Dried rosebuds

Radiant Skin at Home: DIY Rose Extract for Skincare

About the author: Jinane Doughan is a professional make-up artist with a degree from the French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. She specialized in natural handmade skincare and haircare products.
Her YouTube channel, Jinane World, has 600+ educational videos and 100K+ subscribers.
She is an accredited Master Trainer and gives courses at a reputed academy that has 16 branches worldwide. She sells online courses about natural skincare.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice. Use any natural skincare or haircare products at your own risk and perform a patch test before use.

Extracts are excellent additions to handmade natural skincare products. They can be added to creams, body scrubs, soaps, etc.

In this article, we will show you how to make rose extract for skincare. By making your own extracts, you will spend less than when buying them readymade and, more importantly, you are confident of the quality of the ingredients.


  • Dried rose
  • Distilled water
  • Vegetable glycerine
  • Glass bowl and glass jar

Unit Of Measurement: gram

  • 8 grams of dried roses = 0.28 ounces
  • 30 grams of distilled water = 1.05 ounces
  • 70 grams of vegetable glycerine = 2.46 ounces

Steps on How to DIY Rose Extract for Skincare

1- Place 8g of dried roses in a glass jar
2- Pour 30 grams of distilled water into the jar and mix well
3- Once it is mixed well, add 70 grams of vegetable glycerine into the jar and mix

4- Ensure that the rosebuds and petals are fully submerged and soaked

5- Cover the jar and leave it in a closed cabinet for a month
6- Every 2-3 days, shake the jar and assure that the glycerine is coating everything well. Return the jar back to the cabinet and repeat for up to a month
7- After a month, filter out the extract and keep it in a glass container ready to use

8- This extract can last for approximately a year without the need for a preservative. However, if you prefer to add a preservative, ask the shop where you buy it about the quantity to add. In general, you can add 1% of the preservative

More extracts preparation:
Vibrant Skin at Home: DIY Chamomile Extract for Skincare
Healthy Skin at Home: DIY Green Tea Extract for Skincare

For additional information on the benefits of rose extract:
Rose Extract: You’ll Fall in Love Once You Hear These 6 Beauty Benefits

Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

You can see the steps explained in this article in the video below between 2m30s and 6m30s


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