Glycerin and Rose Water for Toddler: Why & How to Use It?

Do you have a toddler who constantly needs moisturizing? If so, you’re not alone! Toddler skin can be delicate and susceptible to dryness and irritation, which is why it’s important to stock your home with moisturizers that are specifically designed for their skin type. One of the most popular moisturizers for toddler skin is glycerin and rose water. Here’s what you need to know about these two ingredients before you choose one for your child.

Glycerin and Rose Water For Toddler Skin

Hello Mommies,

A lot of you must have heard about glycerin & rose water in various DIY recipes which are commonly used for beauty purposes like moisturization and radiant glow etc. Well, both these ingredients are not only great for mother beauty needs but also serve as great products for the toddler skin as well.


Glycerin is a mild and non-toxic compound which is utilized at home for various skincare needs. It is suitable for super soft and sensitive skin. Glycerin is even excellent for allergic skin. The use of glycerin is also recommended by skin specialists in treating minor skin problems like dryness, redness and cracked skin in kids mainly due to the drastic change in the climatic conditions.

Rose Water-

Rose water is yet another ingredient used by most mothers to freshen up their skin and tone the open pores of the skin in a natural way. This is quite soothing and heels cracked skin without irritating sensitive skin. Rose water tends to have a nourishing effect on troubled skin areas and also helps in retaining back the normal skin texture.

Toddler skin is soft and so one cannot simply try the harsh products that are available in the stores for baby skincare unless it is well tried before. So if you wish to take care of the toddler skin in a more safe way then it is advised to use these two ingredients together or individually as these ensure that the skin problems gets resolved within few uses and there is no irritation on the toddler’s skin.

These two ingredients together can be combined and a homemade moisturizing lotion can be prepared for the harsh summer season when the sensitive skin of the kids gets exposed to the harsh sun rays. The moisturization provided by glycerin & rose water is certainly better than any manufactured body lotion or cream.

Since these are harmless ingredients, the homemade lotion of glycerin and rose water in a ratio of 1:2 can be easily prepared by moms at home and can be used for the body areas which get maximum exposure.

Anamika also shared a DIY homemade body lotion for babies & toddlers for winters, where she suggested that one can skip the olive oil ingredient and use it as a great homemade lotion for the summer season. It is natural and has no side effects.

Do try these two things and make your own moisturizing otion for the common skin problems in toddlers and kids.

Don’t forget to checkout the DIY Homemade Moisturizing Lotion which Anamika shared below-

Hope you liked this post on how you can use glycerin & rose water for kids skincare and not only for your beauty needs!

If your toddler has sensitive or dry skin, then the natural ingredients in glycerin and rose water can restore normal skin moisture levels.

To use these ingredients at home, mix one teaspoon each of glycerin and rose water to a bowl of lukewarm milk and apply it on the face. Leave it for 10 minutes and wash it off with warm water. Do this twice a week for best results.
Have you used any of these ingredients? Share your experience in comments!

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if we apply glycerin and rose water on face?

The ideal toner is one that combines rose water and glycerine. It cleanses, replenishes moisture lost, and guards against acne. It is also gentle and soothes the skin. Use this mixture as a toner after washing your face twice day.

Can we leave rose water and glycerin on face overnight?

Can you apply a glycerin and rosewater mixture overnight? Yes, if it complements your skin.

What do you use glycerin and rosewater for?

This medicine is applied topically as a moisturiser to treat or prevent mild skin irritations and dry, rough, scaly, itchy skin (such as diaper rash, skin burns from radiation therapy). Emollients are chemicals that soften, moisturise, and reduce flaking and irritation of the skin.

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