I

Carmine........... 4 parts

Stronger ammonia

water........... 4 parts

Essence of rose .... 16 parts Rose water to make 500 parts

Mix. A very delightful violet odor, if this is preferred, is obtained by using ionone in place of rose essence. A cheaper preparation may be made as follows:

II

Eosine............ 1 part

Distilled water..... 20 parts

Glycerine.......... 5 parts

Cologne water...... 75 parts

Alcohol...........100 parts

Mix.

Rub together with 10 parts of almond oil and add sufficient mucilage of tragacanth to make the mass adhere to the porcelain palette.

III

Carmine.......... 1 part

Stronger ammonia

water.......... 1 part

Attar of rose...... 4 parts

Rose water....... 125 parts

Mix. Any other color may be used in place of rose, violet (ionone), for instance, or heliotrope. A cheaper preparation may be made by substituting eosine for the carmine, as follows:

IV

Eosine........... 1 part

Distilled water .... 20 parts

Glycerine......... 5 parts

Cologne water..... 75 parts

Alcohol.......... 100 parts

Mix.