I

White vaseline..... 6 ounces

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

Spermaceti........ 5 drachms

Subchloride bismuth 6 drachms

Attar of rose........ 6 minims

Oil of bitter almonds 1 minim

Rectified spirit...... 1/2 ounce

Melt the vaseline, wax, and spermaceti together, and while cooling incorporate the subchloride of bismuth (in warm mortar). Dissolve the oils in the alcohol, and add to the fatty mixture, stirring all until uniform and cold. In cold weather the quantities of wax and spermaceti may be reduced.

II

Lanolin........... 1 ounce

Almond oil........ 1 ounce

Oleate of zinc (powder) ............ 3 drachms

Extract of white rose 1.5 drachms

Glycerine.......... 2 drachms

Rose water........ 2 drachms

Face Cream Without Grease

Quince seed........ 10 parts

Boiling water.......1,000 parts

Borax.............         5 parts

Boric acid......... 5 parts

Glycerine.......... 100 parts

Alcohol, 94 per cent. 125 parts Attar of rose, quantity sufficient to perfume. Macerate the quince seed in half of the boiling water, with frequent agitations, for 2 hours and 30 minutes, then strain off. In the residue of the boiling water dissolve the borax and boric acid, add the glycerine and the perfume, the latter dissolved in the alcohol. Now add, little by little, the colate of quince seed, under constant agitation, which should be kept up for 5 minutes after the last portion of the colate is added.