Cream Of Beauty - A Little Book Of Beauty Culture, Containing Many Recipes For Useful Toilet Creams And Lotions


This classic, historical book is a detailed look at ladies' cosmetics, filled with detailed descriptions and recipes forming a complete how-to-guide that is still practical and useful today. A fascinating read this book belongs on the bookshelf of anyone interested in the history of beautification. Contents include - Introduction - The Care Of The Face - The Care Of The Hands - About The Materials Used In Making Cosmetics - Cold Cream, Its History, Compostion And Utility - Modern Vanishing Creams - Emollient And Astringent Creams, (A) Greasy - Emollient And Astringent Cream - (a) Non-Greasy - The Mud-Pack Treatment - Face Powder - Rouge And Lipstick, Their Use And Abuse - Some Useful Toilet Waters And Lotions - The Care Of The Hair - Some Preparations For The Hair - The Problem Of Superflous Hair. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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