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By Lola Montez

Excerpt from the humanities of attractiveness or secrets and techniques of a Lady's rest room: With tricks to gents at the artwork of Fascinating

It is to protect ladies opposed to those substantial impo sitionf, and to save lots of them from such useless a'nd lifeless expenses, that i've got weighted down this paintings with such a lot of recipes. They have been, a lot of them, given me via celebrated beauties who used them themselves; and such a lot Of them have been, initially, written within the French, Spanish, German, and Italian languages. In translat ing them, i'm painfully inspired that i could have used many unprofessional phrases, no matter if i've got com mitted no worse mistakes yet, if my which means is intel ligible, they might, i believe, be relied upon because the most secure and most sensible arrangements which a woman can hire in her toilet.

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Etc. How must the constitution anft'er in trying to digest this mela-nge! How does the heated complexion bear witness to the combustion within I Let the . ' The firm texture of the rounded form gives way to a flabby softness, or yiel~ to o. ~craggy leanness, or shapeless fate. The once fair skin assumes a pallid rigidity or bloated· redness, which the deluded victim would still regard as the roses of health and beauty. And when she at last becomes aware of her condition, to repair the ravages she flies to paddings, to give shape where there is none; to stays, to compress into form the swelling chaos of flesh; and to paints, to rectify the dingy complexion.

A fashionable beauty at St. Petersburgb gave me the following recipe for a w'lsb, wbicb imp:nts a remarkable lustre t'> the face, and is the greatest favorite of a Russian lady's toilet. fk, and distill the 11)/wk. Bottle it, kLep carefully corked, fifteen days, 1rhen it 1J)ill be fit for we. Apply it Q~,v:rnight, a1ul 1J)ash i" tht morning 1J)Uh tepid water. 16 TBIII ARTS OJ' BEAUTY. PulPERNEL W AT&R is a sovereign wash with the ladies all over the continent of Europe, for whitening the complexion.

White brandy Rose water . 8 oz. 6 oz. s oz. 1 grain. pint. 4 01. 86 THE ARTS OJ' BEAUTY. Pot the fat, oil, and wax into a well glazed earthen vessel, and let them simmer over a slow fire until they are assimilated ; then pour in the other ingredients, and let the whole gradually cool, when it will be fit for use. There is no doubt but that this mixture, frequently and thoroughly rubbed upon the body on going to bed, will impart a remarkable degree of elasticity to the muscles. )rougbly wiped with a sponge, dampened with cold water.

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