Okay, so today I plucked all of my roses and buds from their bushes (Bright pink and Yellow Knockout Roses). I decided it was time to give making rosewater a try. I did not do the distilled version (inverted pot lid) BUT the time saving infused version.
I put 6 cups of water into a stainless steel pot and 6 cups of tightly packed roses and buds. NO stems, leaves, etc... Brought to a simmer and turned off the heat...let steep for an hour. Roses lost ALL their color and I strained and squeezed the roses then poured into Mason jars. The color is not what I expected, so I have added a pic and want to know what you think!
ALSO, I have VERY dry skin and wanted to use a rosewater vitamin C spray on my body before my daily dose of an oil concoction (moisturizer). When I added the rosewater to my vitamin C...it turned PINK! Very pretty BUT Is this reaction between the rosewater and C crystals okay and is this okay to use on my skin? I assume so, but I AM a novice and wanted to know for sure.
Again...A BIG Thank in advance!!!!
ROSEWATER WITH VITAMIN C PLAIN ROSEWATER