This preparation is used in massage for removing wrinkles:

I

White wax.........       0.5 ounce

Spermaceti........       0.5 ounce

Cocoanut oil.......     1 ounce

Lanolin...........     1 ounce

Oil of sweet almonds    2 ounces

Melt in a porcelain dish, remove from the fire, and add

Orange-flower water... 1 ounce Tincture of benzoin... 3 drops

Beat briskly until creamy.

II

Snow-white cold

cream...........     4 ounces

Lanolin...........     4 ounces

Oil of theobroma. ..     4 ounces

White petrolatum oil    4 ounces

Distilled water.....     4 ounces

In hot weather add

Spermaceti........     1.5 drachms

White wax.........     2.5 drachms

In winter the two latter are left out and the proportion of cocoa butter is modified. Prepared and perfumed in proportion same as cold cream.

III

White petrolatum 7 av. ounces Paraffine wax. ... J ounce

Lanolin......... 2 a v. ounces

Water........... 3 fluidounces

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

Vanillin......... 2 grains

Alcohol......... 1 fluidrachm

Melt the paraffine, add the lanolin and petrolatum, and when these have melted pour the mixture into a warm mortar, and, with constant stirring, incorporate the water. When nearly cold add the oil and vanillin, dissolved in the alcohol. Preparations of this kind should be rubbed into the skin vigorously, as friction assists the absorbed fat in developing the muscles, and also imparts softness and fullness to the skin.