It is the queen of Roses, the most precious of all, also named Rose of May. It is indeed harvested in May on the hills of Grasse. It is collected by hands at the first rays of sun, which rises early morning. The Rose de Grasse is distilled right away in the afternoon, because it keeps its refined, delicate perfume only for a few hours, which originates from its location between sea and mountains. The Rose de May is exclusively cultivated in Grasse and fields are no more than 50 hectares in Grass anymore. It is almost exclusively used for the High Perfumery.
NATURA SIBERICA buys hydrolat of Rose de May from Grasse producer. Hydrolat results from the 1st distillation f rose petals. The Rose hydrolat abounds in vitamins A, C and E as well as essential fatty acids.
The benefits of the Rose de Grasse for the skin and hair are numerous and known for a long time:
Nutritive – relieves and soothes sensitive skin, tones down redness, leave skin comfortable.
Astringent and toning – minimizes pores and refreshes complexion.
Protective – helps fight free radicals and gives more resilience against negative impact of environment and pollution.
Powerful anti-age and moisturizing properties: strenghtens the lipid barrier, stimulate fibroblasts and collagen activity which are necessary to skin resilience and elasticity. Stimulates repair of skin cells and helps preserve skin youth. Relaxing – its intoxicating and subtle fragrance is perfect to harmonize mind and to balance emotions.