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The Gentlewoman's Companion: or, A Guide to the Female Sex, an electronic edition

by Hannah Woolley [Woolley, Hannah, fl. 1670]

date: 1675
source publisher: Printed by A. Maxwell for Edward Thomas
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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To cleanse the skin of the face, and make it look beautiful and fair.

Take Rosemary and boil it in White-wine, with the juice of Erigan put thereunto, and wash your face therewith Mornings and Evenings. If your Face be troubled with heat, take Elder-flowers, Plantane, white Daisie roots, and Herb-Robert and put these into running-water, and wash your Face therewith at night, and in the Morning.