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Rosa centifolia

  • History

    Rosa centifolia, considered to be one of the most important of the ancient rose varieties, is one of the two main species of rose sought after to make rose essential oil. Artists were drawn to its beauty and it became known as the "painter's rose". Grown in the Mediterranean basin, southern Asia and Europe (Holland, France), its other names include the Holland rose and Grasse rose.

  • Location

    Rosa centifolia leaves used in extract come from Western Europe. Rosa centifolia petals used in juice come from Morocco

  • Melvita's Commitment

    The rose extract helps prevent the skin from drying and improves softness and suppleness while also providing a natural barrier against evaporation. It is particularly suited to dry and damaged skin. The juice, extracted from rose petals has moisturizing and protective properties. It is particularly suited to dry and damaged skin.