Formula #001 : SHEA COLD CREAM
This truly natural cream is the epitome of Green Beauty. Made the traditional way, with no modern emulsifying waxes, so this is a true oil + water Cold Cream.
Made to deeply nourish, but soak in easily when applied as a face cream. Doubles as a creamy oil-based cleansing cream as well. No matter how you choose to use this cream, you can feel good about the food-grade + Organic ingredients.
Excess Oil + Sensitivity + Redness + Breakouts + Clogged Pores + Makeup Removal and Cleansing in One Step!
This cream is one that never ceases to amaze me. It is one of those products that has so many uses that I always have it with me. I use it as my face cream during the day, a thick layer as my night cream, to remove makeup, on my dry hands, all over my body as a moisturizer, under my eyes, and even my lips in a pinch.
My love of all things beauty began long before high school, but it was in high school that I was introduced to Theater. Theater, more specifically the makeup, enthralled me. I transformed my classmates using mere powders and creams. i loved it and so did they. That was, until the end of the night when it had to be removed, so our quarterback didn't have raccoon eyes in Geometry. This was when I discovered Cold Cream. This was the stuff from the grocery store, packed with chemicals and wreaking of artificial rose... but, even this was game-changing. Cold Cream was gentle, but removed all traces of makeup. Even better, it wasn't like the wipes or washes that left skin tight. I could give the guys a glop of cold cream and a face cloth, confident they would be able to remove everything.
It was the gentle versatility of Cold Cream that first enamored me, but this recipe goes beyond those of my teens. When I was able to craft my own, I did so using only the finest and most pristine Organic ingredients. This cream is a little thicker, and perhaps more finicky than the store-bought cream of my youth. That being said, I know that what I am using is truly safe and doing only good for my skin.
WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT
This little cream won't clog your pores, but packs a punch of nourishment and antioxidants.
Hand-whipped in micro batches.
Organic Ingredients + Essential Oils
No emulsifying wax. This cream is 95% RAW INGREDIENTS and a small percentage Essential Oils and Radish-based preservative. Emulsifying wax can actually leave skin MORE DRY when rinsed off. It has one job, emulsify oil and water. While some creams may feel silky when applied, the e-wax (cetyl or ceteryl alcohol) can actually leave you with clogged pores and drier skin in the long run.
Carefully crafted to require no artificial emulsifiers + No Borax
Makeup Remover + Moisturizer + Portable OCM
Make no mistake, unlike commercial Cold Cream, this Cold Cream is the most natural and effective moisturizer you can get. Safe for all over your body + face. Great for children and an ideal moisturizer after serums.
Many "Natural" moisturizers still contain Emulsifying wax, while it is derived from natural sources, it is also comedogenic. While it is much harder to make a cream using Candelilla Wax, I chose to make this as clean and safe as was physically possible.
Both of my Vegan Cold Creams are a rarity on the market and I am confident you will love this multi-tasking cream as much as I do.
Safe for Acne-prone + Sensitive Skin
Cold Cream originated in Ancient Greece. A man named Galan made the first version with Beeswax + Rose Oil + Olive Oil.
This simple emulsion offers skin a balance of Moisture + Hydration, as well as removing modern makeup.
In honor of Galan, I have crafted a Vegan Cold Cream that offers all the benefits of moisture + hydration +makeup removal, without the possible negative of clogged pores.
Organic Hemp Seed Oil gives this cream its green hue. It offers a Non-Comedogenic + Soothing + Omega Fatty Acid Rich base for this cream.
Organic Shea Butter nourishes with Vitamin A + improves the look of scars + signs of aging.
Organic Aloe Vera nourishes + soothes + cools + speeds healing
Vegan Candelilla Wax lends thickness as well as makes this cream Vegan.
PRODUCT SIZE INFO
2 fl oz Glass Jar
*Shea Butter, *^Hemp Seed Oil, *Sunflower Oil, Candelilla Wax, Distilled Water, *Aloe Vera Juice, Non GMO Vitamin E, Essential Oils, *Glycerin, Radish Root Ferment Filtrate & Lactobacillus & Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract
3 months (6 refrigerated) - You can leave this on your bathroom counter, but be aware of any changes in texture, smell, or appearance.
This cream is made fresh, with food-grade ingredients, and will go bad. This is the very part of this cream that makes it special. It is not packed with chemicals that keep it fresh, so use it while you got it :)
APPLICATION & TEXTURE
The texture of this "cream" is borderline balm texture in winter or when cold. The wax that helps combine the oil and water without need for an emulsifier is also what makes this slightly hard. Thankfully, you are a warm-blooded human, and this melts easily with body heat. So, scoop out the amount you need with the provided tool and plop in your hand, screw on the lid, and then warm between palms. You will see some droplets of water occasionally, this is literally the little pockets of moisture whipped into the oils, cool!
Cleanse – Massage a dime-size amount between palms and then into dry skin (makeup is fine.)
Massage for 3-5 minutes until makeup is broken down. Remove with dry or damp cloth, microfiber is my personal favorite, but muslin or very soft cotton is fine. Always use a clean cloth, and wash cloths with plant-based soap.
Moisturize – Apply a thick layer to cleansed skin before bed, or a ½ pea size amount any time to clean face + neck. May also be used on hands + feet + anywhere skin is dry.
Daily Moisturizer - Apply a pea-size amount to cleansed + damp skin Am + Pm
Please do not feel boxed in by "skin type." Skin Type is, in my opinion, very fluid. Your skin is reactive. If you have been using a commercial face wash that strips your skin, you may think you have "Oily" skin, but within a few weeks of using an Oil Cleanser, you will find your skin was just overproducing oil lto account for the oil being stripped. Choose an essential oil blend that you like. There is no blend below that will be a detriment to any skin type.
*Lavender + Geranium - Great for Sensitive Skin
*Tea Tree + Thyme - Great for Acne + Breakouts
*Rose - Soothing for all skin types.
OTHER PRODUCTS YOU MAY LIKE
This pairs really well with any of the hydrosols. When using as a cleanser; after removing Cold Cream, mist cleansed skin with Face Water, and then apply a small amount of moisturizer to seal in. When using as a moisturizer, mist Face Water on cleansed skin and then apply Cold Cream.
You may also be interested in my New Skin Micro-Exfoliating Face Scrub. Exfoliation is key to healthy skin, and when you really want your products to work, exfoliating the layer of dead skin on the surface helps all of your products to penetrate deeper.
Want an amazing eye cream to go with your amazing face cream? Bright Soul Eye Butter is super nourishing and can be used along with your Cold Cream to keep your skin soft + smooth + hydrated.
*External Use Only. Keep away from kiddos and pets. Discontinue use and consult your doctor if irritation occurs. Avoid Eye + Mucous Membrane contact. Consult a Physician if you are pregnant + nursing. All statements above are for information purposes, Bear’s Beauty does not make any medical claims. Products not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease or ailment. The information provided by Bear’s Beauty has not been evaluated by the FDA. All products are intended for Cosmetic Use Only.
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Many items are composed of delicate floral waters and botanical oils. Keeping your items in the fridge and away from direct light will greatly extend the life of the product. This is especially true for Hydrosols + Cremes + Cold Creams + Sprays + Butters (in the summer they may become liquid) + Coconut (Coconut becomes liquid at 76 degrees) + Cremes. I use Radish Root Ferment, a widely used natural preservative, but keeping your items cool + away from light will give you more time to use + love them. Oil-based serums should be stored away from direct light and refrigerated if you will not use within 4 months.
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