Oil of sweet almonds ......... 8 fluidounces

White wax........ 1 ounce

Spermaceti........ 1 ounce

Camphor......... 1 ounce

Rose water....... 5 fluidounces

Borax (in fine powder) ........... 4 drachms

Oil of rose........ 10 drops

Melt the wax and spermaceti, add the oil of sweet almonds, in which the camphor has been dissolved with very gentle eat; then gradually add the rose water, in which the borax has previously been dissolved, beating or agitating constantly with a wooden spatula until cold. Lastly add the oil of rose.

Petrolatum Cold Cream

Petrolatum (white).. . 7 ounces

Paraffine........... 1 ounce

Lanolin............. 2 ounces

Water.............. 3 ounces

Oil of rose........... 3 drops

Alcohol............. 1 drachm

A small quantity of borax may be

added, if desirable, and the perfume may

be varied to suit the taste.