You can use hydrosols for many things, including DIY cleaning products, natural skin care, and aromatherapy practices. They are most commonly combined with essential oils and used as a base or to replace water in linen sprays, facial toners, and natural body or room sprays. You can also use hydrosols as a base for fragrances or even facial cleansers. Hydrosols are definitely an up-and-coming product that everyone should keep their eye on. When made properly with pure ingredients and sustainable practices, hydrosols can be an excellent and desirable tool to add to your cleaning, skin care, and aromatherapy purposes.
Hydrosols can be used as a natural cleanser, toner, aftershave, moisturiser, hair spray and body spray with antibacterial, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory properties to regenerate, soften, and improve the look and texture of the skin. Hydrosols help refresh the skin and make a wonderful after-shower body spray, hair spray or perfume with a subtle scent. The use of hydrosol water can be a great natural addition to your personal care routine or a natural alternative to replace toxic cosmetic products with. One of the main benefits of using hydrosol water is that they are low essential oil concentrated products which can directly be applied on the skin. Due to their water solubility, hydrosols dissolve easily in water based applications and can be used in place of water in cosmetic formulations.
Do not take hydrosols internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.conduct a skin patch test when trying a hydrosol for the first time. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, discuss with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.