When it comes to natural skincare, flowers are the key to unlocking healthy and radiant skin. The skincare benefits of flowers have been emphasized in several cultures across the world since ancient times. They are a powerhouse of bioactive compounds that rejuvenate your skin and fix all your skin issues. Believe us, once you start using flower powders in your skincare rituals, you won’t look back.
4 Flower Powders for Skincare
Here are 4 amazing floral powders made just using petals of flowers grown in India that you should include in your skincare regime for their amazing beauty benefits:
Rose Petals Powder
Rose is well-known to hydrate and brighten dull, lifeless skin. It can reduce your suntan, fade dark spots and even lighten acne scars if used regularly. Using Blend It Raw Apothecary’s Rose Petals Powder is an experience in itself. When gently massaging it on skin you will notice the petals melt and leave behind softer skin.
DIY Recipe: Mix 1 tbsp each of our rose petals powder and oatmeal together with hydrosol to form a smooth paste. Massage this onto your skin, body and lips in a circular motion and leave it on for 2-3 minutes before rinsing off. This mild scrub works great in removing dead skin cells and sun tan. Even suitable for babies and people with sensitive skin.
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Hibiscus Petals Powder:
Hibiscus sabdariffa is a rich source of AHA’s that help speed up cell turnover to reduce blackheads and whiteheads. It also has high amounts of antioxidants that fight off free radicals to give you smoother, firmer skin. It is a magical flower that is naturally rich in exfoliating acids for skin. Great for hyperpigmentation, acne scars, congested skin and tan.
This flower powder is our best seller.
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DIY Recipe: Mix 1/2 teaspoon hibiscus powder with 1 tablespoon kaolin clay and water to form a paste. Apply it onto your skin and leave it on until it is semi dry before rinsing off.
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Avarampoo senna powder is a great addition to your cleansing routine as it helps even out skin tone. It has strong antimicrobial properties that can keep acne and blemishes at bay. This flower is also soothing in nature and will provide relief from skin irritations. Avarampoo flowers when used as body wash, helps cool down the body and deal with body odor.
DIY Recipe: Mix 2 tbsp of avarampoo powder & 1 teaspoon turmeric with 1 tbsp each of gram flour & kaolin clay. Add water to form a paste and massage this all over your face and body as a cleanser. Use oats flour instead of gram flour if you have dry skin.
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Blue Butterfly Pea Flower Powder
These vibrant indigo colored flowers are packed with antioxidants that minimize oxidative damage to keep your skin healthy. It helps soothe irritated skin and can even improve your skin barrier function.
They give a beautiful blue color to skincare diys/formulations.
DIY Recipe: Mix 1 teaspoon of blue pea powder and 1 tablespoon Kaolin Clay with a hydrosol to form a paste. Apply it to your face and rinse off after 10 minutes. This works as a great soothing and deep cleansing face mask for all skin types.