Essential oils have been a popular alternative to more synthetic products manufactured on the market today. With consumers always looking for a trendy new product that promises to benefit their skincare routine, have you heard about hydrosols?
What Are Hydrosols?
Also known as floral waters, they are created merely as a by-product of the steam distillation process. Essential oils are distilled with the use of steam. Particles of the essential oil are then captured in the steam. Once cooled the essential oils remain on top of the water, they are removed and bottled as essential oils and the remaining water is known as hydrosol.
With each different floral water containing the same composition of the essential oil from which it's derived. They have the power of the essential oil, with the diluted properties of water. This means they are gentle enough to apply directly to skin creating a valuable antibacterial and antimicrobial mist. They can be used on their own or blended with other extracts or oils to enhance their properties.
Rose, Lavender and Chamomile floral waters are a popular option for a nighttime relaxing face mist, while orange, neroli and peppermint will create a feeling of joy and refresh the skin for a great wake up in your morning routine.
The combinations are endless with a natural ingredient like floral waters. However, you decide to use hydrosols, meet with the team at Aromatic Ingredients. We can assist you with other exciting ingredients to include in your combination.