What is a cold cream?
The first cold cream has been attributed to the Greek physician, Galen (150 AD), who reputedly made a primitive emulsion by mixing water with molten beeswax and olive oil. It was laborious to make – requiring a great deal of mixing – and tended to separate on standing. Generally, cold creams have a high proportion of fatty and oily materials in the formulation, and offer a pleasant cooling, nourishing and comforting sensation when applied, hence the name Cold Cream.
What are the benefits of cold creams?
Cold creams have been relied on for centuries to help maintain youthful, radiant skin. With their wonderful richness, they help to deliver essential hydration and have also been known to improve the skin’s texture and appearance by softening and smoothing. Another great advantage is they are suitable for all skin types, however dry skin in particular will benefit from their impressive hydrating ability.
is a renowned skin care ingredient, used for centuries and is widely believed to have been included in one of the first ever cosmetic creams. Loved for its nourishing properties, Beeswax works to soften and protect the skin, keeping it hydrated and healthy-looking.
Natural Almond Oil
is brimming with vitamins A and E – some of the most beneficial when it comes to skin nourishment. It also has a fantastic moisturising ability which helps to soothe, soften and restore dry skin.
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