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The rose is an erect shrub or woody perennial spanning more than 150 different species. More than twenty thousand hybrids exist. Roses can be free standing, trailing, or climbing in nature. Seven distinctive types have been identified including Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea, Tree Roses, Miniature, Climbing, Floribunda, and Shrub & Landscape. The stems of the rose bush are covered with sharp thorns. Growing naturally throughout North America, the rose is a popularly cultivated flower across the United States. Roses require a minimum of six hours of full sun each day as well as regular watering. Aside from that, they are quite easy to grow.

Rose hips and petals are edible. They have been used in medicinal treatments since ancient times. Rose hips are the portions that grow at the base of the rose flower. They are rich in beta-carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin F, bio-flavinoids, and pectin. Therefore, rose hips deliver a powerful antioxidant capability that protects the body and skin from harm. Enhancing the status of the body’s immune system, rose hips are often used to improve digestive capabilities, control weight gain, and improve both blood pressure and cholesterol. Rose petal wine has been used to treat heart disease, headaches, fever, and stomach pain.

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Both rose waters and oils are used in the formulation of beauty products. In order to obtain rose water and oil, the roses are distilled first. Large quantities of rose petals are needed in order to extract a single drop of oil. Almost 9,000 pounds of roses are needed to make one drop of oil, making it costly to purchase. Nonetheless, the high concentration of rose oil enables a single drop to go a long way. Rose oil is not used in a concentrated form, but rather, it is combined with secondary carrier oils such as grape seed, almond, or jojoba oils. It is applied topically rather than taken internally.

Both rose waters and oils are used in the formulation of beauty products.

Roses are beautiful and highly fragrant. A state symbol of New York since 1955, the rose is designated to be the official state flower in any color. Offering many symbolic reflections, roses have long been a part of societal functions. Additionally, roses offer many practical uses within the home and beauty industries.

The symbolism of roses dates back centuries to the time of ancient Greek mythology. A rose bush grew from the blood of Aphrodite’s (Greek goddess of love) slain lover. She is frequently portrayed with roses, symbolizing immortal love. Christian reflections portray red roses as symbolizing the ultimate sacrifice in the death of Christ. The red roses symbolize the crown of thorns covered in blood. In ancient Roman times, roses were hung above meeting tables, delivering the message that anything discussed "sub rosa" or "beneath the roses" was to remain secret. Roses came to symbolize tacit understanding.

Although rose waters and oils are suitable for all skin types, they are especially beneficial for sensitive, dry, or mature skin types.

The colors of roses have long held symbolic meaning. Pink roses reflect gentility, first love, elegance, happiness, gracefulness, and healing. White roses (bridal roses) suggest purity, humility, sanctity, innocence, and mysticism. The gift of a white rose without a note suggests that a secret admirer exists. Yellow roses (friendship roses) reflect caring, mature love, friendship, protection against envy, and joy. Bold and dramatic, red roses (lovers’ roses) are symbolic of immortal love, enduring passion, respect, and sacrifice. Orange roses are reflective of desire, enthusiasm, and excitement. Lilac and/or purple roses suggest enchantment, desire, and love at first sight. Of course, variations in shade may signify a slightly different meaning, and the number of roses must also be taken into consideration.

Rose oils and waters vary in coloring due to the different hues that are available. Common types of roses for use in skincare products include Rosa Damascena, Rosa Centifolia, and Rosa Gallica. Although rose waters and oils are suitable for all skin types, they are especially beneficial for sensitive, dry, or mature skin types. Therapeutic benefits offered in aromatherapy are delivered via inhalation methods.

Rose oils can be used to boost skin circulation, enhance elasticity levels, and strengthen capillary walls just beneath the surface of the skin, which is quite helpful in reduce the redness created by enlarged capillaries. Synthetic versions of rose essence have been created, but they do not deliver any therapeutic value when used. Rose water, less expensive than its counterpart rose oil, is soothing to skin that has been irritated. It can also perform as an antiseptic solution or tonic, helping to clear up infections. It offers astringent, anti-depressant, and mildly sedative capabilities.

