COLDIE BUT GOODIE Your nan’s dressing table: home to the wonder cream you need now
Good things come (back) to those who wait: the Spice Girls, corduroy culottes and now… cold cream. Once the ’40s housewife’s dressing-table staple, known for its ability to remove make-up and leave skin smoother than Ross Kemp’s head, its revival is nigh. Modern-day versions have cut out the pore-clogging mineral oils and supercharged their ingredients lists with no-messing naturals. Kate Somerville Cold Cream, £41, soothes with white honey from Hawaii, and conditions with jasmine, rose and daisy. We also love the dreamy The Glow Pot Cucumber Cleanser, £14, packed with coconut and apricot kernel oil. The next thing we’d like brought back from the ’40s? Affordable houses, please.