Vetiver is a one-stop solution for most of your skin problems. It moisturizes and hydrates the skin, and helps restore the natural pH of the skin. It also helps to tighten the skin pores as it is considered a natural astringent. The cooling properties of vetiver help to reduce inflammation and prevent sunburn. Vetiver is very gentle on the skin and is very good for sensitive skin.
Glycerites are used a lot in herbalism, as they are considered alcohol-free tinctures. They are actually extracts of plant matter in glycerine. There is a dual benefit to glycerites. There is the benefit from the extracts of the plant matter that is soaked in the glycerine and from the glycerine itself which is an excellent humectant
Hydrosols are a great alternative to essential oils, due to their water-based therapeutic properties. Hydrosols are much less concentrated than essential oils and can be used on babies, pregnant women and the elderly. As they have a large proportion of water, they are also very gentle on the skin, and you can apply it without diluting with any carrier oil.