A good cold cream to be used daily to protect the skin, apply after thoroughly cleaning your face.
Heat oil oil gently in a double boiler. Stir in as many rose petals as will go in the oil, and remove from heat. Pour mixture into a heavy jar and infuse for 7 days. Strain with muslin or layered cheesecloth and set aside.
Melt beeswax in double boiler, and gradually stir in the rose-infused oil. Remove from heat, and add the water while stirring constantly. When the cream has the consistency you desire, pour into a wide mouthed glass or porcelain container.
- 1 1\2 cups rose petals (fresh is best)
- 6 tbls. olive oil
- 1 1\2 tsps. beeswax, grated
- 1 tsp. distilled water