare routines to new heights. So it’s no surprise that when we use these botanical gems in our skincare routines, we’re also infusing our self-care rituals with a touch of nature’s magic.
Flower-infused oils are one of the most effective ways infusing the magic of flowers into your skincare regimen. These oils give you the best of both worlds—the potent properties of flowers, and the nourishment of an oil. To create your own flower-infused oil, blend dried flowers with a carrier oil like olive or jojoba oil. Allow this combination to steep over the course of a few weeks. This will give the flowers enough time to infuse their essence into the oil. The result is an infusion that can be used as a massage oil, facial serum, or as an ingredient in your favorite skincare blends.
Exfoliation is one of the most important steps of everyone’s skincare routine. But did you know that flowers can play an important role in crafting gentle yet potent scrubs? Combining flower petals with sugar or salt creates a natural exfoliating blend that gently eliminates dead skin cells while pampering your skin. The inherent softness of flower petals ensures that your skin is treated with tender care, leaving you with a complexion that’s not only refreshed but revitalized. Additionally, the aromatic experience of using flower scrubs adds an element of luxury to your skincare routine. Which only highlights the overall indulgence.
Indulging in a bath infused with flower petals is the epitome of luxury and relaxation. The petals of flowers like lavender, calendula, and rose can be delicately infused into warm bathwater. Finally, that will release their calming and aromatic properties into the surroundings. As you immerse yourself in this fragrant haven, your skin absorbs the gentle goodness of the petals. It leaves you feeling rejuvenated, serene, and enveloped in nature’s embrace. It’s a delightful way to unwind, pamper yourself, and fully savor the natural treasures your garden offers.