If you’ve also noticed the recent revival of rose oil in skincare products but don’t really know what the fuss is all about – well, you’ve come to the right place. Because we LOVE, LOVE, LOVE rose oil and are very happy to enlighten you about its many benefits. For example, did you know that rose oil has been used for medicinal purposes in places like China, India, Assyria, Egypt, Greece and Rome for centuries, and has been shown to have a positive effect in treating depression (particularly in post-partem women)? But, rose oil isn’t just good for your mental and physical health – it works wonders on your skin too.

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Everyone – and I mean everyone – understands the importance of moisturising one’s skin. No matter how much of a skincare newbie you may be, I’m sure you apply some sort of cream to your skin on a daily basis. Even the least skin-savvy amongst us have nailed down the basics of cleanse-tone-moisturise. But, there is a big difference between just getting the basics right and perfecting a routine that works for you.

At The Silk Rose, we are big proponents of tailoring your skincare to your personal needs – be that based on your specific skin type, skin goals or concerns. By choosing the right products for you, you will have a better chance at skincare success. Given that moisturisers are clearly a fundamental part of a healthy skincare routine, we thought it may be helpful to take a closer look and understand what makes a good moisturiser and more importantly – how to pick the right one for you.

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