Sift yellow corn meal till fine, and rub into the hair, brush thoroughly, and repeat.
Rub dry salt into the hair at night, wear a night cap, and brush out all the salt in the morning, to make the hair lustrous.
Washing hair in warm salt water is very good if not done too often. Always dry in sun and air.
Lay a cake of Ivory soap in a pitcher, pour over it a pint of boiling water, and stir till there's a good lather. Add one teaspoonful of bicarbonate of soda, wash the hair and scalp thoroughly and rinse in several warm waters.
Put five cents worth of Salts of Tartar in a pint of warm water, rub into the hair, making a fine lather. Leave it a short time, and rinse in several warm waters.
After shampooing blond hair, to the last rinsing water, add the juice of half a lemon strained through a cloth. Dry in sun and air.
Put a little alcohol on the tangle.