Long Haired Lady
for Beautifying the Hair.
POMADE FOR THE
HAIR. - Take one ounce of spermaceti, one ounce
of caster oil, four ounces of olive oil, and two
pennyworth of pergamot, and melt them together in a
pot placed in boiling water, stirring the mixture
all the while; when thoroughly mixed. pour the
mixture into pots while hot.
HAIR RESTORATIVE. - A good hair restorative
may be made of boxwood leaves, of which take a
handful and put into one pint of boiling water;
digest for an hour, simmer ten minutes, and then
strain. In applying it to the hair rub it well into
TO INCREASE THE
GROWTH OF HAIR. - Take of mutton suet, one
pound; best white wax four ounces essences of
bergamot and lemon, of each three drachms; oils of
lavender and thyme, of each one drachm. Mix the
suet and wax over a gentle fire and then perfumes.
WALNUT HAIR DYE.
- the simplest form is the expressed juice of the
bark or shell of green walnuts. To preserve this
juice, a little rectified spirits may be added to
it, with a few bruised cloves, and the whole
digested together, with occasional agitation for a
week or fortnight, when the clean portion is
decanted, and, if necessary, filtered. Sometimes,
only a little common salt is added to preserve the
juice, it should be kept in a cool place.
TO CURL THE HAIR.
- There is no preparation which will make naturally
straight hair assume a permanent curl. The
following will keep the hair in curl for a short
time: Take borax, two ounces; gum arable, one
drachms; and hot water, not boiling, one quart; stir
and, as soon as the ingredients are dissolved, add
three tablespoonfuls of strong spirits of camphor.
On retiring to rest, wet the hair with the above
liquid, and roll in twists of paper as usual. Do
not disturb the hair until morning, when untwist and
form the ringlets.
HAIR WASH. - Take one once of borax, add an
once of camphor powdered - these ingredients fine -
and dissolve them in one quart of boiling water.
When cool, the solution will be ready for use. Damp
the hair frequently. This wash is said not only to
beautify, but to strengthen the hair, preserve the
color and prevent baldness.
TO PREVENT HAIR FORM FALLIN OUT. - To prevent
hair from falling out or turning gray use a
teacupful of dried sage, and boil it in a quart of
soft water for twenty minutes. Strain it off and
add a piece of borax the size of an English Walnut,
pulverize the borax' put the sage in when cool, into
a quart of water; add the borax, shake well together
and keep in a cool place, wet the hair thoroughly
and rub the wash well sin the head with the hand
this after a good hard rubbing brush the hair well
before the hair so it will become dry.
I have been on
exhibition all over the world. hoping these
instructions will be followed and a grand benefit
will result, I remain,
Long haired lady.
Friend of Old Chief Long Hair.