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TO CURE AND PREVENT WRINKLES.
=Pomade d'Hebe.=--This pomade is used for the removal of wrinkles. To
make: Melt white wax, one ounce, to gentle heat; add juice of lily
bulbs, two ounces; add honey, two ounces; rose-water, two drams; and
otto of roses, a drop or two. Use twice a day.
=Lotion for Wrinkles.=--Beautifies the face, preserves the freshness of
youth, and gives a beautiful brilliancy to the skin. Take the second
water of barley, one pint, and strain through a piece of fine linen;
add a dozen drops of the balm of Mecca; shake it well together until
the balm is thoroughly incorporated with the water, which will be
effected when the water assumes a whitish or turgid appearance. Before
applying, wash the face with soft water. If used once a day, this
lotion will beautify the face, remove wrinkles, preserve the freshness
of youth, and give a surprising brilliancy to the skin.
=Wash for Wrinkles.=--Take two ounces of the juice of onions, two ounces
of the white lily, two ounces of Norboune honey, and one ounce of
white wax; put the whole into a new earthen pipkin until the wax is
melted, then take the pipkin (crock) off the fire, and continue
stirring briskly until the mixture grows cold. This should be applied
on going to bed and allowed to remain on till the morning.
=To Remove Wrinkles.=--To one fluid ounce of tincture of gum benzoin add
seven fluid ounces of distilled rose-water and one-half ounce of
glycerine. Bathe face, neck, and hands with it at night, letting it
dry on. Wash off in the morning with a very little pure white castile
soap and soft water. This is a famous cosmetic, and has been sold
under various names. It is an excellent remedy for tan, freckles, and
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