DIY NATURAL COLD CREAM


The starting point of a clear, glowing complexion is an efficient cleanser that also nourishes and moisturises.

One of the earliest recorded skin cleansers is COLD CREAM, invented by Galen, a Greek physician.

Cold cream:

-was originally based on beeswax, olive oil and rosewater

-has a cooling effect on the skin

-works as a cleanser wen the oil and the wax melt on the face to loosen dirt, make-up and sebum, which can be removed swiftly with a tissue or a hot damp towel

And making this cream yourself is much easier than you thought, especially since you might have all the necessary equipment in your kitchen already.Here's how:

Prepare all ingredients and utensils.Make sure utensils and workplace are clean.

Add beeswax to oils and melt in a hot water bath.Once beeswax is melted, remove from water bath and let the mixture cool down to 50 C

While the oil+beeswax mixture cools, heat the rosewater to 50 C in a water bath. Add the citric acid and cinnamon.

Make sure both the oil+beeswax mixture and the rosewater have a temperature of around 50 C, then it’s time to emulsify the two.See video below:


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