- Section: THE LADIES COMPANION FOR THE DRESSING ROOM.
- Recipe: To take away Wrinkles.
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century
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To take away Wrinkles.
Take two ounces of the powder of myrrh, lay it in a small fire shovel till it be red hot, then take a mouthful of white wine and let it fall gently upon the myrrh, which will smoke up, when you must hold your face over it, so as to receive as much of the smoke ,as possible. "If you hold your face over it till the whole is wasted, it will have a wonderful effect; but if that is too painful, you may cover your face with a cloth.