"And the last rose of summer
Left blooming alone;
All her lovely companions
Are faded and gone".
- Thomas Moore.
The Famed Damask Rose
The magic begins with the Damask Rose, a rose valued throughout the centuries for its beauty and health benefits. A botanical bounty is stored within its delicate petals and wonderful blooms that symbolize grace and perfection, giving a noble aura. Damask Rose petals stand out from the crowd with bright colors, pleasing shapes and a heavenly scent. It’s nature’s way of saying, come and get me!
Persian and European royalty alike adorned the aromatic rose oil, treating the scent as the definition of luxury. Enchanting, intense, and sweet, the scent of Damask rose is revered in the stories of the 1001 Nights as one of the most sensual aromas.
Today’s advancements in biotechnology make it possible to unlock all flower’s unique powers and amplify its benefits on skin.
The “Valley of Roses” and the “Liquid Gold”
Known as the most oil bearing rose of its kind, the Damask Rose miracle blossom thrives in the Valley of Roses in Bulgaria. The land’s rolling hills, fertile soil and pristine weather yield high quality rose petals. Seizing on the opportunity, savvy farmers began seeding their fields with roses. An intimate relationship bloomed and the rose quickly became a homegrown cultural icon.
I’m sexy and I grow it. Beaming with pride, villages developed special methods of planting and nurturing these beautiful flowers. Imagine spending every day around the sweet uplifting aroma of fresh flowers and you’ll fall in love too.
Gently picked by happy workers, our flowers are sustainably harvested. Picking begins at 4 o’clock in the morning and usually ends at 10 am because petals picked in the afternoon have 50% less rose oil in them. Special willow branch baskets are used to catch and carry the petals as the willow does not soak the dew of the rose petals. This is important to us because almost 50,000 individual rose petals are needed to make 1 milligram of pure rose oil, or as the locals fondly say, “liquid gold.”.
Great care is taken to extract beneficial vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. For this task we’ve hired local experts located as close as possible to the flower fields. By distilling near to the source, we can ensure the highest of quality. The Enio Bonchev distillery is a fourth-generation family business with a reputation for fair trade and state of the art distilleries. Its expertise blends tradition with technology adding a loving touch to our product.
Experience the magic on your sweet skin.
Celebrating the bloom of two ancient botanicals: our ultimate muse, the Orpheus flower and the prized Damask rose, we developed our biome-balancing hero: The Resurrection Flora Balancing Rose Toner to bring new life to your skin. A 100% organic rose hydrosol with a highest quality of rose oil, infused with antioxidant-rich Resurrection flower cell extract and soothing Damask rose stem cells, it calms, strengthens, and fortifies the skin’s barrier, promoting beneficial bacteria.
Our Resurrection Flora Balancing Rose Toner checks all the boxes:
- Gives skin a boost of weightless, multi-depth hydration
- Calms and reduces redness and inflammation
- Balances the skin's microbiome for a healthier, resilient skin.
- The aroma therapeutic power of the roses relieves stress and anxiety.
Your skin will thank you for that!
When applying our Rose Toner, gently close your eyes, allowing the alluring aroma to sweep you away to the ancient land of roses. Find it exclusively in our limited-edition Blooming Beauty Stem Cell Trio.