Everything’s coming up roses—at least, in the skincare world. In addition to smelling lovely, roses have been used for thousands of years for their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antiseptic properties. Which would explain why it’s being touted as the hero ingredient of the summer.
Click through the slideshow for our favourite rose-based skin products!
Chantecaille Ultra Sun Protection Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Primer ($89)
The botanical-based line’s newest skincare addition is sunscreen like you’ve never seen it before. Silky smooth, it glides on before your face makeup as a perfect primer and leaves no trace of chalky residue.
Fresh Rose Face Mask ($58)
The ultimate relief for sun-worn skin, this hydrating and toning mask comes in a cooling gel formula and is made with pure rosewater and real rose petals.
Lancôme Absolue L’Extrait Ultimate Rejuvenating Elixir ($360)
This luxurious cream-elixir is made with the brand’s revolutionary “Rose Native Cells,” which promise to reveal firmer and more elastic skin.
Ren Moroccan Rose Otto Bath Oil ($48)
Slip some of this calming oil into your bath to melt away the day’s stresses. It’s made with Moroccan Rose Otto Oils, which moisturize, de-stress, and soothe.
Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Gel Mask ($45)
Rose stem cells are blended with rose extracts to help calm tired skin and decrease the appearance of wrinkles and dullness.
RéVive Fermitif Neck Renewal Cream ($150)
The line’s eye cream is one of our co-founder’s favorites, and the rose-infused neck cream is just as rave-worthy. With SPF 15 and ingredients like sunflower seed oil and squalane, this luxurious cream will smooth and tighten skin in the neck and décolletage areas.
Sunday Riley Isis Hydroactive Cellular Face Oils ($125)
The cult-favorite line’s rose-based face oil is perfect for dry, mature skin—it’s also filled with ingredients like chia seed oil, wild carrot seed oil, and tomato seed oil to boost skin cell turnover and increase elasticity.
Kypris Beauty Elixir 1—1,000 Roses ($225)
One of the hero products in this natural beauty line, this serum is made with the essential of 1,000 organic Bulgarian roses and leaves you with dewy, petal-soft skin.