Our Rose Geranium Facial Tonic Hydrosol is sourced from a few small, organic farms in northern Washington state. Our geranium is called "Attar of Rose" and is a finely cut Pelagonium capitatum, it is sweetly floral and with an ideal, slightly acidic pH 4.6, it is ideal for gentle, hydrating and vitalizing care of the skin. It is distilled solely for its hydrophilic (water-loving) components, not the essential oil. Distillers of essential oils usually use plant material that has been dried over several days, resulting in a loss of approximately 70% of water volume. We choose to distill for the hydrosol alone and use only fresh plant material. In this way the resulting hydrosol is much richer in the valuable, water-soluble aromatic molecules. Furthermore, these hydrosols are artisan-distilled at low temperatures for over two to three hours in copper. Conventional distillation utilizes stainless steel and high temperatures, and the process lasts for only thirty to forty-five minutes. The more labor-intensive artisan process that we choose to use creates a hydrosol that is vitalizing and healing for all skin conditions.
Pure plant hydrosols are some of nature's best antioxidants. They play an important role in protecting the skin from free radicals and pollution. Saturating the skin daily with these precious waters restores pH balance, promotes cell repair, refreshes and tones skin tissue, maintaining soft and smooth skin while significantly increasing vitality and hydration to all skin conditions.
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For maximum hydration saturate skin with Facial Tonic Hydrosol (3 to 5 full sprays). With clean hands, press completely into skin. To help restore the protective hydro-lipid balance of the skin, follow Facial Tonic with two pumps of one of our silky oil Serums: Rosehip Treatment or Pomegranate Repair. For added protection, add a finger-full of one of our Day Moisturizers or Whipped Shea Butters over our oil Serum. Facial Tonic Hydrosols can be used liberally all day long to tone, hydrate, and refresh.
Here's an ACNE TIP: A daily saturation of any of our Facial Tonic Hydrosols helps to restore the skin's slightly acidic pH, its Acid Mantle, an integral part of the body's defense mechanism that helps to repel bacterial growth on the surface of the skin. Adding to this restorative action, the benefits of an abundance of bioactive aroma molecules of plant's immune system, and you have a healthy, peaceful face!
No alcohol. No preservatives. No artificial fragrances. No GMOs, petroleum-based products, parabens. Cruelty free.
Rose geranium floral hydrosol (Pelargonium capitatum floral hydrolate)* From Washington state
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Hello, I wanted to write and tell you that, in addition to the Blemish Kit, I've been using your Rose Geranium Facial Tonic and I love it! It's so simple, and it's helped balance the oil my skin releases and seems to help loosens blackheads, and I love at how smooth my skin looks now. Thank you evanhealy! Andrea T., Dallas, TX.