4177. Bandoline Powder
.—The best Bandoline Powder is preparedfrom Quince Seeds, although it is not so light colored, and does not yieldso much liquid as that prepared from Tragacanth.The following formulas may be used: Quince seed, in fine powder, 4ounces, Bulk Perfume (Upper Ten or other) 2 fl.drachms. Mix them welltogether. This is put up in packages of about 1 drachm, which willmake 3 or 4 ounces of Bandoline when added to Water.Tragacanth, in fine powder, 4 ounces. Acacia, in fine powder, 1 ounce,Bulk Perfumes 2 fl.drachms. Mix and use as the foregoing.Powdered perfumed soap also makes a good Bandoline Powder, a fewgrains only should be mixed with a few drops of Water when wanted foruse.
COSMETICS FOR THE COMPLEXION.
In a general sense the term Cosmetic may be applied to preparationswhich are used to soften, cleanse, purify or beautify the complexion,hair, teeth, etc., but in this connection, the preparations only which areapplied to "beautifying" the complexion will be noted. The preparationscontaining insoluble substances are best made by grinding themthrough a paint mill, but very good preparations may be made byrubbing them fine in a mortar as directed in the formulae.
These are mostly preparations containing some insoluble ingredientswhich are intended to beautify the complexion, making the skin whiteor of a flesh tint, and covering tan, freckles, etc.
4178. Oriental Cream
.—Calomel 2 ounces av., Sub-Nitrate of Bismuth1 ounce av., Carbonate of Barium, or Oxide of Zinc,1i ounce av.. Watera sufficient quantity. Rub the powders in a mortar with successiveportions of Water, allowing the precipitate to settle, and pouring off theWater several times to wash out the impurities and make a smoothpreparation; finally, pour the precipitate into a pint bottle and addenough distilled or filtered rain water to make a pint. This preparation is
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