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Varnish for the Face (1756)

“Put into a Bottle twelve Ounces of Brandy, an Ounce of Sandarach, and half an Ounce of Benjamin. Shake the Bottle often, and afterwards let it settle. When you use it, wash your Face before-hand, and it will give it the handsomest Lustre imaginable.”

Abdeker: Or, the Art of Preserving Beauty, by Antoin Le Camus, 1756

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