La Nación / Discover the benefits of orange blossom water for the skin

This ingredient is obtained from the steam distillation of orange flower petals and is known above all for its use in pastry, what many do not know is that its application on the dermis has interesting benefits, so we will talk about some of them.

Orange blossom water concentrates phenolic compounds, vitamins and minerals, among which essential oil of neroli, petit grain, organic acids, sugars and pectins, which make it the ally par excellence for skin beautification.

Due to its composition it serves to moisturize and refresh the skin, the best thing is that it adapts to all types of dermis, including sensitive and delicate ones. It is also indicated to combat dryness, flaking, dullness and relieve allergies and eczema.

It has astringent properties that help eliminate excess sebum on the skin, cleanses and reduces the presence of germs. As a result, it reduces and prevents acne, as well as mattifying and removing that characteristic sheen of oily skin.

It contributes to skin care and protects it from the UV rays of the sun and other free radicals present in the environment because it is rich in antioxidants. In turn, it prevents premature aging of the dermis, fights blemishes and stimulates the production of collagen.

How to use?

The most common way to use it is as a facial tonic after doing the cleansing routine, this way it helps to remove the remains of impurities from the pores and leaves a more hydrated appearance. It can be used both day and night.

You can apply the liquid with the help of a cotton ball or use a spray bottle to spray it on your face before makeup. Even when you feel excessive oiliness, irritation or just to cool off.