  

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A moisturizing hand cream that provides long-lasting hydration.
$49.00 $76.00 value
4.3oz | JQ029
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Hand pampering trio features tart rhubarb with a citrus twist.
$60.00 $77.00 value
MO337
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Restore, moisturize and replenish your skin with Rose Hip Oil.
$24.00
2oz | RW004
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Fresh rose petals spun with a hint of honey and sugar and a splash of milk create this delectable bouquet.
$38.00
6oz | SD032
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This post-shave treatment hydrates, soothes and nourishes skin.
$80.00
1oz | KF109
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A fragrance by Mariel Hemingway inspired by the beauty of nature.
$35.00
2oz | HP047
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Repairing treatment balm soothes sun exposed skin.
$42.00
0.50oz | DC194
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A highly versatile cellulite treatment with effective pure essential oils.
$50.00
6.76oz | AX014
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A hydrating mist that refreshes the skin and senses.
$35.00
3.3oz | JQ008
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Controls sebum and purifies the skin for a smooth, radiant finish.
$66.00
.5 oz | SD007
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Smooth and soften skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines.
$66.00
.5 oz | SD006
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Rich, foaming cleanser with gentle alpha hydroxy acids to brighten the skin.
$32.95
4oz | KI008
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Seal in the skin's natural moisture - Ideal for normal to dry skin.
$36.00
1.5oz | GD010
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This formula helps to rejuvenate skin while you sleep.
$44.00
2oz | GT015
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Helps reduce fatigue, puffiness and dark circles.
$30.00
9 treatments | TL006
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Helps to hydrate, purify and clarify the complexion as it visibly, instantly calms redness.
$80.00
1 oz | KF021
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The rejuvenating effects of Bulgarian Rose Water strengthen and tone the delicate tissues of the skin.
$65.00
6.7oz | TX005
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This deep-penetrating, ultra-moisturizing treatment replenishes, restores and weatherproofs the skin.
$175.00
1oz | TX012
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This formula helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and swollen and tired looking eyes.
$56.00
1oz | WS009
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Use balancing facial oil as your light, breathable treatment for night.
$32.95
0.5oz | KI005
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If you suffer from stress, muscle tension or sleeping problems, this is the product for you.
$56.00
5.07oz | TH031
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After sun soothing lotion.
$37.50
6.8 oz | PE051
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This formula helps to rejuvenate skin while you sleep.
$40.00
2oz | GT014
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Blend of plant botanicals and floral extracts provides all-natural skin quenching properties.
$68.00
1oz | OG004
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This formula helps to rejuvenate skin while you sleep.
$36.00
2oz | GT013
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This tea aids in relaxation and rebalances the nervous system.
$16.00
20 Sachets | TH052
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Ultimate deep hydration with pure essential oils.
$47.00
1oz | TL039
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A 2-in-1 toner and an eye-makeup remover.
$29.00
7oz | CZ023
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Rejuvenating gel helps stimulate cell turnover for younger looking skin.
$45.00
5oz | PT244
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This eye balm is formulated as your nighttime emollient with hard-core hydrating botanicals and nutritives.
$37.95
0.5oz | KI009
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Dual action toning and cleansing lotion.
$33.50
8.4oz | PM003
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Purifying masque is the ultimate stress-reducer for your worst skin problems and as your go-to overnight spot treatment.
$48.95
1oz | KI002
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Restore the appearance of youthful suppleness and elasticity.
$92.00
1oz | JM043
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Repair visible signs of aging with just two capsules a day. Limited edition, special value set.
$107.80
$220.00 value
EE204
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Keeps skin looking young and supple while select botanical antioxidants prevent damage in any environment.
$65.00
1.7 oz | KF004
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A gentle and creamy facial cleanser formulated for rosacea skin.
$43.00
6.8 oz | PE035
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A powerful cell regenerating, pain reducing, anti-inflammatory healing creme.
$130.00
1.9oz | TX009
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A soothing, decongesting alcohol-free toning lotion for rosacea and sensitive skin.
$32.50
6.8 oz | PE037
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A unique exfoliant that polishes gently while deeply cleansing.
$36.00
5.0oz | PE032
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Banishes the curse of shaving bumps and ingrown hairs.
$22.50
1.1oz | WH012
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This non-foaming cleanser deep cleans skin without irritation or over-drying.
$40.00
8oz | SQ001
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A rose-based cleansing gel that deep cleanses the skin without irritation.
$45.00
6.8oz | KF001
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An algae based hydrating cleanser that also purifies, calms and tones the skin.
$36.00
8oz | AN129
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A light, hydrating toner with the classic Jurlique rose scent.
$24.00
1.7oz | JQ162
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A medium-warm golden pressed powder foundation.
$55.00
0.42 oz | CR050
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A quickly-absorbed serum that helps to promote skin firmness.
$90.00
1oz | YK023
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Rich golden - for medium to deep skin tones.
$48.00
1oz | CR272
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Naturally enhanced chemical free sunblock with a silky matte finish.
$36.00
1.7oz | CO031
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