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it soon causes the face to turn sallow and yellow. The following is
perfectly pure, and is a splendid article, giving a lovely, refined
=Boston Burnet Powder for the Face.=--Five cents' worth of bay rum, five
cents' worth of magnesia snowflake, five cents' worth of bergamot,
five cents' worth oil of lemon; mix in a pint bottle and fill up with
rain water. Perfectly harmless, and splendid.
=Queen Bess Complexion Wash.=--Put in a vial one dram of benzoin gum in
powder, one dram nutmeg oil, six drops of orange-blossom tea or apple
blossoms; put in half a pint of rain water, and boiled down to a
spoonful, and strained; one-pint of sherry wine. Bathe the face
morning and night; it will remove all flesh-worms and freckles, and
give a beautiful complexion. Or, put one ounce of powdered gum benzoin
in a pint of whisky. To use: Put in water in washbowl till it is
Black specks on the nose disfigure the face. Remove by washing
thoroughly in tepid water, rubbing with a towel, and applying with a
soft flannel a lotion made of three ounces of cologne and half an
ounce of liquor of potash.
TO WHITEN THE SKIN AND REMOVE FRECKLES AND TAN.
Bathe three times a day in a preparation of three quarts water, one
quart alcohol, two ounces of cologne and one of borax, in proportion
of two teaspoons mixture to two tablespoons soft water.
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