Almond Powders for the Toilet

I

Almond meal.... 6,000 parts

Bran meal.......3,000 parts

Soap powder..... 600 parts

Bergamot oil..... 50 parts

Lemon oil....... 15 parts

Clove oil......... 15 parts

Neroli oil........         6 parts

II

Almond meal. ... 7,000 parts

Bran meal.......2,000 parts

Violet root....... 900 parts

Borax.......... 350 parts

Bitter almond oil. 18 parts Palmarosa oil.. . . 36 parts Bergamot oil..... 10 parts

III

Almond meal.... 3,000 parts

Bran meal.......3,000 parts

Wheat flour......3,000 parts

Sand............ 100 parts

Lemon oil....... 40 parts

Bitter almond oil. 10 parts

Bath Powder

Borax.............. 4 ounces

Salicylic acid........ 1 drachm

Extract of cassia..... 1 drachm

Extract of jasmine... 1 drachm

Oil of lavender...... 20 minims

Rub the oil and extracts with the borax and salicylic acid until the alcohol has evaporated. Use a heaping teaspoonful to the body bath.

Brunette or Rachelle

Base............... 9 pounds

Powdered Florentine

orris............. 1 pound

Perfume the same. Powdered yellow

ocher. . . . (av.) 3 ounces 120 grains

Carmine No. 40...... CO grains

Rub down the carmine and ocher with alcohol in a mortar, and spread on glass to dry; then mix and sift.