History & Origin

There are over 100 species of Roses, which are woody perennials and form part of the family Rosaceae. The flowers vary in size and shape and come in a range of colours from white, through to yellows and reds.

The majority of the species are native to Asia, with smaller numbers native to Europe, North America, and northwest Africa. The Chinese and the Egyptians are thought to have first cultivated roses, around 5,000 years ago and during the Middle Ages, monks and apothecaries grew roses for their medicinal value. In the late 18th-century, cultivated roses were introduced into Europe from China, a lineage to which most modern-day roses can be traced back.

How can Rose help my skin?

As beautiful as they are in your garden, the extracts from this versatile delicate flower may be used on all skin types, however it is highly effective in products for dry, sensitive, and mature skin. Pevonia uses Rosa Gallica Flower Oil (French Rose); an ultra-pure, top quality essential oil used for its regenerating, calming and antiseptic qualities. French Rose essential oil is considered the most fragrant and effective of all rose oils.

Rose essential oil contains a complex array of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They are naturally antibacterial as rose essential oil can help treat acne and acne-prone skin. Combined with its cleansing properties, rose makes an ideal ingredient in face washes and cleansers. While we may think of roses for their iconic deep red colour, rose oils can actually help reduce swollen spots as they are an anti-inflammatory. Its calming properties can also help sooth Rosacea and eczema.

Rose contains high amounts of Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant and is an important vitamin which protects skin cells from damage, especially sun damage. Some evidence even suggests that rose water can help prevent sunburn. The natural oils found in roses, help to lock moisture into the skin, keeping it feeling smooth and hydrated. Rose is especially beneficial for those with sensitive skin, because the sugars in its petals create a soothing feeling. It is also a natural astringent, tightening pores and restoring suppleness for a glowing complexion. Unlike conventional alcohol-based toners, rose leaves skin feeling smooth, not dried out.

Which Pevonia products contain Rose Oil?


Hyaluronic Acid HydraMist

An alcohol free and Family friendly 4-in-1 hydrating toner. Hyaluronic Acid blends with Chamomile, Aloe, Green Tea, Grapefruit Peel Oil, Lavender Oil and Rose Oil to instantly diminish feelings of tightness and dryness, counteracting dehydration and encouraging a healthier skin barrier. 

De-Stress Escape Aromatic Oil

Bursting with natural skin-friendly and aromatic base oils, this intensely hydrating oil quenches your skin’s thirst instantly whilst protecting and soothing your skin's barrier. Safflower and Squalane join Lavender, Chamomile, Grapefruit and Rose Oil to sooth, calm, relax and brighten your skin for optimal skin health.

RS2 Gentle Cleanser

This gentle and creamy, water-soluble cleanser combines Green Tea, French Rose Essential Oil and Chamomile to perfectly cleanse and refresh Rosacea and sensitive skin. Specifically formulated and tested to be used on any skin with micro-circulation problems: couperose, erythrose, erythrocouperose, rosacea or acne rosacea. Anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant, skin surfaces are cleansed, soothed and decongested, leaving skin residue free. Also recommended for hypersensitive skin.

Sensitive Skin Lotion

Perfect your cleanse, plus control and soothe your skin's sensitivity with this alcohol-free toner. Packed with natural calming and soothing ingredients such as Chamomile, Calendula, Aloe, Azulene, Horse Chestnut and Rose Oil, this soothing lotion calms redness and strengthens capillaries. Great as a healing after-shave mist or for those who need extra hydration during the day.

Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser

Gently buff away impurities and dead skin for a smooth complexion with this non-drying, sulfate-free, exfoliating cleanser. Jojoba granules and Soapwort combines with Horse chestnut, Chamomile and Rose Oil to gently eliminate sebum and toxins without irritating your skin.


Rosacea Facial

This treatment is proven capable of delivering the exceptional results desired by those suffering from severe sensitivity, broken capillaries, Rosacea and Acne Rosacea. This alleviating thermal clay mask provides soothing relief and visible results to dilated capillaries, congestion, blotchiness, and irritability. Comforting and healing ingredients such as: Rose, Green Tea, Chamomile and Liquorice, combine to properly decongest and calm your skin for an even, healthy appearance. Ideal for Vascular skin conditions.


  • A thermal mask scented with French Rose
  • Tailored to treat a Rosacea, Acne Rosacea or Vascular skin type
  • Ideal for those who are prone to severe sensitivity, permanent redness and hot flushes.
  • Vaso-constrictor
  • Strengthens and heals capillaries

Body Polish Treatment

A rich, creamy-textured skin refining body scrub to remove impurities and rough skin. Gentle and deep-cleansing, Pevonia’s Body Polish uses natural jojoba granules to activate the blood circulation without harming the fine capillaries, leaving skin soft, silky and smooth. Performed within every Body Wrap and Self-Tan treatment, or as a sole treatment.


  • A skin refining body scrub
  • Good for all skin types
  • Eliminates impurities and dead skin
  • Stimulates circulation
  • Leaves skin soft, smooth and silky
  • Ideal before a body wrap

Full Body Aroma Massage

A therapeutic massage for complete relaxation using a blend of the highest quality essential oils, such as Hazel Nut Oil, French Rose Essential Oil and Lavender Essential Oil. Your therapist will select appropriate oil depending on your individual needs.


  • Anti-stress and relaxation
  • Anti-fluid and stagnation
  • Draining and anti-toxic
  • Rejuvenating
  • Energising
  • Release tensions and nurture the body by indulging in this special massage

To find your nearest Pevonia spa/salon, please visit our Spa Finder section HERE.

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