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Emory Women Writers Resource Project

The Ladies Best Companion, an electronic edition

by Amelia Chambers [Chambers, Amelia]

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collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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<< Recipe 59

To remove from the face, Spots of a long Standing.

Dissolve in a quart of barley-water, two ounces of benjamin, and the same quantity of storax; put to it a pint of brandy, which will give it a fine redish colour. When you use it take a bason filled with clear spring water, and pour a few drops into it, which you must mix with the water, and then rub it on your face.