A clear, orange to brown, mobile liquid with a deep, voluptuous, floral, rosy fragrance. It is an extract of the flowers of the Cabbage Rose.
Rosa centifolia Flower Extract
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (Cosing), the functions of Rose de Mai Absolute are:
Astringent, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Tonic
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A good skin care oil for all skin types but especially good for helping with dry skin, mature skin, wrinkles and broken capillaries. Use in day creams, night creams and serums.
It is well known as a natural aphrodisiac so add to bath melts and body butters and body lotions for sensual luxury.
Considered to be very much a female oriented oil but the beauty of the fragrance is one of the most globally appreciated smells across all cultures.
No direct Hair Care usage but it would make a shampoo or conditioner very luxurious and desirable.
Use in a diffuser to set the ambience for a romantic evening in.
Blend with Jasmine and Ylang Ylang to use as an aphrodisiac.
Combine with Sandalwood and Patchouli for exceptional skincare, especially mature skin.
Add to Lavender Absolute for using in a high end anti aging serum.
Do not use during pregnancy.