I’ve made variations on this many times before, always searching for the ideal cream, and this is my favourite to date. It is light enough for a rich face cream, but nourishing and luxurious. This version seems to be absorbed very quickly and leaves no residue on the skin. When I rubbed it in (straight from the mixing jar!), it was all gone within a few seconds. A tiny amount goes a very long way. I shall use this daily.
This time I made it using a hand held stick blender rather than a coffee frother, which seems to be producing rather frothy creams… not entirely surprising. The blender, on the other hand, works well, as long as I keep it on low, or low-to-medium as the cream thickens. I could have added more rose absolute, but I don’t like my creams too fragrant. Adapt for any other fragrance, maybe lavender, frankincense or rosemary, instead of rose. Here is the recipe: