Cold Cream

Cold Cream

I love this recipe because it is so damn old. It was invented 2000 years ago by the Greek doctor and philosopher Galen. It’s great for removing dirt and keeps the skin soft and smooth. You’ll find many versions of this recipe on the net, but I like Elizabeth Francke’s from her book Make your Own Cosmetics and Fragrances New Zealand.


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  1. I have just made a triple batch of your cold cream. Should it be white like the cream in your picture? I found stirring as you suggested was not enough, so used electric beaters on it several minutes. It is very oily and nothing like any cold cream I have used before. Can’t wipe enough residue off my skinm

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